February 2019 Health Newsletter

 

 

DECEMBER 2018

 

DEAR PATIENTS AND FRIENDS,

 

FIRST OF ALL I WANT TO SEND YOU AND YOUR FAMILY THE WARMEST WISHES FOR A MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY HANNUKKAH, AND A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY SEASON.  THERE AREN'T TOO MANY PLACES IN THIS WORLD THAT I WOULD RATHER BE THAN RIGHT HERE IN TUCSON.  DURING THIS SEASON, I AM REMINDED HOW GRATEFUL WE ARE FOR OUR MANY KIND AND THOUGHTFUL PATIENTS AND FRIENDS.

 

AS THE NEW YEAR APPROACHES I WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT A SMALL CHANGE IN THE OFFICE HOURS. I AM FINDING THAT 3 DAYS A WEEK IS NOT QUITE ENOUGH TO SERVE OUR PATIENT'S NEEDS.  BEGINNING THE FIRST OF THE YEAR I WILL BEGIN WORKING MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...FOUR DAYS IN A ROW.  THE OFFICE WILL THEN BE CLOSED FOR A LONGER WEEKEND, FRIDAY-SUNDAY.  

 

I ALSO WANT ALL OF YOU TO KNOW THAT CAROL HAS MADE A REMARKABLE AND MIRACULOUS RECOVERY FROM A BOUT OF ILLNESS THAT BEGAN ALMOST 1 YEAR AGO.  SHE HAS BEEN FEELING SO MUCH BETTER THAT SHE EVEN PLANS TO REJOIN THE OFFICE STAFF SOMETIME EARLY NEXT YEAR. I CAN HARDLY WAIT TO HAVE HER BACK WITH US. 

 

WE THANK ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR KIND THOUGHTS, PRAYERS AND CONCERNS FOR CAROL'S HEALTH. DURING THIS SEASON, WE PRAY FOR GOD'S RICHEST BLESSINGS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

 

SINCERELY,

 

DR. CRAIG BRUE

 



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» Reduce Your Risk of Adverse Drug Events with Chiropractic Care
» Seniors: Eat More Vitamins, Lower Your Risk of Frailty

Reduce Your Risk of Adverse Drug Events with Chiropractic Care  

If you are in chronic pain from back problems, you may be tempted to try anything to keep the hurt at bay. This might include taking addictive opioid pain killers or analgesics that have negative side effects.† These prescription drugs can cause "adverse drug events," which refer to any sort of injury or side effect caused by a medication.† Even scarier, the mortality rate from adverse drug events has been rising dramatically.† No one wants to die from a pain pill or end up addicted to it.†† The Good News: Adverse Drug Events Can Be Avoided The next time you are tempted to just medicate your back pain away, contact your chiropractor.† By getting comprehensive chiropractic care, you may be able to reduce or completely eliminate your dependence on prescription pain medication.† In fact, it's been proven to work.† One recent study showed that chiropractic patients had a 51% reduced likelihood of adverse drug events within 12 months compared to nonrecipients.† Comprehensive chiropractic care for back pain can include spinal manipulation and adjustments, pain relieving exercises, and other wellness protocols that are safe, non-invasive, and donít have those pesky and often dangerous side effects of drugs.† Reduce Pain with Chiropractic Care Today There is no need to risk adverse drug events when there is a safer option with chiropractic care. Contact us today for a consultation!

Author:ChiroPlanet.com
Source:JMPT June 2018. Vol 41, Issue 5, Pages 383Ė388
Copyright:ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2019


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Seniors: Eat More Vitamins, Lower Your Risk of Frailty  

A recent study has linked eating a vitamin-rich, balanced diet with a lower risk of developing frailty for adults age 65 and up. The research comes from the School of Medicine at Universidad de La Frontera in Chile.† The study looked at over 1,600 adults over the age of 65, none of which had developed frailty as they got older.† All of the participants offered in-depth information about their diet and food habits.† After the end of a follow-up period of about 3.5 years, 5.4% of participants (89 adults) had developed frailty.† Frailty is defined as a lowered amount of physiological health and functioning.† It often includes issues like fatigue, weakness, low activity, and slowness.† Most people expect older adults to develop frailty as a byproduct of old age, but frailty isn't totally age-dependent.† The Chilean study revealed that the seniors with the lowest levels of vitamin B6 at the beginning were 2.8 times likelier to develop some measure of frailty by the end of the research period.† This is in comparison with participants who regularly ate vitamin B6-rich foods like bananas, sweet potatoes, fish, tofu, and chicken.† Additionally, participants with the lowest vitamin E levels were 2.3 times likelier to develop some kind of frailty as opposed to those adults with diets rich in vitamin E.† Finally, the seniors who ate the least amount of vitamin C were 93% likelier to become frail than their counterparts who regularly ate vitamin C-packed foods like dark leafy greens, broccoli, and lemons.

Author:ChiroPlanet.com
Source:Age & Ageing, online July 25, 2018.
Copyright:ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2019


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