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Research Studies: Dr. Alex Jimenez has compiled study and research projects that are pertinent to the science and art of chiropractic medicine. The subsets can be classified as following: Case Study, Case Series, Cross-Sectional, Cohort, Case Control and Randomized Control Trials.  Each subset of study profiles have their merits and scientific significance.  It is our intention to bring clarity to present day research models.  We will discuss and present significant clinical interpretations that may serve out patients well.  Great care in selecting appropriate and well documented models have been enforced in our blog.  We gladly will listen and heed comments on the discussed subject matters presented. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at 915-850-0900


Multi-Dimensional Roles of Ketone Bodies

Multi-Dimensional Roles of Ketone Bodies

Ketone bodies are created by the liver and utilized as an energy source when glucose is not readily available in the human body. The two main ketone bodies are acetoacetate (AcAc) and 3-beta-hydroxybutyrate (3HB), while acetone is the third and least abundant, ketone...
What Is Sulforaphane?

What Is Sulforaphane?

Sulforaphane is a phytochemical, a substance within the isothiocyanate group of organosulfur compounds, found in cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts. It can also be found in bok choy, kale, collards, mustard greens and...
The Emerging Role Of Nrf2 In Mitochondrial Function

The Emerging Role Of Nrf2 In Mitochondrial Function

Oxidants are generally produced in a controlled manner in order to regulate essential processes in the human body, including cell division, inflammation, immune function, autophagy, and stress response. However, the uncontrolled production of these oxidants can...
Nrf2 Signaling Pathway: Pivotal Roles in Inflammation

Nrf2 Signaling Pathway: Pivotal Roles in Inflammation

Nrf2 supports the activation of a group of antioxidant and detoxifying enzymes and genes which protect the human body from the effects of health issues associated with increased levels of oxidative stress, such as Alzheimer’s disease. A variety of natural...
Understanding Nrf2 and its Impact on Neurodegenerative Diseases

Understanding Nrf2 and its Impact on Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, affect millions of individuals worldwide. A variety of treatment options are available to treat the symptoms of several neurodegenerative diseases although the results are...
Nrf2 Explained: The Keap1-Nrf2 Pathway

Nrf2 Explained: The Keap1-Nrf2 Pathway

Oxidative stress is described as cell damage caused by free radicals, or unstable molecules, which can ultimately affect healthy function. The human body creates free radicals to neutralize bacteria and viruses, however, external factors, such as oxygen, pollution,...

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