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Category: St. Charles County Women’s Journal

Crosby Chiropractic St. Peters

Chronic Stress and You

Chronic stress is defined as a response to emotional pressure for a long period and involves the endocrine and immune systems, which causes damage to both physical and emotional health. Our modern lifestyles include demanding jobs, lack of quality sleep, poor nutrition and financial stress, which if combined with emotional factors such as loneliness, the…
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Acupuncture and the Treatment of Pain

In May of 2010, Nature Neuroscience published a study that linked a mole- cule called adenosine (aden·o·sine/ (ah-dende-sēn) to the pain-mediating effects of acupuncture. Performed at the University of Rochester Medical Center, the study involved 1) mice that genetically could not use adenosine, who showed no pain relief with acupuncture 2) mice with normal levels…
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Are You at Risk For Breast Cancer?

Now there is a simple urine test available that can help identify your risk for breast cancer. This urine test looks at waste products eliminated through your urine. It measures for metabolic waste products that have been shown to inhibit cancer growth, exhibit anti-cancer effects, have anti-cancer effects, initi- ate cancer development and encourage tumor…
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Taking the Guesswork Out of Food Allergy and Food Sensitivity Testing

Almost everyone knows somebody, or at least has heard of someone, who is so allergic to a food that even small amounts of that food might kill them. This type of reaction is called an IgE mediated allergic response. Download Article

Acetaminophen for Fever and its Possible Link to Asthma

For twenty years now I have advocated natural approaches to health care: pain care that restores function and doesn’t involve drugs. Too often, I see the end results of long-term use of over-the-counter or prescription medications in adults, when liver and kidney function become impaired or the patient makes their musculoskeletal condition worse by per-…
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Do you have a Food Sensitivity or a Food Allergy?

What is a food sensitivity? A food sensitivity occurs when your body is unable to handle a specific food or foods and so it reacts by involving specific cells of the immune system creating chronic inflammatory processes. Digestive disorders, migraines, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, joint pain, eczema, arthritis and even autoimmune illnesses may be linked to…
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Osteopenia & Osteoporosis

“The annual cost of osteoporosis and fractures in the US elderly was estimated at $16 billion, using a national 2002 population-based sample. This amount corroborates previous estimates based on substantially different methodologies. The national cost of osteoporosis and fractures was estimated at $22 billion.” (Blume SW, 2011 Jun;22(6). ) Bones literally are the support system…
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