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Current Newsletter Articles :: April 2015

Neurodevelopmental Disorders Helped with Chiropractic According to Report

The Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health published a report on March 20, 2015, reviewing a large volume of prior research on the effects of chiropractic care on patients diagnosed with a variety of neurodevelopmental disorders. The journal report describes neurodevelopmental disorders as disabilities associated primarily with the functioning of...Read More

Chronic Difficulty in Swallowing Helped with Chiropractic - A Case Study

On March 19, 2015, a case study was published in the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research recording the results of chiropractic care for an elderly woman who was suffering from chronic difficulty in swallowing. The diagnostic term for this condition is dysphagia. On their website, the National Institutes of Health describe dysphagia by saying,...Read More

Prolonged Breastfeeding Linked to Higher IQ and Wealth in Adulthood

The title above is from a Time article published on March 18, 2015. The article is based on a pre-released April 2015 study published in The Lancet Global Health journal titled, Association between breastfeeding and intelligence, educational attainment, and income at 30 years of age: a prospective birth cohort study from Brazil. The Time article...Read More

Pregnant Woman with Migraines, Hypothyroidism, and Tachycardia Helped with Chiropractic

From the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health, a case study published on March 25, 2015, reports on the case of a pregnant woman suffering from migraine headaches, hypothyroidism, and tachycardia being helped with chiropractic. The study authors begin by pointing out that the use of chiropractic by pregnant women is fairly common. A survey of...Read More

Diet Sodas Linked to Increase in Belly Fat

CBS News ran a story with the above title on March 17, 2015. The story was based on research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society on March 17, 2015, showing that drinking diet soda actually causes an increase in waist size in seniors, and places them at risk for a number of adverse health conditions. Study author Sharon Fowler,...Read More

Cross-Eyes Helped with Chiropractic

A study published on March 12, 2015 in the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health documents a case of a Down's Syndrome boy with crossed eyes being helped with chiropractic. The authors of the study begin by explaining, "Chiropractic is often mistakenly regarded as having a very limited scope of practice in general, i.e. neck pain, back...Read More