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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE Week of: Monday Feb. 17, 2014

Courtesy of:

John H. Keefe III, D.C.

(918) 663-1111

 Dr. Keefe, Keefe Clinic. Tulsa Chiropractor, pain, natural health care.

WELLNESS/PREVENTION:  GLASSESOFF FOR YOUR IPHONE GlassesOff scientists have developed a proprietary method for improving near vision sharpness, by improving the image processing function in the visual cortex of the brain. GlassesOff is a personalized product that monitors user performance and progress. The product constantly adjusts according to each user’s ongoing progress. The GlassesOff application is comprised of two components: Game-like challenges: Intensive visual stimulation tasks, composed of reading abilities evaluations and approximately three 12-minute sessions per week, over a period of three months. Ongoing care (as needed): To help maintain the achievements over time in spite of the natural effects of aging, users are prompted to use the product once every few weeks according to their current reading abilities. IT’S FREE

Dr Keefe, Keefe Clinic, Natural Health Care, Tulsa Chiropractor, Diet, Pain,IN THE NEWS: TOO MUCH CALCIUM INCREASES HEART ATTACK RISK BY 30% Osteoporosis remedies always seem to have a catch. Drugs from Big Pharma can lead to fractures. And now a new study says calcium can be a problem too. It comes from Mark Bolland. He’s a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Medicine for the University of Auckland. He received the Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship. And he’s published 10 peer-reviewed papers. The study was published in the journal BMJ. Its objective: “to investigate whether calcium supplements increase the risk of cardiovascular events.” Bolland examined 15 trials in a meta-analysis. They were all randomized trials of calcium supplements with a placebo. They had 100 or more participants. The participants were at least 40 years old. And the studies had run for over a year. The study’s conclusion: “A reassessment of the role of calcium supplements in the management of osteoporosis is warranted.” Why’s that? Because calcium supplements were associated with a higher risk of heart attack. ASK ABOUT OUR BONE BUILDERS

Dr. Keefe, Keefe Clinic. Tulsa Chiropractor, pain, natural health care.CHIROPRACTIC: 1. Chiropractic Can Reduce Blood PressureA  study from 2013 reports what other studies have found: chiropractic adjustments can reduce hypertension in patients, sometimes just as much as common anti-hypertensive drugs. 2. Chiropractic Can Boost Your Immune System - A number of recent studies have found that chiropractic adjustments result in objective signs of positive immune system changes. Your immune system keeps you healthy and fights off illness, and these studies show that chiropractic might be a great way to keep it strong! 3. Chiropractic Reduces Stress - Researchers from Japan found that patients who received chiropractic had dramatic changes to their nervous system and reductions in stress hormones. 4. Chiropractic Can Help Asthma Patients - Many people (including children) suffer from asthma, and a new body of research shows that chiropractic can reduce asthma symptoms and increase lung function in some patients. 5. Chiropractic Can Save You Money! - Health care costs are spiraling out of control. With modern medical tests and expensive medications, it can be hard for people to afford the care they need. Studies show, however, that seeing a chiropractor is much less expensive than a medical doctor, and with all the benefits of chiropractic, you can have better health without drugs or surgery, too! Your health is your most important asset, so take care of yourself and your family with chiropractic!



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