DNA from GMOs can pass directly into humans, study confirms

Article re-posted from Naturalnews.com (NaturalNews) The idea that DNA from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is broken down in the digestive tract and rendered innocuous, a common industry claim, is patently false. A recent study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE found that large, meal-derived DNA fragments from GMOs are fully capable of transferring their genes directly into the bloodstream, deconstructing the …

First Responders Appreciation

Check out this awesome offer for First Responders this month!  It includes a 30 minute massage, wellness exam, and a whole week of wellness treatments!  We want to honor the men and women who work so hard to keep our communities safe. Thank you for everything you do!   *Offer is good for new patients and those we have not …

Teacher Appreciation MONTH

Well, this is Teacher Appreciation Week, but we have decided to honor teachers all month long!  If you are a teacher or know of one who would love an entire week of pampering, then give us a call!  Teachers work so hard for our kiddos and do not get enough credit for their long hours.  Let us reward and pamper …

Solutions to Manage Chronic Pain

Written by Lisa Iannucci According to the Institute of Medicine, acute and chronic pain affects at least 100 million U.S. adults, and its cost to the nation’s economy is estimated between $560 billion to $630 billion in direct medical costs and lost productivity. Back pain alone produces chronic disability in 1 percent of the U.S. population and is the leading cause …

Does exercise cancel out a bad diet?

Excerpt from Mercola.com Do you exercise so you can “eat whatever you want?” Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Even on a basic calorie level, the amount of calories you’ll take in by eating a fast-food burger, fries, and soda is probably far more than you’ll burn during even a high-intensity workout. But this is a matter of far more than calories …

Aspirin-A-Day to Improve Health?

Does an aspirin a day really improve your health? A recent study indicates that an aspirin-a-day may do a lot more damage to your health than just stomach problems. The American Association for Cancer Research in Phoenix, Arizona presented a study in October, 2003. The study indicated that people who take an aspirin-a-day may risk pancreatic cancer! They studied 88,000 …

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine…

…but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.”   – Thomas Edison   Here at Apex Physical Medicine, we believe very strongly in healing, not covering symptoms with potentially harmful medications.  Expensive medications are not your only option despite what you may have been told. There …

What Happens to Your Body When You’re Not Moving

Excerpt from Mercola.com Evidence shows that prolonged sitting is devastating your health. It actively promotes dozens of chronic diseases, which includes becoming overweight and type 2 diabetes, even if you’re very fit. Studies looking at life in agriculture environments show that people in agrarian villages sit for about three hours a day. Meanwhile, the average American office worker can sit …

Processed Fructose – Number One Driver of Obesity and Diabetes

Excerpt from Mercola.com Nearly 30 percent of the global population is overweight or obese, and more than one billion people, worldwide, are expected to fall into the obese category by 2030. Concomitant to rising obesity rates among all age groups, there’s also been a rapid rise in chronic health problems such as type 2 diabetes, liver disease, heart disease, and cancer. In one …

Mindfulness Meditation Boosts Sleep Quality Among Older Adults

by Chris Weller   A concentrated focus on breathing, emotions, and staying present may help older adults to improve the quality of their sleep. When practiced for a sustained period of time, a new study finds, mindfulness meditation shows similar benefits afforded by prescription drugs. Sleep disturbances affect nearly all age groups, albeit in different ways. Where younger adults and teenagers …