Echinacea was the Plains Indians’ primary medicine.  They applied root poultices to all manner of wounds, insect bites and stings, and snake

Hypothyroidism: A Natural Approach

What is Hypothyroidism? Thyroxin, the hormone produced by the thyroid gland, regulates the burning of cellular fuels, known as basal metabolic rate. In hypothyroidism, this hormone is not functioning properly. This is why people with low thyroid function are often cold all the time. The cause of hypothyroidism is often not the thyroxin produced in the thyroid gland called T4, but its’ more active form, T3, which is converted from T4 outside the thyroid gland. Because most doctors use the pharmaceutical preparation of thyroid hormone which contains only T4, treatment is frequently unsatisfactory. There is a synthetic versions of artificial T3 available. However, these synthetic T3 prepara

Metabolic Syndrome

What Is Metabolic Syndrome? Metabolic syndrome is a collection of heart disease risk factors that increase your chance of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. The condition is also known by other names, including Syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome, and dysmetabolic syndrome. According to a national health survey, more than one in five Americans has metabolic syndrome! The number of people with metabolic syndrome increases with age, affecting more than 40 percent of people in their 60's and 70's. What Are These Health Risks? You are diagnosed with metabolic syndrome if you have three or more of the following: A waistline of 40 inches or more for men and 35 inches or more for w

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Active Health Chiropractic
415 W Tabernacle
St. George, Utah  84770
F: 435-673-2700

Monday -  Friday     9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday                      By Appointment
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