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 …

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 …

“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 is quite …

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 …

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 …

How Much Sleep Is “Enough”?

 Excerpt from Mercola.com   If you’re like most people, you’re probably not sleeping enough, and the consequences go far beyond just feeling tired and sluggish the next day. According to a 2013 Gallup poll,1 40 percent of American adults get six hours or less per night. Even children are becoming sleep deprived. According to the 2014 Sleep in America Poll,2 58 percent …

Prediabetes carries 1 in 2 risk of peripheral neuropathy

A Canadian study shows that prediabetes carries a similar risk of peripheral neuropathy as new-onset type 2 diabetes in people of around 50 years of age. The researchers reviewed 467 individuals from the Prospective Metabolism and Islet Cell Evaluation (PROMISE) trial. Participants were aged between 40 and 60 years old and did not have diabetes at the start of the study. The participants, which were recruited from Toronto …

Can your genetics be altered?

(Excerpt from Mercola.com) Far from being “written in stone,” genetic expression can be altered by influences coming from outside the gene. This influence alters the operation of the gene, but does not affect the DNA blueprint itself. This process is known as “epigenetics,” and occurs mainly through methylation. As described in the featured article: “In methylation, clusters of atoms, called …

Who are the healthiest children on the planet?

Who are the healthiest children on the planet? That’s right, it’s chiropractic children! You might say, “of course you would say that, you’re a chiropractor.” Research supports this health concept; a study in 1989, published by the Journal of Chiropractic Research indicates that the chiropractic children are healthier than non-chiropractic children. The study indicated that “children raised under chiropractic care …