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We offer health care for the entire family, whether you are looking for a primary care doctor or someone to provide natural treatment options for a specific condition.


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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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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Cough Cures

Next time your child has a cough, consider a home remedy: Honey! A recent study shows that honey appears to be just as effective as dextromethorphan, the most common cough suppressant ingredient, and is better than no treatment or diphenhydramine. These common cough medicine ingredients carry mild side effects such as drowsiness or excitability depending […]

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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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