September Newsletter

Dr. McGee at ECU sports medicine

Great to be back

It’s been a long 18 months since the Covid-19 restrictions began. I feel fortunate to be able to return to ECU this season to provide chiropractic care to the student athletes at ECU.

 

 

Intermittent fasting can cut the risk of diabetes and heart disease

Time restricted eating or intermittent fasting may help prevent chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease according to researchers from the the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, CA. They found that intermittent fasting can also improve sleep and help control obesity.

What our patients are saying about our office:

“I am so much better after only 6 visits. I am no longer in pain and I now have a variety of exercises I can perform to help me if I have a flareup. Scheduling is always convenient.”
Melissa A.

Remdesivir Reduces Hospitalization Risk for Covid Patients

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Gilead recently announced promising results of their antiviral medication. Their study indicated that remdesivir reduced the risk of hospitalization or death by 87% compared to the placebo group. A previous study published in the New England Journal of Medicine also showed that remdesivir was superior to placebo in reducing recovery time in adults hospitalized with Covid-19.

1 in 7 people have ended friendships because of views on Covid vaccine

A survey conducted by OnePoll shows that about 1 in 7 of people surveyed have ended friendships because of differences of opinion on the Covid-19 vaccine. About 14% of respondents said they had ended friendships with friends who refused to get the vaccine. People who refused to get the vaccine said they did so because of worry over potential side effects, distrust or a belief that they do not need the vaccine because they are healthy.