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Does Coffee Fuel Your Day? Science You Need to Know

Coffee, Caffe, Kahve, Kafe No matter how you say it, coffee is everywhere. Portland, Oregon, is the third most caffeinated city in the U.S. with about 737 coffee shops(1). This is likely because coffee is the nectar of the gods (well it’s true). Even though that statement is NOT science, there is an absurd amount of science that focuses on [...]

Taking the Trash out of Ultra Running

18 Years of Slop Over the weekend of February 17th and 18th, the 18th annual Hagg Mud Runs hosted by the Oregon Road Runners Club took place at Henry Hagg Lake outside of Gaston, Oregon. This race is actually a trail race, circling the lake twice on Saturday for the 50k and once on Sunday for the 25k. This year [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|Categories: ultra running, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Personal Injury Protection and Getting Your Medical Bills Paid

What is Personal Injury Protection? Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is an extension of your car insurance policy that pays medical expenses, lost wages, and essential services after an accident. PIP is no fault insurance and is available to both parties in an accident, even the at fault party. Who has PIP? Probably you! Oregon Law requires all auto insurance policies [...]

Acupuncture and Opioids

The High Risk of Addiction to Opioids Opioids are a class of powerful drugs used primarily as a treatment for pain and provide relief in the most excruciating of cases. Morphine, codeine, heroine, fentanyl, oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percocet) and hydrocodone (Vicodin) are all classified as opioids. The United States loses approximately one hundred lives a day as a consequence of the [...]

Performance Maximization

Have you been following your training plan to a tee but not meeting your goals? Here are a few crucial elements to add to your training plan to focus on performance maximization. Eat Real Food Follow a minimally processed diet for optimal health and improvement in your performance. Making that step alone and cutting back on the chips and candy [...]

Acupuncture and Autoimmune Disease

Over 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, thyroid disease, Addison's disease, pernicious anemia, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and Guillain-Barré syndrome. An autoimmune disease occurs when the body's immune system attacks healthy tissue. Due to the complexity of treating autoimmune diseases, integrative medicine solutions including acupuncture and Oriental medicine have received much attention as [...]