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 …

Can Side-Sleeping Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s Doctor Near Me – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. We’ve long known that getting the right amount of good-quality sleep is critical to a sharp and healthy mind. But it turns out that it’s not just 8-hours of solid sleep safeguarding your brain; it’s also …

The Low-Carb, Low-Thyroid Connection

Thyroid Doctor San Diego – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. By the time my thyroid patients come to me, they’ve usually already jumped on the low-carb bandwagon. I have no problem with this; low-carb diets can be a helpful way to lose weight and reduce thyroid-related …

Grow a Garden to Guard Your Brain Function

Alzheimer’s Doctor San Diego – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. It might not be obvious, but growing a home garden has been linked to longevity, boosts in emotional and social health, and healthier diets. So with that in mind, it makes sense how a home garden …

Diabetes Treatment And The Mineral You Can’t Miss

Diabetes Doctor San Diego – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. You’ve probably already heard of minerals like calcium and magnesium, but there’s an essential mineral that, while not in the running for “most popular mineral,” is just as important. That mineral is manganese. A recent study …

Are You Active Enough to Protect Your Brain Against Cognitive Decline?

Alzheimer’s Doctor California – Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Physical activity has been shown, time and again, to prevent and treat cognitive decline. Exercise of any kind is beneficial for weight management, strength and agility, increased circulation and blood flow to the brain, detoxification, improved mood, …

Diabetic Diet – 3 Biggest Nutrition Missteps

Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Managing diabetes can feel like a full-time job. Maybe worse is the endless amounts of confusing and conflicting information that make it almost possible to know how to best support health and healing. The truth is that overcoming diabetes isn’t the …

Conventional Health Care Can’t “Beat” Cognitive Decline. Here’s Why:

Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Conventional medicine struggles to effectively treat or cure cognitive decline; in fact, it’s one of conventional medicine’s biggest failures in the realm of modern medicine. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is still seen as an irreversible degenerative illness. The symptoms that appear early …

10 Fast Snacks to Support Balanced Blood Sugar

Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Balancing blood sugar is tricky if you are suffering from impaired glucose metabolism and diabetes. In healthy people, carbohydrates are broken down into glucose and shuttled to cells to generate fuel. Between meals, when glucose is low, the body can use …

Four Causes of Thyroid Damage You Might’ve Missed

Dr. Jason Shumard, D.C. Receiving a diagnosis and understanding that you have a thyroid problem is one thing, but knowing the root cause of your thyroid condition is another. The only way to overcome your condition is to address the causes first. Thyroid replacement therapy …