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Ten Tips to Keep the Holly-days Jolly-days!

Remember that this is the holiday season and it’s the journey not the destination. Take time to enjoy and be mindful. Plan ahead. Organize your parties, events, shopping, meals and gifts on paper or online and consult your notes frequently. Streamline shopping. Shop with a plan and a budget. Gift certificates, magazine subscriptions and memberships […]

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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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How much vitamin D do I need?

Vitamin D has been in the news a lot lately. While much of the research is preliminary and does not show causal relationships, Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with a number of health problems. Sun exposure is the best way to get Vitamin D, but that carries risks of sun burns and skin cancer. […]

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Seasonal Allergy Relief

Throughout the year many of us suffer from seasonal allergies. Our bodies can react to the trees, grass, weeds and pollen triggering symptoms including: itchy eyes sneezing runny/stuffy nose cough fatigue sore throat These symptoms can make us miserable for weeks and lead to complications like sinus infections and asthma. Our office can provide natural […]

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Inflammation and Natural Pain Relievers

Inflammation is our body’s natural response to injury. It’s a physiologic process that is part of our immune response. It can cause redness, swelling and pain. The inflammatory process brings white blood cells and other substances to the site of injury to kick start the healing process. This works exceedingly well for acute injuries like […]

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Prevention and Remedies for Summertime Skin Ailments

Bug bites? Sunburn? Skinned knees? Here at Los Gatos Chiropractic and Wellness we’re all about prevention, so here are some simple tips to prevent common Summertime Skin Ailments: Bug Bites:For an all-natural bug repellent use tinctures that include lavender or tea tree oils with thyme and rosemary. These also help to soothe a bite if […]

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The Role of Nutrition in Disease and Health

Q. What is the simplest thing you can do to prevent cancer and a host of other diseases? A.  Take a multivitamin!  Recent research showed a reduction in cancer rates for men by about 8% in a very large long term randomized trial (1). They didn’t even use a particularly effective multivitamin brand, since several […]

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Natural Relief for Heartburn

As the weather heats up, so do the grills. It’s BBQ time and for many Americans that means heartburn season. Look around you at your next picnic and realize that about 1 in 18 Americans (1) suffer from heartburn daily. In a month over 60 million Americans experience it! Heartburn is a burning or painful […]

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Run, Bike, and Outdoor Fun!

Exercise Tips for Mom and Kids: The days are getting warm fast and it’s time to start enjoying summer and all of the activities it brings. For parents, this means bringing your baby or children along with you on those activities. Outdoor activities are a great way to expend pent up stress and create more […]

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