Ventura Spine & Nerve Center July 2019

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JULY 2019

GETTING TO THE SOURCE To Become the Healthiest You

We knew our immune system would become stronger for the next time we came in contact with the virus, and our body would fight it off. Do you remember measles and chicken pox parties? These days, we tend to just react to every little symptom with an over- the-counter or prescription medicine. But doing this, we are just tricking our

Thirty-seven years ago on July 5, 1982, I sat on my front porch and watched as the mailman walked toward me carrying a letter that would tell me if I had passed my state chiropractic examinations. With my heart racing, I ripped opened the envelope and saw the words: “Congratulations, you are officially a ‘Doctor of Chiropractic’!” What a great celebration dance I had with my wife! It had taken a lot of time and effort to get my license, but now I could help people restore and maintain their health. I love being a wellness doctor! When I first opened my practice almost four decades ago, there weren’t as many sick and overmedicated people coming in with chronic conditions: peripheral neuropathy, autoimmune diseases, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, autism, leaky gut syndrome, dementia, and more. Many people are caught in a serious downward health spiral and don’t know where to turn because they understand medications are not the answer. They come to us for education and answers on how to pull themselves up and out of a premature death spiral. Did you know the United States takes 80% of the world’s medications but is only 5% of world’s population? Wow! We are also ranked 37 — out of 37 countries the World Health

Federation studied — on the health of our country. Have you ever thought about how unhealthy our country is and how it continues to get worse? Think about it: The U.S. has the most doctors, hospitals, medications, and specialists in the entire world, but we are still the sickest country!

We keep coming out with more and more medications to

body into thinking we are healthy. There’s a time and place for medications, but they were never meant to be abused and chronically used long-term. Never stop working

combat the symptoms that arise in patients. Are we getting

healthy because of this?

Absolutely not! Medications were originally

on improving your health and try not to use medications to fix everything.

designed to treat disease and illness for a short period of time.

When medications have a role to play in your health, take action to fix the internal underlying problem, which is what you are doing when you come to

This is called acute care. Now, if you are near death and about to die, our health system is No. 1 in reviving, but what we lack are the protocols and programs to teach people how to stay healthy and how to fight off disease through natural means. Do you remember when it was actually good to get sick and let the body fight off infections naturally?

our center. We are here to restore your health and quality of life.

–Dr. Steven Alff, D.C.

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