Low Back Pain Specialists in Plano

Are you tired of Low Back Pain slowing you down? If you’re constantly dealing with chronic low back pain, you know how frustrating and debilitating it can be just performing everyday tasks. Shopping for groceries, goofing off with the family and kids, or even just standing up in the mornings becomes a major hassle. The lower back is a extremely important foundation of the core, …

Low Testosterone?

We are excited to announce our new program for Men’s Health!  Low Testosterone is a common issue among men today and the cause can be as individual as the person.  Many factors contribute to the decline of Testosterone, but you do not have to suffer the side effects any longer! If you have noticed an increase in belly fat, loss …

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 …

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 …

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 …