Do you need CoQ10? Input from lead Santa Clara Chiropractor

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What is CoQ10? Coenzyme Q-10 is naturally found in all living organisms, it is essential for making ATP. High concentrations of CoQ10 are present in the liver, kidney, pancreas, and heart– though seafood, poultry, and meat are also prominent dietary sources of CoQ10. Dietary sources can give us around 3mg of CoQ10, though the daily…

Tension Headache Treatment in Santa Clara California

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Tension Headaches There is nothing worse than coming home from a long day of work to that dull annoying headache that won’t quite go away. You know that type of headache that feels like a tight band is squeezing your head often accompanied by pressure along your forehead and back of head. Other symptoms of…

Strengthen or Stretch?

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Whether or not you should focus on stretching or strengthening your muscles can be confusing. When you stretch a muscle you are essentially trying to lengthen it. In effect, one end of the stretched muscle is stabilized while the opposite end is moved to an extended position. Stretching is important because muscles tend to shorten…

Magnesium

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Magnesium is an essential macro-mineral, and an integral part of a healthy diet. It is involved as a co-enzyme in over 300 metabolic interactions, ranging from fatty acid synthesis, and protein synthesis. Magnesium is also involved in transmitting nerve impulses. Overall, the body stores 25 grams of magnesium: ~50% is stored in the skeletal system.…

Football and Brain Damage?

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Recently there has been increasing concern over the link between football and brain damage, especially after Aaron Hernandez was diagnosed with a sever form of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) following his suicide. CTE is a neurodegenerative disease associated with a history of repetitive head impacts. As CTE receives more and more research and media attention, even the…