8 Ways to Achieve Consistent, Restful Sleep

Posted on 8/11/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: inflammation, sleep, stress
Sleep is a much-touted subject, and there’s a good reason for it: Consistent, restorative sleep is very lacking in today’s society due to hectic schedules, electronics, and general overwork. I see it as one of the major health pillars missing with my most of my new patients, which is unfortunate...

Headaches: Root Causes and Holistic Treatments

Posted on 7/17/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: chiropractic care, detoxification, environment, neurological health, stress, water distribution
Have you had a headache in the last year? If not, you’re one of the minority (WHO, 2012). This all-too-common complaint in our doctor’s office is not due to a Tylenol deficiency, and practicing headache management with short-term treatments like Tylenol is neither healthy nor effective in preventing recurring headaches...

Natural Ways to Treat Ear Infections in Children

Posted on 3/3/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: chiropractic care, flu, kid's health
Besides the common cold, ear infections are the most commonly diagnosed childhood illness in the United States, with 3 out of 4 kids having at least one ear infection by three years of age (Kids Health, 2013).  Unfortunately, this common infection is one of the most common reasons for antibiotic prescriptions in the first years of life...

Natural Ways to Treat Infertility

Posted on 2/24/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: detoxification, environment, fertility, hormones
In the last 25 years, I’ve noticed a tremendous increase in infertility cases visiting us here at DBC. Defined as the inability to conceive after one year of trying or the inability to carry a pregnancy to live birth, it affects 12% of women during their childbearing years, or 1 in 8 couples (Resolve, 2013)...

Dr. den Boer's Take on Juicing

Posted on 2/17/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: detoxification, inflammation, real food

I love juicing! It’s a refreshing and easy way to consume alkalizing nutrients, and it’s a great way to use up produce that would otherwise go wasted. However, there are a few caveats when it comes to juicing. When done in the right quantity, in the right way, and at the right time, it can be very restorative and beneficial to health.

Treating Acute and Chronic Back Pain

Posted on 2/10/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: Back pain, chiropractic care, exercise, inflammation
Spinal pain afflicts the majority of Americans, with 50% all working Americans admitting to back pain symptoms each year. As one of the most common reasons for missing work, Americans spend an astronomical $50 billion each year on back pain (American Chiropractic Association, 2013)...

The Basics on Preventing and/or Reversing Cardiovascular Disease

Posted on 2/5/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: heart disease

As the leading cause of death for both men and women, about 1 in 4 people die every year due to heart disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013). This central component to our being is our lifeblood for physical, emotional, and spiritual health...

Adrenal Insufficiency 101: The Negative Effects of Chronic Stress

Posted on 1/31/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: adrenals, stress
As one of the most aggravated organs of our 21st century, we cannot talk about the adrenal glands without talking about stress.  Located on top of the kidneys, these tiny organs make and secrete steroid hormones that are essential for body functions and enable the body to maintain homeostasis during stress...

Thyroid Disease 101: The Root Cause of Your Fatigue, Weight Gain, and Hormonal Imbalances?

Posted on 1/23/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: inflammation, metabolism, stress, thyroid
Currently, about 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, and more than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime (American Thyroid Association, 2013). This epidemic has only continued to grow in my practice over the years, and unfortunately, up to 60% of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition!

How to Achieve Long-Term Weight Loss

Posted on 1/15/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: blood sugar, metabolism, weight loss
With the start of the New Year, weight loss is one of the most common topics. With world obesity at 35% and continuing to rise, there’s been a corresponding emergence of related diseases (World Health Organization, 2013). At DBC, we’ve seen and treated thousands of patients with these issues for over twenty years through our science-based weight loss programs...