Drinking These Fruit Juices is Just as Bad, or Even Worse than Drinking Soda

By Tucson Functional Medicine on November 30, 2020 0 Comments

By: Cat Ebeling Conventional mindset has always been that drinking pure fruit juice is healthy. We purchase fruit juice smoothies in the store, thinking that will help our health and weight loss, and start our days with a large glass of OJ—for the vitamin C. We ‘juice’ vegetables and fruit for the perfect healthy drink. We … Continue Reading


Study Finds Common Bacteria Linked to Dangerous Heart Problem

By Tucson Functional Medicine on November 22, 2020 0 Comments

A study finds that a common bacteria are known as to cause ulcers may now also be responsible for irregular heart rhythm, known as atrial fibrillation (AF). Dr. Annibale Montenero, lead researcher and chairman of Multimedica General Hospital’s Cardiology Department and Arrhythmia Center, has discovered a strong link between the bacteria helicobacter pylori and an … Continue Reading


Low magnesium associated with coronary artery calcification

By Tucson Functional Medicine on November 2, 2020 0 Comments

Michael Jurgelewicz, DC, DACBN, DCBCN Magnesium is probably the greatest predictor of all aspects of heart disease. Approximately more than 50% of Americans are deficient in this mineral. Magnesium plays a key role in more than 350 enzymes and is involved in virtually every metabolic process occurring in the body. Studies have suggested an association between … Continue Reading