July 6, 2013
What is High Blood Sugar?
Glucose is the sugar that is found in your blood and comes from two sources (1) the food you eat and (2) your body making it in the liver or breaking it down from glycogen stored in your muscles. Your body needs to have glucose in the blood as a source of energy for your cells, but the glucose needs to be at specific levels. When the glucose level is higher ...read more ›
June 28, 2013
Dopamine is associated with the brain’s reward, pleasure and addiction centre and is released in the eye in response to light. Dopamine is also believed to be involved in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) which is often treated with medications such as methylphenidate (Ritalin®).
OVERVIEW OF THE STUDY
In a small study of nine overweight patients without ...read more ›
June 25, 2013
What is ART®?
Active Release Technique®, or ART®, was developed in the mid 1980’s by Dr. Michael Leahy, a Colorado
based Chiropractor and aeronautical engineer. It is a state of the art, hands-on soft tissue technique designed specifically to find scar tissue in damaged tissues and release the adhesions that are resulting.
This scar tissue is primarily caused by repetitive use or overuse of ...read more ›
June 15, 2013
What is whiplash?
Whiplash is a term used to describe a sudden acceleration and deceleration force, causing the head and neck to flex forward and extend back forcefully and rapidly. It is a common occurrence in motor vehicle accidents, and can lead to numerous types of symptoms of varying severity.
Neck pain and stiffness, headaches, ...read more ›