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My name is Dr. Ron Grisanti. I am a Board Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist with a Masters degree in Nutritional Science. I also hold a Diplomate with the American Clinical Board of Nutrition and have a passionate interest in helping you get well and stay well in the least harmful and most long-lasting way possible.

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Parkinson's and Pesticide Toxicity
Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S.
Pesticides could be responsible for Parkinson's, a neurodegenerative disease.Toxins from such chemicals can increase the risk by up to six times in people who are especially susceptible. The seven pesticides tested include: . . . keep reading

A Dangerous Food Additive to Avoid
Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S.
Most people would assume that this food additive would be nutritious. In over 40 studies, this food additive was found to create ulcers and cancers in animals. It easily triggers inflammatory disease in the human colon as well. And many researchers believe that it promotes not only irritable bowel but breast cancers and more. . . . keep reading

Toxic Metals and Weight Loss
Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S.
Can't lose weight no matter what? Could the weight loss culprit be something as inconspicuous as mercury build-up in your body? It is widely accepted that metal toxicity can impair neuroendocrine function. Simply put, this means that normal thyroid function can be impaired from toxic metals such as mercury, cadmium, lead and others. . . . keep reading

Depression: Functional Medicine Approach
Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S.
Depression is considered the most dreaded condition of mankind. What makes depression so awful is the sad fact that it is the one disease devoid of hope in the minds of many who suffer with this global epidemic. Unlike debilitating diseases like arthritis, which shows it's ugly face by causing pain, depression is a silent enemy afflicting millions every year. My goal in this article is to prepare and educate you on a few of the common triggers of depression. These are not original thoughts on the subject of depression but are in fact documented peer-reviewed research proving the existence of a world of information kept under "lock and key" contributing to a sea of suffering and mental anguish.You will soon discover information that will change your life and the life of your family, friends, and patients. . . . keep reading

Carpal Tunnel: Effective Treatment
Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S.
Andrea was a 47 year women suffering with chronic carpal tunnel. After exhausting both traditional medical care and mechanical treatment, she was left with a surgical option. Today's article discusses a simple yet effective treatment commonly overlooked when treating carpal tunnel syndrome. . . . keep reading

Electronic Cigarettes- The Real Scoop
Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S.
Electronic cigarettes is the big rave these days. Many people addicted to regular cigarettes are under the false assumption that these electronic smoking devices are safe. Wrong! Unfortunately, the FDA has failed to do their due diligence to do adequate research on its safety. From a functional medicine perspective, electronic cigarettes may in fact produce a silent but deadly symptom. Read the full story. . . . keep reading

The Vitamin D-Magnesium Connection
Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S.
After consulting with hundreds of patients, I am seeing a scary pattern that I want to bring to your attention. The concern is the combination of rock bottom intracellular magnesium "and" low vitamin D levels. Learn what you may not know about increasing vitamin D levels. . . . keep reading