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 Dr. Davis here from Vista CA…

Want to catch a cold follow these easy steps!


 Want to catch a cold? Follow these easy steps!  

Some people seem to expect a bout with a cold or the flu each year.  If you haven’t had your quota yet, here are some things you can do: 

  1. Eat a poor diet. If you want to catch a cold, make sure your body lacks the vitamins and minerals it needs to keep itself in good repair. Eat lots of processed foods, stripped of their nutritional value. Avoid fresh vegetables and ingest lots of high-fat snack foods.
  2. Avoid adequate rest. After neglecting the quality of the raw materials your body needs to repair itself, deprive yourself of adequate rest. Stay up late and reduce the time you sleep as much as possible. Use tobacco, coffee and other stimulants to fool yourself into thinking you have plenty of energy.
  3. Stop exercising. To catch a cold, make sure you reduce the effectiveness of your immune and lymphatic systems. Unlike the circulatory system with its pump (the heart), your lymphatic system depends upon exercise and physical movement to circulate these valuable fluids with their germ-fighting abilities.
  4. Rarely wash your hands. Increase your chances of catching a cold by compromising your personal hygiene. Remember to use your dirty hands and fingers to rub your eyes, pick your nose or wipe your lips.
  5. Think negative thoughts. Look for opportunities to imagine having a cold. Pay attention to news reports about outbreaks of the flu and pay close attention to TV commercials from drug companies that sell products designed for cold sufferers.
  6. Invite stress. Stress yourself physically by experiencing extreme temperature and humidity changes. Stress yourself mentally with constant worry or fear. Stress yourself socially by encountering as many ill people as possible.
  7. Become dehydrated. Avoid drinking enough water. Reduce the effectiveness of your immune system and other bodily functions by drinking water-removing diuretics such as caffienated beverages, coffee, tea and alcohol.
  8. Ignore your spine and nerve system. Ignore the role of a properly operating nervous system, the master control of your immune system.  

Of course we’re joking!  

The only way to catch a cold or the flu is to make yourself a hospitable host to the millions of cold and flu germs around you every day. 

God Bless and Be Well, 

 Dr. Bill Davis 

Upper Cervical Specialist-NUCCA Procedure 

Vista CA 


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Dr. Davis here from Vista…The Nervous system is the master system of the entire body.  When the spine has become misaligned (see a recent article https://nuccadoctordavis.wordpress.com/2010/07/13/is-one-of-your-legs-shorter-than-the-other/) the nervous system which is the brain, the brain stem, the spinal cord and the nerves that go out into the body become less functional and eventually symptoms begin to present themselves.  Which symptoms?  Depends on the person…everyone is different.  However the misalignment of the spine beginning in the upper neck is what changes everything.  Because upper neck misalignments have the most far-reaching effects on the body.  There are 300 Trillion nerves that pass through this fuse box of the body located just below the skull.  Because these upper neck misalignments also cause the most compensations throughout the rest of the spinal column the conditions that can result are numerous.  In my office, I have seen everything from Plantar Fascitis, a foot problem to Ringing in the Ears respond to an upper neck correction that changes the entire body.

So lets look at the distribution of the peripheral nerves and what types of conditions can result from problems in different areas…

First…there are 3 nerves that come out of the neck into the head…

  • One supplies the muscles of the scalp and the inner and middle ear-this can lead to conditions like stress headaches, dizziness, dis-equilibrium, ear infections and ringing in the ears
  • The next supplies the sinuses and eyes-dysfunction here can lead to sinus problems-infections & congestion, allergies, vascular congestion and hay fever
  • Then the third nerve goes to the teeth, gums and jaw-this can be associated with jaw pain or TMJ, clicking, face pain, teeth pain etc.

The next nerve goes to supply the muscles of the neck-problems here can lead to stiffness and pain in the neck

Next we have 3 nerves that come out of the neck and go into the arms

  • The first goes across the shoulder, down the arm and into the thumb & first two fingers-problems here can cause shoulder pain, arm pain or weakness and numbness and tingling into the arm and hand
  • The second goes down the middle of the arm and into the middle two fingers-problems here can lead to numbness or tingling, pain or weakness into the arm or hand
  • The third goes into the thyroid, under the shoulder-blade, under the arm, into the elbow, and into the last three fingers-this can create thyroid dysfunction, pain between the shoulder blades, numbness, tingling, pain or weakness into the elbow, arm or hand

Next time we will look at where the rest of these nerves go in part 2 of this blog post…

If you know someone who is struggling with one of the conditions listed above or many of them…an Atlas misalignment could be the cause…get your spine and nerve system evaluated today….Breath of Life in Vista CA is a good place to start if you are in the San Diego County area.  Anywhere else go to www.nucca.org to find a doc in your area.

God Bless and Be Well,

Dr. Davis

Breath of Life, Upper Cervical Care 760-945-1345

161 Thunder Drive, Suite 104, Vista CA 92083

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All children should have their spine checked for misalignments as early as possible.  The birth process, early childhood accidents or injuries can lead to a variety of different health problems…It is much easier to grow healthy kids than it is to repair damaged adults!…Here is one such story from our office…

“We are so thankful to God for Breath of Life Chiropractic.  Our three year old son, Carter, has been under Dr. Davis’ care since mid-2009 and under chiropractic care since he was one week old.  He has never had an ear infection or any illness more serious than the common cold.  Throughout his life, our son has been checked regularly and adjusted as needed.  Thanks to Dr. Davis’ care and God’s healing power, Carter has never taken Tylenol or any other medications.

 Dr. Davis’ professionalism and care for children is remarkable.  He treats our son with compassion, empathy and love during each interaction.  Carter loves to visit with Dr. Bill (that’s how Carter addresses Dr. Davis).  In fact, we view Dr. Davis as Carter’s primary care physician.  On the rare occasions when Carter has a cold (only 6 in his life), Dr. Davis has evaluated Carter for any subluxations and provides adjustments appropriately.  Every time that Carter has a fever, we have taken him to see Dr. Davis.  After Carter’s adjustment, his fever always decreases or has been eliminated completely!  

 We highly recommend Breath of Life Chiropractic to parents who want their children to remain healthy and drug free.  Chiropractic care has been life-changing for our family.  We are thrilled to share with others that our three year old son is healthy and drug free because of God’s grace and the care he has received through Dr. Bill Davis.”

Mr. & Mrs. Calfin      Vista CA               March 2010

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This is Dr. Davis writing from lovely Vista California again…. 

Ear infections are caused when the ear is not properly draining fluid.  The fluid builds up over time until it becomes more susceptible to infection…just like standing water.  Antibiotics treat the infection but not the reason that the infection is present…so the ear infections usually come back.  If they continue to come back the next course of action from a medical perspective is to force the ears to drain by putting tubes in.  Why not correct the cause?  If the nerves that control the ears and the fluid release are not properly working then the fluid will not drain…release the pressure from the nerves and the ear works like it was designed again…Praise God!  Here is one mother’s story from our office…

 “My 2 year old son had been suffering from chronic ear infections ever since he was born.  In 2 years he had been on antibiotics 12 times for ear infections!  His pediatrician was talking to us about putting tubes in his ears.  Kanan’s bowels were really not doing good with all of those antibiotics as well.

 Kanan’s ear infections stopped returning after his first visit!  We bring him in now every few months just to keep him healthy.  No more antibiotics and no tubes!!

 Don’t be afraid!  The procedure is very gentle.  There is no cracking, popping or anything that will hurt or cause pain to your baby.  And the loving, calming atmosphere and genuine concern for my son’s health is wonderful.”

 -Theresa (The Mommy)  San Marcos, CA

What do you think?  Let me know below…does this make sense to you?

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