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Weight Gain & Car Accidents

Did you know that a car accident you had 3-5 years ago could result in sudden weight gain? It’s true, many of my chiropractic patients in St. Petersburg who have experienced sudden weight gain (more than 20 pounds in one year’s time) had a rear end car accident approximately four years before the weight gain …

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What causes Tennis Elbow Pain?

Tennis elbow is pain which is experienced in one or both elbows. It is caused by compression to a nerve known as the “ulnar” nerve. Many people refer to that area as “the funny bone” which is isn’t actually a bone but an area where the ulnar nerve is very close to the surface of …

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Diabetes and Obesity Have Become an Epidemic

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), cases of diabetes rose sharply this past year and CDC is blaming it on obesity. Since the year 2000, they have recommended increasing your physical activity and changing your diet. The result of this recommendation has not proved effective as many people don’t know what changes to …

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Gall Bladder Disease

Here’s this week’s Health Minute!

Importance of the Curves of the Spine

So I have my spine here… When you look at the spine, you can see that it has curves and this is done for strength. Get the idea that if this was straight up and down, the head being up here, and you took a blunt hit to the head. Can you see how this …

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Stress and the Adrenal Gland

Hi everyone! Did you know that you have an organ in your body that’s responsible for how you deal with stress? It’s called the adrenal gland. It’s a triangular shaped organ that sits on top of the kidney around the middle of your back on either side of your spine. Now the adrenal gland is …

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Ringing and Fullness in the Ear

Hi There. It’s Dr Colette. Let’s talk about what happens if you have a fullness feeling in your ear. Some people are bothered by ringing in the ears or a fullness feeling in the ear sometimes it’ll feel like they got a cotton ball jammed in there or they are underwater. It may only happen …

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Hi there! It’s me again. Today we are going to talk about chiropractic and allergies. Allergies are very annoying. Sometimes people will complain that it has to do with being around oak trees or certain times of year like seasonal allergies. That may or may not be the case. One thing that you should pay …

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What About Blood Tests

Hi there! So today I’m going to talk to you a little bit about diagnostic tests. So I have patients who come to my office and they bring their blood work with them. And I say “Great. Blood work” I look at the results of their blood work. Sometimes its flagged within normal or abnormal …

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Hi everyone! Today we’re going to be talking about anxiety. Many of the patients that come in my office with a chief complaint of anxiety have a very specific history. They may or may not have been diagnosed with anxiety or be taking pills or medications for that condition. If the cause of the anxiety …

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Neurological Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

Today I’m going to talk to you guys in the audience about erectile dysfunction. That’s a big problem for both men and women because the women who are married to the men also suffer from that condition. So quite frankly, there are some cardinal signs that you may be heading in that direction and these …

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Colon Health

Hi there! Today we’re going to be talking about colon health. Did you know that one of the leading causes of cancer in this country…one of the leading cancers…is colon cancer? This is a deadly cancer and there are some signs and symptoms that can serve as an indication that you may be heading in …

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Do You Need to Have Your Tailbone Adjusted?

There are a few classic indicators that your tailbone has been misaligned or injured and may need to be put back in place. If you experience any of the symptoms listed in this article then you should get it checked out by a Chiropractic Physician who is familiar with correcting tailbone misalignment.The tailbone or coccyx …

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Is Your Thyroid Normal

Today’s topic is the thyroid. I have women that come into my office that want to lose weight and they’re frustrated, because they’re going to the gym four or five times a week and they’re doing cardio, working out hard, and they’re eating like a bird and they’re not losing any weight. In any case, …

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The Tests Were Negative – You Just Have To Live With It

“I’m sorry, all the tests came back negative, and you’ll just have to learn to live with it!” This is common in health care today, after a lengthy time consuming process of going from one physician to yet another specialist, and following a series of very expensive diagnostic tests, the patient is told that there …

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Headaches are not normal

The only time your head should hurt is if something from outside hit it. If you go “Ouch” and nothing from the outside hit your head, that means it must be from internal causes. There are a few things that are concerning about headaches and these are things that you should notice. If you had …

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