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Fruit Every Day for Healthy Bones Nevada City CA

Fruit Every Day for Healthy Bones

June 26, 2006

Fruit Every Day for Healthy Bones in Nevada City Researchers recently set out determine if there was a relationship between fruit and vegetable intake and bone density. Surprisingly, fruit intake was more powerfully associated with healthy bones than was vegetable intake. This relationship was true for both young and older women. It is interesting to…

Deadly Diuretics Nevada City CA

Deadly Diuretics

June 15, 2006

Deadly Diuretics in Nevada City The June 2006 edition of American Journal of Cardiology published a frightening study. The study sought to clarify whether loop diuretics improve outcomes in patients with heart failure. Loop diuretics are widely used for heart failure–the most commonly used loop diuretic is called furosemide, or frusemide. The brand name is…

Chiropractic and Sports Performance Nevada City CA

Chiropractic and Sports Performance

May 19, 2006

Chiropractic and Sports Performance Nevada City CA Over the years there has been a great deal of research on the role of chiropractic in sports performance. These studies demonstrate the power of chiropractic in improving speed, strength, and coordination. The most recent of these studies was published in this month’s edition of the Journal of…

Antipyretics and Antibiotics = Antihealth!

April 17, 2006

Antipyretics and Antibiotics = Antihealth in Nevada City! There is an excellent study in a recent edition of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. The researchers looked at rhinoconjunctivitis (inflammation of the nasal passages and eyes due to allergy), eczema, asthma, and general allergies in children. They found that antibiotic use during the first…

Balloons for Sinusitis

Balloons for Sinusitis

April 11, 2006

Nevada City Balloons for Sinusitis A new article in the Associated Press describes “Sinuplasty”, a technique where a ballon is inserted into the sinuses, then blown up to stretch the passages. “I think there’s a huge number of people who can benefit from this, its really the most exciting thing that’s happened in our specialty…

Cure for Cold and Flu season in Nevada City CA

Cure for Cold and Flu

April 4, 2006

Nevada City Cure for Cold and Flu It’s April in Nevada County and the rain keeps falling–cold season seems to be lingering with the prolonged winter. The best herb I’ve found to combat colds is andrographis paniculata (called Kan Jang in Chinese and Kalmegh in Hindi). This herb has been proven again and again to…

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