Sleep Deprivation & How It Affects the Brain

We’ve all heard the adage that for optimal health, you should get 8-10 hours of sleep a night. For many people, whether due to stress, a non-stop work schedule or to-do list a mile long, 8 hours of sleep a night is rarely possible. So how important is this recommendation? Have you ever wondered what…

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Improved Treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Americans suffer from sleep disorders at an alarming rate. From insomnia to sleep apnea, these disorders have a great impact on our overall health and are increasingly being recognized as the reasons behind everything from motor vehicle crashes to industrial accidents and disasters and medical and occupation errors. In fact, this has become such an…

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Chiropractic Neurology for Children?

As more and more patients desire treatment options that are non-invasive and drug free, Chiropractic Neurology has become one of the most sought-after courses of care. Because it is not only drug and surgery free, but also fast acting with many patients experiencing relief from their symptoms after one or two visits, and the fact…

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Non-Invasive Chiropractic Neurology Helping Patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects approximately one in every 15,000 children and is the most common genetic cause of life-threatening obesity in children today. Prader-Willi Syndrome first appeared in medical research in 1956 when three Swiss doctors, Andrea Prader, Alexis Labhart and Heinrich Willi described the clinical characteristics of nine children they…

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Beating Post-Stroke Depression

For many stroke survivors, post-stroke depression is a very real and difficult problem. In fact, approximately one-third of stroke sufferers are affected by post-stroke depression. However, just as there continues to be progress on the prevention and treatment of strokes, there are advances in treatment for post-stroke depression, including options that are drug-free, a welcome…

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Video Games and The Brain

Video games are here to stay and people love them, especially children, but have you ever wondered what, if any, affect they have on the brain? Many researchers have asked this very question and the answers are varied. Do a google search and you will find millions of hits debating the answer. One thing that…

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Could Sleep Hold the Key to Fighting Off Memory Loss?

As technological advances continue to show the brain’s ability to rewire itself and heal the body with regards to things like chronic pain and addiction, the study of neural plasticity is also giving doctors and scientists a detailed look at how the brain’s plasticity helps us learn and remember. One key factor that could impact…

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