Sense of taste and smell returns

Another bit of good news for Chiropractic in the world of Covid. A number of people have reported regaining their sense of taste and smell after Chiropractic treatment. The Cranial nerves control so many functions in your head and the nerves in your neck make an impact on these same nerves that were insulted with

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Vitamins and the immune system

The three supplements that are cheap and effective at boosting your immune system in this time of Covid. They are Vitamin C 1000 mg two time a day, Lysine 500 mg twice a day and zinc 60 mg one time a day. These three are a good baseline to supplement before you have symptoms or

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Protect your brain with L-serine

Researchers finally have keyed in on neurodegeneration in ALS, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. A neurotoxin called BMAA interferes in your ability to use Serine in your brain. Serine is necessary for healthy cell walls in your brain. L-Serine is a non essential free from amino acid that is available in cold water fish, dairy, tofu, eggs,

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Non Wheat Diets and protecting your liver

Over the last few years, I’ve heard of about every new diet that has comes down the pipe. A number of people talked about how much better they were feeling on a wheat free diet. At first I thought, “nonsense, how can wheat be bad for you.” It turns out that unsprouted wheat that is

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Fructose clogs up your liver

Researchers finally figured out why drinking all those sodas can lead to health consequences and diabetes. Fructose is supposed to be handled in the small intestine and broken down carefully. It is not supposed to go to the liver. Taking in large quantities, think Big Gulp Coke with a donut causes a spillover of fructose.

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Full Chiropractic Height

After Chiropractic care many times people say, “you look taller.”  Well, there is some truth to that.  It seems like the weight of the world is resting on your shoulders and it weighs you down.  The neck goes forward, the shoulders get rounded and suddenly you are not standing up straight.  I recently had a

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Snake venom is not for Snake oil salesman

I came across a very interesting article on venom and the many uses in medicine. They talked about snakes, black widows, vipers, tarantulas, scopion and Gila Monsters. All of these can give you nightmares but they might drop your blood pressure or change how cancer is fought. The Wall Street Journal article can be seen

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Too much Booze and Cirrhosis

Some very interesting research that came out that is just a new way at looking at what alcohol does to us. Everyone knows too much booze is really bad for you and it leads to Cirrhosis of the liver. El Barracho does not live too long. What is surprising is that most people assumed that

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Circadian rhythms and flashing lights

Amazing how science keeps finding out things but if you have ever had jet lag you would want to do whatever you can to help this problem.  Seems like it takes one day to adjust for one hour.  So when an El Pasoan goes to Europe,  it is like 8 hours different.  You are ready

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Biofilms and Mycoplasma

The incredible thing about Mycoplasma is that  this vicious, super small microorganism is that it is like the Borg in Star Trek,  it has a shield.  That variable shield mechanism is called Biofilm.  It is almost like a cloaking device so our immune system can not see what is going on.  A very scientific article

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Shooting magnetic energy into the brain

A very prolific inventor is trying to solve the 600 Billion dollar problem;  namely  chronic pain.  This article is a fascinating read. http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2015/07/27/the-genius-inventor-who-says-hell-eliminate-chronic-pain-with-a-simple-device/ Magnetism and the human body have always interested the curious.  Electricity and magnetism are certainly areas where we do not have all the answers.  This inventor is trying to use a magnetic

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Parkinson’s disease and diet

An interesting article in the Wall Street Journal hit on some of the new findings in research in this neurological disease.  http://www.wsj.com/articles/new-clues-to-target-alzheimers-found-in-proteins-1437413305 It seems that the proteins, amyloid and tau, become misfolded and start the cycle of degeneration in your brain.  I was wondering if diet could play a role in reducing these effects.  A natural

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Leff’s Shipwreck Theory

Leff’s Shipwreck Theory is simple.  Just imagine an old freighter, that gets drained of oil that is towed about a quarter mile off the coast, and gets dropped in 200 feet of water.  The little fishes are ecstatic,  a new hotel,  lots of space,  lots of little rooms all over to hide from the big

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Fibromyalgia and vitamins

Fibromyalgia is clearly a widespread problem.  It affects more women than men.  There are many things including exercising, stretching, healthy eating and Chiropractic that can help this problem.  There is even a link to a microorganism called Mycoplasma.  The only way to really beat this is a strict diet, lots of the right supplements to

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Posture critical for Health

Everywhere you look, people have poor posture.  This leads to degeneration, fatigue and loss of vitality.  Chiropractic adjustments improve posture,  increase energy.  Nothing looks better than a person standing tall walking easily and feeling good.  Improve your posture with exercising and Chiropractic.

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Reduced Risk or Surgery with Chiropractic

The numbers are unbelievable in a recent study that showed the difference when a injured patient sees a surgeon first.  What this evidence below points out is that for a hundred people that see a surgeon first, 43 will get surgery and only 1 or 2 will if they see the Chiropractor first.  This is

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Epidurals not effective

This article regarding Epidurals should open everyone’s eyes.  These steroid injections show no lasting benefit according to Medical research.  Chiropractic needs to be the first choice for lower back pain and disc conditions.  Most of these disc conditions can be settled down with a combination of exercise, stretching, and Chiropractic.  To read the whole New

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VA expands Chiropractic

Recently, the Veterans Administration started a residency program for Chiropractic.  This will be a big plus for the millions of Veterans who will have more access to Chiropractic care.  In addition, Dr. Leff is now on the VA Tri-West healthcare list which means a VA Doctor can directly refer to Dr. Leff when Chiropractic care

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