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Keefe Clinic

John H. Keefe III, D.C., P.C.
Chiropractic Physician

Fontana Center
(Inside Court)
5016 S. 79th East Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Phone (918) 663-1111
Fax (918) 663-2129

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Knowledge Base

FOOD AS MEDICINE SERIES: Foods and neurotransmitters

FOOD AS MEDICINE SERIES Foods and neurotransmitters Much of the information in this pamphlet is referenced from "Younger (thinner) you diet" by Eric R. Braverman M.D. We will be covering four key neurotransmitters and the foods that help bring a better balance. Each section will cover, and symptoms when these neurotransmitters are low and the […]

Why do Md's hate vitamins?

From time to time I have patients relate to me that their medical doctor is trying to scare them away from taking their vitamins. One tactic is just to ask the patient why are you taking those, and since most patients can't explain the biochemistry they can feel a little flustered and thus a little […]


Here are some facts: There are over 300,000 hip fractures in the U.S. each year which are directly related to an increased mortality (death) rate. In one British study, the mortality rate after one year in those who suffered hip fractures was 33%, and increased with advancing age where in those over 90 years old […]

Digestion 101: The Digestive System

The "digestive system" or "digestive tract" is contained in a long tube called the alimentary canal that runs from our mouth to our anus. The mouth, the esophagus, the stomach, and the intestines are all components of the digestive system - and though each has a special function, they all have the same purpose: to […]


is a neurological condition, which affects the nervous system. Epilepsy is also known as a seizure "sudden, excessive discharge of nervous-system electrical activity that usually causes a change in behavior". It is usually diagnosed after a person has had at least two seizures that were not caused by some known medical condition like alcohol withdrawal […]

Salt and Good Health

Salt and Good Health Salt is essential not only to life, but to good health. The National Academy of Sciences recommends that Americans consume a minimum of 500 mg/day of sodium to maintain good health. Individual needs, however, vary enormously based a person's genetic make-up and their lifestyle. While individual requirements range widely, most Americans […]

Nitric Oxide & The Sexual Response

Nitric Oxide & The Sexual Response Research into nitric oxide has blossomed. Scientists have found the enzymes with which cells make the short-lived gas and have shown that it plays a role in activities as diverse as memory formation, tumor suppression, and immunity. Some brain cells communicate using the gas, and immune cells let loose […]

Beating Addictions

What is the big killer in the U.S.? AIDS? Cancer? Heart Disease? Guess again - when you add up all of the accidents, suicides, overdoses and violent deaths due to drugs and alcohol, then drugs and alcohol addiction is the number one killer by far! A few years ago, Dr. J.M. Holder researched effects of […]


Aspirin by: Gordon Josephs, MD Letter to the Editor: Every patient with cardiovascular problems comes to my office taking aspirin. You hear it everywhere, especially from your doctor, "An aspirin a day will reduce heart attacks and strokes by 50%." However, it's just not so. These claims are massive exaggerations at best and shamefully skewed […]

Chiropractic: The Science, Philosophy & Art

September 18, 1895   DEAF 17 YEARS I was deaf 17 years and I expected to always remain so, for I had doctored a great deal without any benefit. I had long ago made up my mind not to take any more ear treatments, for it did me no good. Last January, Dr. Palmer told […]

What Is Fibromyalgia Syndrome?

FMS (fibromyalgia syndrome) is a widespread musculoskeletal pain and fatigue disorder for which the cause is still unknown. Fibromyalgia means pain in the muscles, ligaments, and tendons - the soft fibrous tissues in the body. Most patients with FMS say that they ache all over. Their muscles may feel like they have been pulled or […]

The Truth About Cholesterol

In April 1996 the Second International Symposium on Dietary Fats and Oil Consumption in health and disease was hosted by the Southwestern University Medical School in Dallas, Texas. Nutritional researchers from around the world presented their findings on the effects of fat in the human diet. After the presentations showing the subjects following the low-fat […]

Natural Law Series: A Healthy Nervous System

Diet, Exercise, Attitude, Rest And A Pressure Free Nervous System Have you ever thought much about your nervous system? Millions and millions of tiny electrical fibers sending chemical and electrical information throughout your body. Making muscles move, causing glands to secrete, creating the miracle of sight and sound. Most people don't think much about how […]

Natural Law Series: Mental And Spiritual Attitude

Each health-care system around the world has an underlying philosophy that it is based on. Medicine is based on an evolutionary/materialistic philosophy whereas Chiropractic is based on a vitalistic philosophy. Philosophies do have an effect on the theory and practice of the health-care system. For instance medicine has looked at the appendix as a residual […]

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones, one of the most painful of the urologic disorders, are not a product of modern life. Scientists have found evidence of kidney stones in a 7,000-year-old Egyptian mummy. Unfortunately, kidney stones are one of the most common disorders of the urinary tract. In 2000, patients made 2.7 million visits to health care providers […]