Archive | November, 2011

Chiropractic and the Future of Health Care in America

In this series of topics regarding awesome people in healthcare, I’ve come across some great videos and articles. This post is about Dr. Dean Ornish. I’ll just leave the link there for you to explore if you want to learn more about him after watching this video. He is a cardiologist who essentially believes the […]

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Chiropractic Care for Temper Tantrums?

If your child experiences a lot of temper tantrums and you’re looking for help, there are some things here that might be of interest to you.  First of all, know that many kids have them and it’s not really a problem for the most part.  I’m a parent of a boy.  As I’m writing this, […]

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What Are Common Signs of Childhood Diabetes

There are several classic or textbook type signs of diabetes in children to look for.  If you’re not familiar with the classifications of diabetes, then visit diabetes.org or jdrf.org to learn more.  For the purposes of this article, we’ll be guiding the discussion more towards type I or ‘insulin-dependent’ diabetes.  Much like asthma and autism, […]

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Preventing Childhood Obesity In America Starts With You

It’s extremely sad, but the U.S. has a serious problem with obesity.  This is not only adults, in which it is estimated to account for roughly 2/3 of our population, but it’s true in our children as well.  The apple – or in this case, the double with fries – doesn’t fall too far from […]

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Childhood Symptoms of ADHD, Diagnosis and Brain Wave Testing

There are some ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ ways to arrive at the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children.  Unfortunately, more often than not, children get diagnosed in the wrong way.  The fact is, there are specific criteria that need to be met so that a health care practitioner can claim that your child […]

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Bed Wetting Treatment: Your Chiropractic Alternative

If your child is at ‘that’ age where you don’t think they should be wetting the bed anymore, but you can’t find a more physical or organic cause, chiropractic may be a viable option.  Nocturnal enuresis, as it is known ‘medically speaking’ is very often a common situation.  Most girls by 6 and boys by […]

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