Health and Fitness

It’s that time of year ... again. We start to see ads for getting a flu shot, and if you visit your doctor, you will probably be asked if you want your flu vaccine . But is it really that big a deal? Read more

According to research, taking a supplement with EPA and DHA from fish, krill or algae may offer potential health benefits including the brain, mental health, treating inflammatory disease, mai… Read more

One of the primary goals of Senior Village at SaddleBrooke is helping our members maintain their independence so that they can stay in their homes for as long as possible. When we visit prospe… 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

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

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