Advantage Functional Medicine COVID-19 Update

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak we have had many inquiries as to our current operating hours. Advantage Chiropractic Clinic is currently open during regular hours to treat patients. During this time, we are taking additional precautions and are doing intensified cleaning over and above our normal sanitization procedures. We kindly ask…

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Dr. Brad Adams earns DABCI Certification

Adams is now the only DABCI board certified doctor in the East Alabama area Auburn, AL—Auburn-based Advantage Chiropractic Clinic is thrilled to announce that Dr. Brad Adams has just earned his Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists certification. This makes Dr. Adams the only doctor in the East…

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The Sticky Truth on Cholesterol: More than your Average Lipid Test

Our quest for optimal cardiovascular health is never-ending. First it was the low fat diet, now it’s the liberal prescription of statin drugs and tomorrow it will be a 3D printed heart replacement. As medicine advances, heart disease continues to rise as we clearly do not have a good handle…

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Your Stressed OUT Immune System: A Story of Cortisol and the Immune Response

Ahh, the holiday season. For some it’s the most wonderful time of year—nice chilly mornings filled with fresh air, hot chocolate by the fire and delectable holiday treats. If for you, you think of Kleenex, the chills and canned chicken soup, well then this article is for you. Ever wonder…

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Antibiotic Resistance: A Present Day Epidemic

survey conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO), of nearly 10,000 adults concluded the following about antibiotics: – Three quarters of respondents think antibiotic resistance happens when the body (not bacteria) becomes resistant to antibiotics.  – Nearly two thirds say they know antibiotic resistance is an issue that could affect them…

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Postprandial Adrenergic Syndrome: “Post Meal Anxiety”

Patients often tell me they feel hopeless, crazy and just down right scared. They have made multiple trips to the doctors feeling as though they have developed food allergies yet testing reveals nothing. Leaving those visits fuels frustration and has one questioning their own mental health. “How can I feel…

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Custom orthotics can help more than you think

Your body is an interconnected system of specialized parts, and the support structure which holds everything together is made up of bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Even if your feet don’t hurt, they may be contributing to your overall postural balance. If you’re having pain or discomfort in a specific…

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Listening to Science: Debunking a Serious Medical Myth

Medicine and science. Science and medicine. They go so well together it almost seems synonymous these days. We have made drastic leaps in medical technologies, which have allowed us to understand disease processes down to the level of the smallest known constituent of life, DNA. This day in age nothing…

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Your Summer Survival Guide to Mosquitos: Illness, Repellent, and Prevention

Mosquitos- those pesky little buggers they ruin your Saturday cookout and then leave you with incessant night time itching.  For some it may sound like your college girlfriend…joking. These fly looking things are what nightmares are made of, sometimes small enough to be invisible to the human eye. We have…

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Is Marijuana Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy. From 2002 to 2014 the prevalence of self-reported, past month marijuana use among US adult pregnant women increased from 2.4% to 3.9% (1). Currently, about 1 in 20 women in the US report using marijuana while pregnant (2). The major component…

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