Study: Young Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Increased Risk of Fractures

The results of a 2010 study by Swiss scientists at the University Hospitals of Geneva and Lausanne shows strong evidence that children and young adults who suffer from inflammatory bowel disorders, such as Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, are at an increased risk of fracturing bones [1]. How Does IBD Affect Young Bones? Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) … Continue reading Study: Young Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Increased Risk of Fractures

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How Dangerous Is Modern Medicine?

Source: How Dangerous Is Modern Medicine? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Faith in your doctor or health care provider’s ability to safely administer quality medical attention is not something to be taken for granted. These are the men and women we turn to when our health is at its worst. Whether it’s a … Continue reading How Dangerous Is Modern Medicine?

Study: Vitamin D Relieves Joint, Muscle Pain for Breast Cancer Patients

Source: Study: Vitamin D Relieves Joint, Muscle Pain for Breast Cancer Patients by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Every year, approximately a quarter-million new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the United States. About 12 percent of all American women will develop some form of breast cancer during their lifetime; roughly one out … Continue reading Study: Vitamin D Relieves Joint, Muscle Pain for Breast Cancer Patients

Stem Cells: Not Only Embryonic?

Source: Is Plastic Surgery Going Organic? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The following article was written by my good friend, Dr. Richard DeAndrea, MD, ND. As a holistic physician who advocates a progressive approach to medicine, Dr. DeAndrea is the medical advisor to the American Naturopathic Medical Association, the Physician’s Committee for Responsible … Continue reading Stem Cells: Not Only Embryonic?

Are Constipation and Back Pain Related?

Source: Are Constipation and Back Pain Related? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  A member of our customer service team recently received feedback from a customer who had been experiencing such severe constipation that it was segueing into lower back pain. This isn’t the first time I’ve heard a report like this. Soreness and … Continue reading Are Constipation and Back Pain Related?

Consequences of Calcium Deficiency

Source: Consequences of Calcium Deficiency by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The rumors are true, getting enough calcium is a mandatory prerequisite to having healthy teeth and bones. There are other factors involved, but adequate calcium levels are definitely a large part of the equation. When you lack sufficient levels of calcium, your body … Continue reading Consequences of Calcium Deficiency

7 Important Functions of Vitamin B-12

Source: 7 Important Functions of Vitamin B-12 by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  It’s estimated nearly 40% of the American population suffers from B12 levels that are too low. [1] With low B12 levels, your brain doesn’t work quite right and more often than not you’re suffering from chronic fatigue. But vitamin B12 does more than just … Continue reading 7 Important Functions of Vitamin B-12

6 Benefits of Tongkat Ali for Women’s Health

Source: 6 Benefits of Tongkat Ali for Women’s Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Hormone imbalance is a common health for many women today. Exposure to toxins that exhibit estrogen-like effects — and there are plenty — can throw a woman’s hormone production off kilter. Common symptoms include fatigue, slowed metabolism, low libido, and … Continue reading 6 Benefits of Tongkat Ali for Women’s Health

Vitamin D Deficiency Puts Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients at Greater Risk of Osteoporosis, Study Finds

Malnutrition is a common side effect of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The damage Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, and other bowel diseases inflict upon the intestinal tract makes it nearly impossible for proper absorption of essential vitamins and minerals the human body requires to thrive. More than a million people are believed to suffer from IBD in … Continue reading Vitamin D Deficiency Puts Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients at Greater Risk of Osteoporosis, Study Finds

Research: Low Calcium Levels Linked to Osteoporosis & Hypertension in Postmenopausal Women

It’s common knowledge that calcium plays an important role in maintaining strong, healthy bones later in life. For women who have passed their reproductive years, this fact is especially true. But according to new research from Italy [1], there may be another important reason for postmenopausal women to keep an eye on their calcium levels. … Continue reading Research: Low Calcium Levels Linked to Osteoporosis & Hypertension in Postmenopausal Women