The Top 6 Immune System Hacks to Prevent Cognitive Decline

Best Alzheimer’s Doctor California – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. The cause of Alzheimer’s has evaded the medical world for decades, but new research suggests we may be on the path to uncovering the source of this devastating disease.  Over the last few years, evidence has …

Why Being Lean Doesn’t Always Mean Healthy

Best Diabetes Doctor California – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. A growing number of research studies are pointing to the risks of the “skinny fat”– people who, appearance wise, are at the right body weight but whose organs carry too much visceral fat. Fat surrounding the …

Missed or Irregular Menses-8 Reasons Why You May be a Target

Best Thyroid Doctor California – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Missed or absent periods describe the occurrence when, after a woman has established a regular pattern of menstruation, it stops for 3 months or longer. An absent period can also occur when a woman has not …

Catch the Early Signs of Cognitive Decline and What to Do About it

Alzheimer’s Doctor in California – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Mild Cognitive Decline (MCI) is often brushed off as normal signs of aging. There’s no reason that your mind needs to deteriorate as you age and symptoms of decline are a warning sign that something is …

Thyroid Dysfunction: Focus on Goiter

Thyroid Doctor in California – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. What Is Goiter?Simply put, goiter is an enlargement of your thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is responsible for producing essential hormones such as T3 and T4, which are important for: Breathing Heart rate Operation of the …

Symptoms Associated with Diabetes & How to Deal with Them

Diabetes San Diego – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. In the last 20 years, the number of adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than tripled as the US population has aged and become more overweight. Now, more than 30 million Americans have diabetes, and of those, …

Cognitive Dysfunction and Copper Balancing Act

Alzheimer’s Doctor in San Diego Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C.Nutrients are your body’s best friends when it comes to keeping all functions and systems balanced– including that of your brain. And when your micronutrient intake is out of whack, your cognitive function may be at risk. …

Thyroid Issues? Eat Your Cruciferous Vegetables

Thyroid Doctor in San Diego – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C.Cruciferous vegetables contain a variety of chemicals classified as glucosinolates as well as sulforaphane, a phytochemical metabolite thought to be responsible for all the wonderful benefits attributed to the cruciferous vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables include the following: …

Overcoming Diabetes – Is It Possible?

Diabetes Doctor San Diego – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Managing your diabetes can be daunting, especially when you’re presented with a variety of paraphernalia advertising to be the best product. Which glucose monitor should you choose? Which lancet is best? Will those blood sugar supplements  …

Three Ways to Prevent Cognitive Decline by Focusing on Your Teeth

The Alzheimer’s Doctor San Diego – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Taking a little more time with your toothbrush can pay off when it comes to protecting against cognitive decline. That’s because poor oral hygiene has a strong link to developing Alzheimer’s disease. In an 18-year …