Bowl to Better Health

December 30, 2008

It has been said that any movement is good movement.  If running and weights aren’t your style, check out www.bowlportland.com  .  Just another way to shed some extra...

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Autism Awareness Month- 1 in every 150

December 29, 2008

Some statistics show that autism affects 1 out of every 150 children.  April is autism awareness month.  Jacobs Chiropractic Acupuncture will be offering free care to children diagnosed with autism.  April 10, 17, 24 and May 1st will be the Fridays from 11-4pm that care will be available.   Research has shown that regular chiropractic care is helpful for autistic children.  Tell everyone you know.  Anyone with an autistic child may take advantage of this offer.  We will accept all children who qualify until we have no available appointments available.   Call 207-774-6251 or email drj@drloujacobs.com for more...

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Crab Cakes for the masses

The Maine Switch has been kind enough to print my crab cake recipe.  Eat ’em and weep.  And don’t scrimp on the ingredients! Visit the following link:...

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Mushrooms for your face?!

October 9, 2008

Before Chaga Brand there were a few others.  Andrew Weil, MD and his line called Plantidote.  Skincare is nothing new and neither is the idea of Doctors creating products to help their patients.  Chaga Brand products are about to up the ante to a whole new level.  With levels of anti oxidants that put all other products and ingredients to shame, Chaga Brand products are already impacting the lives of those using them. Visit our latest article in The Maine Switch, it’s about half way down the page!...

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www.dividedwefail.org

October 8, 2008

I just saw the commercial stating that every week thousands of Americans file for bankruptcy because of a health issue.  I mentioned it in my last blog.  I’ve only read some of the website. what I’ve read of the fundamentals I like and I think you will too.  Check it out at...

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Recipe for bankruptcy

October 6, 2008

 If the failing economy has got you in it’s grip, just wait until you get sick! did you know about half of all bankruptcies are because of a health issue.  There has never been a more important time to be healthy and have insurance.  Imagine losing your job because you can’t work!  Imagine losing full time employment for part time work because of a health issue.  Think your wallet is looking lean now, just wait.   I don’t like to play the “fear game” but when it’s an absolute reality we’d be foolish not to acknowledge it.  Protect your financial future by protecting your...

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Arthritis Drugs Get Stronger Warning

September 7, 2008

The drugs Enbrel, Remicade, Humira and Cimzia are getting a new warning.  These drugs may put patients at risk of fatal fungal infections.  The symptoms mimic the flu.  Patients will be alerted to call their doctors if they develop persistent fever, cough, shortness of breath or fatigue, which can be signs of the fungal infection.   If you know someone who is taking any of these drugs for rheumatoid arthritis or any other conditions, have them express their concern to their prescribing physician.  Changing their meds could save their life.  FYI Enbrel is also commonly used to treat eczema and...

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FDA Drug Investigation

Visit http://www.fda.gov/cder/aers/potential_signals/potential_signals_2008Q1.htm The FDA is investigating a hand full of drugs currently prescribed for a number of conditions.  Check the list and see if you or someone you love is taking any of these.  If you are, mention to your prescribing doctor that you are concerned.  Generally speaking, unless your life is in danger, newer drugs are not always better.  If you can get the same results from a medication that has been around for a while, ask about getting a prescription for that one instead....

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