Mushrooms: They Might Just Be Magical

Mushrooms: They Might Just Be Magical

Mushrooms are culinary delights. Some have hallucinogenic properties, and some are poisonous. Yet, new research supports an ancient notion that many have medicinal properties. Mushrooms are known to be anti-inflammatory due to their beta glucans, naturally occurring polysaccharides that boost the immune system. And in a 2018 NIH article, researchers examine four varieties of mushrooms
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How Chiropractors Think About Germs and Illness

How Chiropractors Think About Germs and Illness

According to chiropractic theory, germs are not the only cause of illness. While viruses and bacteria create havoc in so many of our bodies, the conditions that allow this to happen may be at least as important. Consider the fact that germs and viruses are everywhere, and some people never get sick even when everyone
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A “New” Discovery That Unifies the Body

A “New” Discovery That Unifies the Body

Have you read about the “new” organ called the interstitium? It might not be fair to call it new. Anatomy teachers have taught students for decades that interstitial tissue filled with fluid exists in the body. What is new is the visualization of the extent of this tissue. Researchers in a new study examined live
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Exercise is Real Medicine

Exercise is Real Medicine

Every year at this time we hear the same message: Get back to some sort of fitness routine. We see sales on gym memberships, exercise clothes, and equipment. It’s time to take it seriously, the marketers say. We’re told to make a resolution for the new year. While all of this is a good thing,
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Latest Scientific Evidence Regarding Massage Therapy

Latest Scientific Evidence Regarding Massage Therapy

Latest Scientific Evidence Regarding Massage Therapy In antiquity, the “laying on of hands” was used to bestow blessings and for healing. It is likely one of the oldest ways we have helped each other. Today, massage therapists expand upon this ancient art with contemporary advanced study and licensure. Most people who enjoy massage therapy know
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