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Balance Brain Chemistry, Get Back Your Life

Balance Brain Chemistry, Get Back Your Life
By SiteNinja MultiTenant Administrator on Jul 16, 2015 at 01:42 AM

Balance Brain Chemistry, Get Back Your Life
By Thad Jacobs, ND, LAc
Re-Establish Brain Balance Naturally
At our clinics, Dr. Jacobs and Dr. Cates help people suffering from the many possible mental and physical health challenges caused by neurotransmitter deficiency and imbalance, re-gain and achieve mental and physical vitality. We accomplish this faster, cheaper and with fewer side effects compared to what is commonly recommended for treating anxiety, depression and other mental disorders; even if you have tried numerous pharmaceutical -or even natural- approaches or have exhausted what conventional medicine has to offer.

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In The News: PRP for Healing Joint Problems

By SiteNinja MultiTenant Administrator on Jul 16, 2015 at 01:38 AM

Apr 27, 2010 at 12:00 AM
In The News: PRP for Healing Joint Problems
By Thad Jacobs, ND, LAc
In The News: PRP for Healing Joint Problems
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is getting more and more press these days. The New York Times article (see link below) is one of many that have emerged over the past couple of years. What's little talked about is the fact that this therapy is really prolotherapy. Prolotherapy has been around for decades, but the concept of healing joints by either sticking needles or hot metal rods into injured areas has been around for millenia. I guess the prestige of creating a blood-base graft and use it to accelerate healing and recovery has brought more appeal to this often scoffed-at procedure. Which is great! Prolotherapy can be truly miraculous in permanently healing joint injuries and arthritis.

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Environmental Poisons Rampant! Cancer now Epidemic

By SiteNinja MultiTenant Administrator on Jul 16, 2015 at 01:30 AM

May 08, 2010 at 12:00 AM
Environmental Poisons Rampant! Cancer now Epidemic
By Thad Jacobs, ND, LAc
The President's Cancer Panel, established in 1971, finally acknowledges and warns us of the dangers of agricultural and other chemicals in our food supply. I'm sure the often ignored and ridiculed organic food and clean water advocates will be happy to hear this news. These scientists and activists have been pointing out scientific evidence of health problems caused by chemicals we are all exposed to on a daily basis. And, because of minimal regulation of industrial chemicals, the list of chemicals grows each year. Many patients stare in disbelief when I tell them this list tops 80,000 in numbers of chemicals we may be exposed to daily. Some even deny this fact, thinking I'm either misinformed or some sort of brainwashed, crazy fanatic.
80,000 Household and Environmental Chemicals and Counting?
According to this official report, “Only a few hundred of the more than 80,000 chemicals in use in the United States have been tested for safety.” Eighty thousand! No, I wasn't misinformed, nor was I crazy (, but I suppose the fanatical claim remains to be seen). The report says: “Many known or suspected carcinogens are completely unregulated.” The number of chemicals has steadily escalated year by year, but this report will hopefully make us stop to think about this ongoing trend.
The latest U.S. Vital Statistics show that cancer has surpassed cardiovascular disease as the leading killer each year. 41 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, and an increasing number of childhood cancers should cause us to look at possible -now probable- environmental causes. The flimsy safety data for many chemicals -which mostly is provided by the chemical industry itself- and the data that is altogether lacking data for the overwhelming majority of chemicals will hopefully now be looked at more thoroughly.
The report has a section of recommendations for individuals:
Particularly when pregnant and when children are small, choose foods, toys and garden products with fewer endocrine disruptors or other toxins. (Information about products is at www.cosmeticsdatabase.com or www.healthystuff.org.)
For those whose jobs may expose them to chemicals, remove shoes when entering the house and wash work clothes separately from the rest of the laundry.
Filter drinking water.
Store water in glass or stainless steel containers, or in plastics that don’t contain BPA or phthalates (chemicals used to soften plastics). Microwave food in ceramic or glass containers.
Give preference to food grown without pesticides, chemical fertilizers and growth hormones. Avoid meats that are cooked well-done.
Check radon levels in your home. Radon is a natural source of radiation linked to cancer.
There are many other examples of way to reduce your exposure to chemicals in your home and in other places you spend your day. Should you feel you need more help with this, give our office a call to schedule and appointment. We also offer safe and effective cleansing and detoxification programs to eliminate the burden of toxic chemicals and heavy metals from the body, which is absolutely essential in this day and age.
The full report from the President's Cancer Panel can be viewed here: http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/pcp/pcp08-09rpt/PCP_Report_08-09_508.pdf
Source: NY Times, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/06/opinion/06kristof.html

Posted in Good Food, Integrative Medicine.
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May 18, 2013 Arrow1 Down Reply
Diana S.
Dr. Jacobs -
I had faith that the Environmental Protection Agency protected innocent people from the effects of pesticides until I got sick last May from pesticides being sprayed by the plant nursery next to my home. Since then I have found out how much damage pesticides can do including causing my chronic fatigue, IBS, and possibly the cervical cancer I had. Since I have MTHFR and COMT mutations, it is very difficult for my body to get rid of these chemicals.
The nursery is spraying pesticides weekly. There are 80+ homes immediately adjacent to the nursery plus another 250+ homes close enough for pesticides to drift onto their property. It is a travesty that the US government doesn't restrict the use of pesticides in residential areas. Children are protected at school here in California but then can come home to yards contaminated by pesticides. This is so unfortunate.
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The information provided in this newsletter is free and may not be copied or re-distributed without the consent of Dr. Thaddeus Jacobs. Unless specifically indicated as applicable to everyone, do not consider the information given either as guidelines to treat your specific medical condition or to address your general health needs. Prior to using any new approach, first discuss any changes with Dr. Jacobs. Dr. Jacobs is happy to utilize his broad-ranging knowledge base in many areas of medicine to steer you in the right direction. Whenever considering changing your health regimen, please contact Dr. Jacobs to ensure your plan continues to provide the safest and most effective treatment solutions to your health problems, helping you get on with enjoying life to the fullest.

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The 3 Keys to Sleep, Mental and Emotional Health

The 3 Keys to Sleep, Mental and Emotional Health
By SiteNinja MultiTenant Administrator on Jul 16, 2015 at 01:17 AM

Jul 22, 2010 at 12:00 AM
The 3 Keys to Sleep, Mental and Emotional Health
By Thad Jacobs, ND, LAc
The 3 Keys to Sleep, Mental and Emotional Health
PLEASE SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH A FRIEND SO THAT YOUR LOVED ONES MAY BENEFIT FROM OUR MANY HEALING SERVICES

Thaddeus Jacobs, ND, LAc
When it comes to pinpointing what is most important to our overall health, quality of sleep, mental performance and emotional well-being top the list. If you can't sleep, you're constantly stressed and/or you feel as if you're riding an emotional roller-coaster, then something is definitely wrong. You might be relieved by what I have to say: healthy, drug-free help is available to you! I offer natural, safe and effective strategies to get your body, brain and nervous system working optimally.

In reality, there is no delineation between brain and body. Your body is your brain and your brain is your body. The part of the brain located within your skull has nerves that branch out to every nook and cranny of your body. If illness exists in the body, then there will be some degree of negative influence upon nervous system.

Did you know that the same neuro-chemicals produced in the brain are also found throughout the body? Did you know that the heart and digestive tract have their own "brain" nervous system? Did you know that 90% of the body's total production of the feel-good neurotransmitter, serotonin, is produced in the gut? That's right, serotonin. It's the neurotransmitter that almost all anti-depressant and anti-anxiety medications try and make 'work better.' Unfortunately, these medications don't correct neurotransmitter deficiency. In fact, over time, they make the problem worse!

Only nourishing and balancing the primary brain chemicals -which are serotonin, dopamine, glutamate, GABA, endorphins, norepinephrine and epinephrine- can you regain balance and control of your well-being. Achieving balance can be tricky, so I don't recommend you go about it without expert guidance. Attaining joy and peace, without the burden of drug cocktails that can cause severe damage over time, are just a few steps away.

Following are the 3 Keys to getting your brain-body working harmoniously to enjoy life to the fullest.

Key #1
Treat existing health conditions. Without a healthy diet, managing stress adequately or utilizing corrective nutrients, it is impossible to regain health and balance. Chronic digestive complaints and both limit the body's ability to absorb and utilize nutrition that is essential to achieving and maintaining health. Other chronic conditions and chronic pain can actually change the architecture of the brain and deplete the body due to chronic exposure to stress hormones. Depletion of important stress hormones over time causes weakness, exhaustion and debility. In addition, patients with chronic conditions have a higher levels 'oxidative stress' and are more prone to aging and general physical degeneration.

Removing the stress of a chronic health condition and supporting the body's anti-oxidant and hormone systems are essential to getting your life back, and, along with it, restful sleep, mental power and emotional well-being.

Key #2
Support neurotransmitter levels. Neurotransmitters are the chemical messengers between nerve cells in the brain. When neurotransmitters become depleted and deficient due to stress, poor nutrition or brain injury, cognitive function and well-being suffer. There is no better way to treat this condition than to replace these neurotransmitters. Healthy neurotransmitter levels can be supported by using balanced amino acid therapy regimen. Neurotransmitter precursor therapy is universally under-utilized and is well-researched and is extremely safe and effective. (Note: It is essential to seek professional guidance for this therapy in order for it to work safely and effectively)

Drugs do not help you attain neurotransmitter health. The problem is not a drug-deficiency problem. Drugs merely move already depleted neurotransmitters around and make them work harder. Unfortunately, this can often worsen matters by completely depleting the neurotransmitters upon which they are working. When this happens, the conventional answer is to either up the drug dosage, add another drug or switch to a more powerful medication that sedates the whole nervous system.

Key #3
Establish healthy mental patterns. As discussed in Key #1, it is important to eat and sustain a healthy diet and to work to address health conditions to optimize your body's overall function. I consider this approach a 'supporting general physiology' patterning approach. Establishing healthy mental patterns can have an even greater, more profound effect on your health and your ability to live a productive and joyous life.

What I mean by the phrase, 'establish healthy mental patterns', is to actually change the way your mind (or brain) works. This means freeing yourself from stress, frustration, procrastination and other negative mental states, and opening your life to the possibilities of joy, peace, improved communication and relationships, as well as healthier behaviors.

An exploding body of evidence within the field of mind-body medicine proves that this is actually what occurs when certain behaviors, practices and therapies are used. To discuss all of the powerful strategies available to us is well beyond the space constraints of this newsletter. I don't want to leave you hanging, so I have provided list a few mind changing strategies that I offer and teach to my patients. These include: acupuncture, cognitive reframing, exercise therapy, biofeedback, and meditation.

Sleep, mental and emotional challenges can be conquered by using a comprehensive 3-pronged approach described here. Should you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment to discuss an individualized program, please don't hesitate to contact me. There's no time to waste when it comes to getting healthy and moving on with enjoying your life!

To Our Collective Health...

Dr. J

Thaddeus Jacobs, ND, LAc
Licensed Naturopathic Physician
Licensed Acupuncturist

Park City: 1881 Prospector Ave 435-647-9500
Holladay: 2180 E 4500 S, Suite 185 801-277-7000
Santa Barbara: 34 E Sola Street 805-966-3003
Posted in Mental Health Treatments.

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The 3 Keys to Sleep, Mental and Emotional Health

The 3 Keys to Sleep, Mental and Emotional Health
By SiteNinja MultiTenant Administrator on Jul 16, 2015 at 01:12 AM

Jul 22, 2010 at 12:00 AM
The 3 Keys to Sleep, Mental and Emotional Health
By Thad Jacobs, ND, LAc
The 3 Keys to Sleep, Mental and Emotional Health
PLEASE SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH A FRIEND SO THAT YOUR LOVED ONES MAY BENEFIT FROM OUR MANY HEALING SERVICES

Thaddeus Jacobs, ND, LAc
When it comes to pinpointing what is most important to our overall health, quality of sleep, mental performance and emotional well-being top the list. If you can't sleep, you're constantly stressed and/or you feel as if you're riding an emotional roller-coaster, then something is definitely wrong. You might be relieved by what I have to say: healthy, drug-free help is available to you! I offer natural, safe and effective strategies to get your body, brain and nervous system working optimally.

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High Dose IV Vitamin C Saves Lives

By SiteNinja MultiTenant Administrator on Jul 16, 2015 at 01:09 AM

Oct 29, 2010 at 08:57 PM
High Dose IV Vitamin C Saves Lives
By Thad Jacobs, ND, LAc
High Dose IV Vitamin C In the News
The link below is to a very recent New Zealand 60 Minutes segment documenting one man's absolutely miraculous recovery from massive swine flu infection. Should you or a loved one ever suffer from a severe infection or face the horrible cancer diagnosis, you NEED to watch this video. Doing so can save lives!
This video segment documents how a man's hospital staff had slated him to be removed from life support at the end of the week. Through much pleading from the family, the staff agreed to administer high dose intravenous vitamin C, but only for 2 days. What followed astounded them. He got dramatically better within a very short period of time! This story swept across New Zealand and Australia like wildfire. Watch the video and prepare yourself for an eye-opener.
http://www.3news.co.nz/Living-Proof-Vitamin-C---Miracle-Cure/tabid/371/articleID/171328/Default.aspx
I've seen vitamin C help many of my patients with acute and chronic infections, allergies, autoimmune diseases, and many kinds of cancer and various stages of conventional cancer care -I forgot to mention: the man in the video was also diagnosed with cancer during his hospital ordeal. It's gone now; without any treatment other than the IV vitamin C!
Many patients ask my opinion as to why conventional medicine does not use helpful therapies such as high dose IV vitamin C. I don't think there is a conspiracy, necessarily, but I do know that there is absolutely zero interest for a pharmaceutical company to spend tens to hundreds of millions of dollars to study a medicine they can not patent and, therefore, can not profit from. This is simply how the world works. Should there be funding out there to support a large-scale study of vitamin C, count me in and I'll be happy to help make it happen.
How does high dose IV vitamin C work?
A recent study conducted by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that high concentrations of vitamin C (achieved by I.V. doses) had anticancer effects in 75 percent of the tested cancer cell lines. Non-cancerous cells were unaffected. Tumor weight was reduced by 41-53 percent in animals with advanced cancer.
Vitamin C works to kill bacteria, viruses and fungi by producing peroxide. Peroxide is used by our immune system cells to destroy bacteria, viruses and fungi. When peroxide is generated within cancer cells, ensuing oxidation destroys the cell rapidly and effeciently. Oxidative conventional chemotherapy drugs do the same thing, although there has yet to be a drug manufactured to date that is as safe as the essential nutrient, vitamin C.
With regard to cancer cells, evidence is mounting that vitamin C creates peroxide during a mechanism involving the displacement of either iron, copper, or both metals from their carrier proteins. Peroxide is selectively toxic to cancer cells because these abnormal cells lack normal enzyme activity that other healthy cells have in abundance. This enzyme is called catalase.
Catalase acts extremely rapidly to convert toxic hydrogen peroxide to harmless byproducts, water and oxygen. It is the lack of catalase activity that is unique to many kinds of cancer that triggers these cells to self-destruct when exposed to peroxide generated oxidative stress. Underactive catalase activity is one achilles heel of many types of cancer, which is why oxidative and free radical generating conventional chemotherapy drugs exist.
What about IV Hydrogen Peroxide?
Intravenous dilute hydrogen peroxide is also an effective anti-infection and adjunctive cancer treatment, but the peroxide is reacted by catalase immediately when exposed to the bloodstream. Peroxide, given intravenously, is not able to enter and kill cancer cells (with the possible exception of some blood borne cancers). What does occur is strong stimulation of the immune system. IV peroxide stimulates the release of potent cytokines (chemicals that direct immune system activity) which subsequently provoke a focus on killing pathogens and cancer cells. Because of their slightly different and highly beneficial mechanisms of action, IV hydrogen peroxide alternated with high dose IV vitamin C can therefore be used together in a comprehensive immune system support program for cancer and chronic stubborn infectious disease conditions.
Posted in Integrative Medicine.

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Diabetes Statistics: Wake Up America!

By SiteNinja MultiTenant Administrator on Jul 16, 2015 at 01:01 AM

Mar 03, 2011 at 09:51 AM
Diabetes Statistics: Wake Up America!
By Thad Jacobs, ND, LAc
Diabetes Statistics: Wake Up America!!!!

Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, but an estimated 79 million adults have prediabetes according to a new report issued by CDC.

1. Approximately 8.3% of Americans of all ages are affected by diabetes

2. 11.3% of Americans aged at least 20 years have diabetes

3. Approximately 27% of Americans who have diabetes do not know

4. 35% of individuals aged at least 20 in the USA have prediabetes

5. Between 90% to 95% of all diabetes patients in the USA have diabetes type 2.

That means 115 million Americans out of 360 million are pre or actual diabetics.
Call the office to make an appointment with Dr. Jacobs to discover how you can prevent or reverse pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Take the steps to live a healthier, happier life!


Source: US Centers for Disease Control 2011; courtesy of naturopathic diabetologist, Mona Morstein, ND
Posted in Good Food, Weight Loss.

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Naturopathic Medicine Doctors - Cancer Treatment Alternatives That Work

Naturopathic Medicine Doctors - Cancer Treatment Alternatives That Work
By SiteNinja MultiTenant Administrator on Jul 16, 2015 at 12:41 AM

Naturopathic Medicine Doctors - Cancer Treatment Alternatives That Work

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Anti-Aging Cure Exercisers Live Longer

By SiteNinja MultiTenant Administrator on Jul 16, 2015 at 12:36 AM

Anti-Aging Cure Exercisers Live Longer
Anti-Aging Cure Exercisers Live Longer
May 04, 2012 at 10:04 AM
By admin admin
A decades-spanning study in the May 2012 European Journal of Cardiology shows what many of you already suspected. Moderate exercise, in this case slow jogging 1 to 2 1/2 hours per week, provided a big boost in life expectancy. Women live
d a whopping 5.6 year longer and men lived an even more amazing 5.6 years more!

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Hormone Replacement Therapy, 10 Years After Claims Of A Cancer Link

By SiteNinja MultiTenant Administrator on Jul 16, 2015 at 12:24 AM

Hormone replacement therapy, 10 years after claims of a cancer link
Tue, May 22, 2012
A recent Washington Post article highlights the fact that many doctors are coming back around to the idea that hormone replacement therapy is safe and beneficial. For years, most doctors clung to inaccurate interpretations of the existing data on the subject

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