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Allergy or Sensitivity? How to Tell the Difference

When any substance enters the body, it is recognized as either foreign or self. If the substance is tagged as foreign, the body’s immune system will shift into attack-mode to protect us. This becomes a problem when our immune system attacks something that is either not harmful or something we are often exposed to. Trees, […]

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We Moved

We’re so very happy to announce our BIG office move on November 1st, 2014!! We are keeping a convenient location – moving across the street to the NW corner of Blossom Hill and Los Gatos Blvd. We have a new beautiful office that will allow us to expand in ALL directions; more space, more hours, […]

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Osteoarthritis

For decades, osteoarthritis has been considered a part of aging. But now we consider it an inflammatory process. Recent research points out that older people don’t have to suffer from osteoarthritic pain. And, surprisingly, people much younger than 65 can develop osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA), or degenerative joint disease, affects the cartilage—slippery tissue on the ends […]

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Is it Hypoglycemia? PMS? or Low Blood Sugar?

For a lot of young women, headaches or migraines start to become a problem in adolescence. Many of them are given various pain killers that are largely ineffective. The reason is because that medication doesn’t address the cause of the problem, it merely attempts to cover the symptom. Do you or your daughter get headaches […]

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Pain Management During Pregnancy

So much has been said about the dangers of Tylenol during pregnancy recently. An article published in February associated acetaminophen use during pregnancy to a higher risk for ADHD-like behaviors in children(1). It is important to remember that associations can be due to many factors and this is not a causative link. Still, I think […]

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Skin and Its Function

More than just a pretty face. We all know skin is a barrier to keep viruses and bacteria out and our moisture inside. The integrity of our skin is essential in this process. Cuts, scrapes, chapped lips all increase the likelihood of an infection entering our body. Most people take pretty good care of their […]

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Pediatric Concussions

Head injury in young children:Concussion is taking a spotlight in the media currently due to a number of tragic events both in professional football and high school sports. Better equipment, rule changes and prevention are all admirable goals. But more awareness needs to be given to the diagnosis and management of concussion and the misunderstandings […]

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Introduction of Solid Foods

For the first 6 months of life, breast milk is the only food required for most infants. In addition to nutrition for growth, breast milk contains antibodies to protect them while they are developing their own immune system. Around 4-5 months old infants start to salivate. This is an indication that the infants digestive enzymes […]

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Understanding the Graston Technique

Does time really heal all wounds? When it comes to soft tissue injuries, the answer is “No.” And in fact, even when wounds do heal, they usually don’t heal as strongly as the uninjured tissue surrounding them. This is why many people experience the same injury, ache or pain over and over again through the […]

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Headaches and Chiropractic

If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. While commonly occurring, that doesn’t make headaches “normal” and there are many good options for treatment and prevention. What do you do […]

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