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Welcome to Breckenridge Chiropractic's Health Themes Archive. Here you can learn more about Breckenridge Chiropractic, Chiropractic, and Dr. Mat Pastore, today's choice for Chiropractors in Chester, VA. Read Dr. Mat Pastore's Chiropractic Health Themes for the health of it.

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Happiness, Depression and Healthy Nerves

Happiness is something we are instinctively driven toward. Even though we all find joy in different ways, the search for happiness defines many of our goals and determines most of our actions. Studies have shown that people who are happy have stronger immune systems, are less likely to catch colds and the ...


Depressed Kids on the Rise

The number of children diagnosed with depression has more than doubled from 1995–2003. This is according to an article in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Worse still, the use of antidepressants to treat children diagnosed with depression has increased while the use of non–chemical forms of treatment has decreased. “The number of ...


This Month’s Theme: Depression, Stress and Your Spine

So many of our patients frequently comment that they have friends battling “this,” a family member who has “that,” or co-workers who are always calling in sick with some ailment or illness. Our patients frequently state that chiropractic could help them. However, those words are sometimes not listened to or acted ...


Oops, We Did It Again!

No, it’s not just a Britney Spears lyric, it’s the catch phrase of the pharmaceutical industry. Once again, drugs have been recalled when new research with longer parameters than the last demonstrates concern for the drug’s safety. The drug Vioxx was recalled after a three-year clinical trial showed a link with ...


Drug Trial Victims and Dead Babies

The following articles were featured in the The Bulletin on Saturday, March 18, 2006. They are classic examples of the sad and misdirected absurdity that exists within our health care system. Please do not be deceived - drugs and surgical procedures, while claimed to be safe, effective and routine, are fraught ...


Do You Think Medications Are Safe?

More red flags have been raised due to the potentially life-threatening effects of over-the-counter medications. ADVIL & MOTRIN join the list of Celebrex, Vioxx and Bextra, anti-inflammatory drugs that were taken off the market due to causing serious cardiovascular problems and death. Further investigations are currently being conducted on the following NSAIDS ...


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