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What is the Ankle Brachial Index Test?

What is the Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) Test?  The Ankle Brachial Index test, also referred to as simply the ABI test, is a way of checking your risk of peripheral artery disease. This means that the ABI test is performed to see how well your blood is flowing to your extremities. It allows doctors to

How to Know if You Have a Food Allergy

How to Know if You Have a Food Allergy  Food allergen symptoms present themselves when your immune system tells your body that something isn’t right. Everyone is different, but when you have a food allergy, it’s your body’s way of saying it can’t ingest something properly. Scientifically speaking, “food allergens are proteins in foods that

Is it Safe to See a Chiropractor While Pregnant?

Is it Safe to See a Chiropractor While Pregnant? Pregnancy is a beautiful thing. Your body is nourishing a developing baby and you’re going through a lot of changes, both physically and mentally. If you’re like most new expectant mothers, you’ve scoured the Internet, bought all of the baby books, and are calling your doctor

How Important is Regular Chiropractic Care?

How Important is Regular Chiropractic Care? We know how important it is to get a yearly physical, but there’s more to maintaining our health than checking blood work and vitals. Taking a proactive approach to keeping our bodies healthy, in whatever way we can, is the best way to ensure that we live a long,

Lower Back Stretches

Sitting at a desk all day or sitting for long periods of time can wreak havoc on your back and your muscles, as well as your whole body. To avoid intense muscle fatigue or sprain, here are five lower back stretches that will help release the tension in your body and relax the strained muscles.

  • Cancer Fighting Foods

Cancer Fighting Foods

Research is constantly revealing new and amazing facts that enable us to treat cancer better. Recently, a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that we may be “feeding” certain kinds of cancer with elevated insulin levels that come from eating too many carbohydrates – especially sugar. Instead of feeding cancer what

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Natural Medicine Works

Holistic health is important to us here at AZ Chiropractic. We know that your body is very complex and that everything needs to be working together for you to feel healthy. That’s why we know that natural medicine works. Natural medicine is a distinct primary health care profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment, and optimal health through

  • Cleansing Diet

Staying Hydrated with a Cleansing Diet

A cleansing diet is what some people like to follow when it's swimsuit season or before attending a special event. And even though these types of diets are often liquid-rich, we still need to ensure we are keeping our bodies safe and healthy, so here are some good tips to staying that way. It’s hot