Health and Fitness

Our next “First Friday” seminar will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 1 at the MountainView Ballroom and will feature the latest information on Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer’s Prevention by Dr. All… Read more

When does Grief start? When we first hear the diagnosis? When we first believe that it is a terminal disease? Or do we stay in some wave of denial until the patient says, ”No more, I’ve had enough”. Read more

Please join us on Wednesday, October 27 at 7 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom as the Audiology Team from Sonoran Ear, Nose and Throat present the newest advancements in technology to assist h… Read more

It’s common in my practice to see and help clients with muscular injuries. Often, clients come in with pain, but they don’t know what happened or how they could’ve hurt themselves. I often hea… Read more

Health Night Out resumes on Monday, September 27, at 7 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom. For almost 25-years, local physicians and medical practitioners have come to SaddleBrooke monthly to i… Read more

Wherever two or more people on Medicare parts A and B are gathered, the conversation inevitably turns to health and the best insurance plans. Medicare beneficiaries want to know all their cove… Read more

Birds singing, wind rustling through the trees, music and conversations with friends or loved ones. These are some of the sounds of everyday life and likely things taken for granted by those o… Read more

The 2021 Health Fair is on track for Saturday, October 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be exhibitors and screeners at both the HOA-1 and MountainView Clubhouses. Free shuttles will trans… Read more

Multiple studies in the emerging field of nutritional psychiatry have shown numerous correlations between what you eat and how you feel. Scientists believe these associations are likely due to… Read more

On Friday, July 2, at 1 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom, Valerie Kogut, MA, RD, LDN, will speak on "Fighting Cancer With Your Fork". The program will include information of preventative stra… Read more

When you celebrate our country’s independence on July Fourth, do you wear red, white, and blue? Did you know you can celebrate by eating red, white, and blue every day? I encourage you to do t… Read more

Scars are a normal part of being human. We get them from injuries, surgery (including C-sections), acne and various diseases. Mostly, they go unnoticed. Sometimes, however, the way a scar deve… Read more

I have found, in my practice that when clients schedule a massage, they really want to “feel” like they have gotten “work done”. Clients come in and tell us about their aches, pains, injuries,… Read more

June is Men’s Health Month, and it got me thinking about the beliefs men have about nutrition and dietary habits. Currently, men are dying an average of five-years younger than women and lead … Read more

To help ease some of the economic stress and burden caused by the pandemic, the federal government has begun offering monetary assistance for deaths that were not expected. Read more

Ahh… Paraffin Treatments. They feel so good when having a manicure or pedicure. Your hands and feet feel smooth and refreshed. Do you know why you feel so much better after that paraffin treat… Read more

Perhaps one of the greatest challenges in the world of hearing loss is for a spouse or partner to convince the other that they need hearing aids. In some respects, this has similarities to con… Read more

There is no way a person with relatively normal hearing can understand what it’s like for people with hearing loss. I am blessed with good hearing in my later years, but my wife is not as fort… Read more

Nutrition

What scares you most about aging? For me, it is the potential for loss of mental acuity, whether due to general dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. My primary motivator for maintaining positive l… Read more

The first rule of between meal snacks: eat only when hungry. Quite often, you may sense hunger when in fact you are only thirsty. Drink eight ounces of water and wait 20 minutes before you rea… Read more

If you had a Dexa-scan and the results indicated osteopenia, take steps now to reduce your risk of osteoporosis. The tissue and cells of your bones are always active. Diet and exercise both pl… Read more

June is Men’s Health Month. Currently, men are dying an average of five years earlier than women and lead 9 out of 10 of the top causes of death. Nutrition plays a role in disease prevention i… Read more

A recent study found that people who eat diets high in fiber have a lower risk of death and chronic diseases such as stroke or cancer compared with people with low fiber intake. Optimal fiber … Read more

Self-conscious about diarrhea, people may say they have the “trots” or the “runs.” Call it what you like, diarrhea is a common and uncomfortable disorder of the digestive tract where the stool… Read more

There are so many types of diets. Which one is right for you? The word diet is both a noun and a verb. As a noun, diet refers to foods habitually eaten. As a verb, it means to restrict oneself… Read more

If you establish resolutions for the new year, I encourage you to resolve to adopt healthy eating habits that align with your food preferences, lifestyle and health concerns. I firmly believe … Read more

The holidays can be a special time to celebrate with friends, family and food. And contrary to popular belief, you can do that without putting on extra pounds! On average, Americans gain one t… Read more

Dr. Brue

It’s very unlikely that you will ever hear the good news about the effectiveness of chiropractic care on the TV or radio. Instead, hour after hour, day after day our air waves are filled with … Read more

It’s very unlikely that you will ever hear the good news about the effectiveness of chiropractic care on the television or radio. Instead, hour after hour, day after day our air waves are fill… Read more

Patients with recurring headaches commonly complain of neck pain that starts at the back of the head and radiates from the upper neck into the base of the skull and forehead area. A sub-occipi… Read more

Patients with headaches commonly complain of neck pain that starts at the back of the head and radiates from the upper neck into the forehead area. The headache is often one-sided. The term “c… Read more

When a patient comes into our office complaining of pain that is located in the area of the hip and butt, getting the correct diagnosis may be difficult. In order to accurately diagnose sciati… Read more

In the past few years the news media has periodically questioned the safety of neck adjustments that are given by a Doctor of Chiropractic. This article will help you understand the safety of … Read more

Patients with headaches commonly complain of neck pain that starts at the back of the head and radiates from the upper neck into the forehead area. The headache is often one-sided. The term “c… Read more

When a patient comes into our office complaining of pain that is located in the area of the hip and butt, getting the correct diagnosis can be difficult. In order to accurately diagnose sciati… Read more

Are you experiencing chronic back and neck pain? Are you afraid that chiropractic care might make you worse? Have you heard that spinal adjustments hurt? This article will help you understand that chiropractors now have treatment protocols that are gentle and effective. Read more

Patients with headaches commonly complain of neck pain that starts at the back of the head and radiates from the upper neck into the forehead area. The headache is often one-sided. The term “c… Read more

Dr. Miles

One consideration that came out of the COVID-19 Pandemic is that it is wise to be invested in protective behavior. By this I mean to exercise our innate defense system such that it is availabl… Read more

The thyroid is the regulator of your metabolic rate, akin to the idle in your car. It adjusts its influence on your “peppiness” on a millisecond to millisecond basis. To properly test its func… Read more

Ideally food is a source of nutrition that provides the fuel necessary for us to function and the raw materials for us to regenerate ourselves. There are several reasons why a food might inter… Read more

The diminishment of drinkable water has spawned a bourgeoning industry of monumental proportions. Bottled water has become the largest beverage industry in the world, surpassing soft drinks. T… Read more

Our body is over 60 percent water. The brain itself is 75 percent water. Water is essential for life, as much so, if not more than the water in our car battery. It is part of every cell. It he… Read more

Vaccines have performed an important role in our history. The concept is simple. It takes advantage of our immune system’s ardent response to whatever it perceives as harmful to our bodies. Read more

The summer weather is drawing more and more people poolside. It’s a great place to meet and socialize, whether in a public venue or someone’s backyard. Read more

As with any vitamin, this B vitamin acts as a key to turn on various functions in the body. B12 is most associated with assisting in the maturation of red blood cells and, therefore, associate… Read more

Arthritis is basically inflammation in the joints. Inflammation describes the phenomena when the body sends in “workmen” to repair injury. The “workmen” occupy space. The space being filled th… Read more

Animals are so honest and true. It is our sincere fortune to have domesticated them. They provide companionship and entertainment and loyalty without bounds. They are our solace. And, as such,… Read more

DHEA has found its way into a favored position in the lives of many of our senior citizens. It is a hormone produced in the adrenal glands, much like adrenaline. The reason for its popularity … Read more