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Detoxification: The Basics & Ways to Support Your Body

Posted on 11/13/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: detoxification, methylation

Detoxification. It’s something our bodies do every minute of every day, and “it can be said that the health of an individual is largely determined by the ability of the body to detoxify"...

Heartburn: How to Douse the Fire Within

Posted on 10/29/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: gastrointestinal, gut flora, inflammation, leaky gut
One of the most common complaints among my patients is dealing with the all-too-common heartburn. With 44% of Americans having heartburn monthly, 10-20% weekly, and 10% daily, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart...

Practical Ways to Prevent Ebola

Posted on 10/23/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: immune system, kid's health
As our country has watched the whole Ebola drama unfold in the news, the inability of our government and healthcare system to deal with such viral diseases has been exposed. Americans are now taking a strong second look at how this crisis is being handled, and want to take more secure measures of prevention and protection into their own hands...

3 Modern Staples of Great Health

Posted on 9/29/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: lifestyle, sleep, stress
When I started my practice back in 1989, there were three main components that I always preached to my patients to help jumpstart their great health. Though my previous health staples are still important to wellbeing, I now preach these three modern staples of health to my patients to encourage a state of vibrant health...

Traveling by Plane? Stay Healthy with These Tips!

Posted on 8/21/2014 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: exercise, immune system, stress, supplements, travel, vitamins

Whether for business or for pleasure, the many stresses of airplane travel can put a damper on our health if we aren’t prepared. Fortunately, there are many solutions to implement before, during, and after to keep you in peak health throughout all stages of travel...

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.