Latest Episodes

Healthy Hydration

Making sure you have enough water is one of the simplest concepts in health. Your body uses water for a nearly innumerable number of processes and functions. Without water, you cannot survive; and when you don’t have enough water, you are not functioning at your best. So drink water. But it seems some things are […]

Travel Tips to Keep You Moving

Vacation and travel are a well-earned break from your day-to-day routines and the perfect time to kick back and let loose. But neglecting all your health routines while you travel can leave you feeling fatigued, stressed and even on your way to illness by the time you return home. So what can you do while […]

The Perinatal Care Paradigm

A health pregnancy doesn’t start at conception. Like so many things in life, preparation is the key to the best experience – not just throughout the pregnancy journey but for postpartum healing long after the birth of your baby. In this episode, Dr. Dan Turo welcomes Dr. Melissa Matthews, a chiropractor from Guntersville, Alabama to […]

Focusing on Women’s Fitness

As women, we have focused far too long on calorie counting and hitting the elliptical to battle the scale. But the truth is, Women’s Fitness is more than just the numerical balancing act we’ve been fed through fad diets and expensive exercise equipment. In this episode, Angela and Dr. Dan focus on Women’s Fitness, tackling […]

Spring Clean Your House for Your Health

Spring is in the air! And with it often comes the urge to clean out the old and make way for the new. But did you know that spring cleaning isn’t just great for your space? It can actually be very beneficial to your health! In this episode, Dr. Dan, Angela and Dr. Riley focus […]

Adjusting to AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming much more common place. It can build your playlist and send yours emails, write a book report or a shopping list. And it is also becoming much more common in the world of health care. While it’s amazing to see the innovations that result from AI use, it also opens […]

How You Know Your Kid Needs a Chiropractor

Kids can be a handful. They are always into something or up to something. That’s part of being a kid! But in the midst of all the learning and growing, they are very likely putting their spine under some serious stress. And that stress can impact their health in a big way. That’s where chiropractic […]

That Ain’t My Plate

The food pyramid was once the gold standard for nutrition in the US; but as research and observation over time taught us, the pyramid did not serve its purpose. Enter MyPlate in 2011 to reshape food requirements across the nation. Over a decade later, it seems that MyPlate – while closer to correct than the […]

Gut Check

In recent years, gut health has emerged as a key component to immune system function. A healthy functioning digestive system is a large factor in how you feel and your ability to fight off infections. And when the gut isn’t in check, you know it – you’re more likely to get sick, have less energy, […]

Surfing the Sea of Supplementation

Step in any store toting nutrition and you’ll likely see shelves stocked floor to ceiling with potential supplements. From Acai to Zinc, the sheer quantity can be truly overwhelming. But what do you really need? And what really matters when choosing your supplements? On this episode, Dr. Dan and Angela dive into the sea of […]

Do The Thing

Deciding to make a change is the first step. Sticking with the actions that make that change a reality is where the real work begins. The best way to reach your goal is to form the habits that support your desired end results. And arming yourself with strategies for making healthy behavior changes you can […]

Don’t Get Jacked Up at the Gym

The New Year often marks the time for making health resolutions – including heading to the gym. While working to get in shape and improve your health is an excellent goal, it can also lead to injuries that can sideline your efforts. Discussing how to safely start an exercise routine is a great place to […]

Just Breathe

When things are especially stressful, it can be hard to remember to breathe. But thinking about your breath could be just the thing to calm the storm. Working to master the art of mindful breathing can do more than relieve stress; intentional breathing can calm the nervous system and over time result in many positive […]

Flu Season Fallacy

“Flu Season” has been quite an effective marketing strategy for years; so much so that it almost feels like the virus knows when we’re about to flip the calendar. But logic tells us that just isn’t the case. The flu is always around (and not on vacation during the summer months), so why does it […]

Instability Insights

Ligament Instability is a buzz term in the healthcare field that patients are bringing to our office in search of answers. Ligaments hold bones to bones in your body and as you can imagine – instability would be an issue and can result in a wide range of symptoms from achy muscles to migraines to […]

5 Tips for Choosing Your Chiropractor

In a sea of health care professionals, how do you find the right ones for you? What should you search for in a provider that will ensure that you receive the care you deserve? With so many choices, knowing what to look for – and what to avoid – can truly make a difference for […]

Foods To Dye For

Food additives like dyes, preservatives, and processed ingredients have been sneaking into the American Diet over the last several decades and our health is paying the price. With the intent to be eye-catching, extend shelf life, and push flavors to create happy, repeat customers, the price is being paid in the health of ourselves and […]

Pain: Anticipated or Injury?

No one wants to be in pain; but pain is not always a bad thing. Pain is the body signaling you to pay attention. It might be muscle soreness after a great workout.  It might be because of a new activity that you have added to your daily routine. Or it might be because of […]

Milk was a Bad Choice

Milk does a body good. Or does it? For so long, milk has been held in high esteem but as we take a closer look at its health benefits, we can knock it off the pedestal that clever marketing and big advertising dollars have built for it over the years. As it turns out, in […]

Self-Manipulation: What Are Those Noises?

Who hasn’t cracked their knuckles from time to time? And sometimes – forced or not – other joints in the body will make quite a racket. The question is often asked as to whether this is a good thing and if it could be the cause of issues like arthritis down the road. All these […]

Get Sunscreen Savvy

Time in the sun is good for the soul – and usually has most people reaching for sunscreen. While it’s important to practice sun safety, lathering up with any old lotion may not be the best choice for your health. In fact, some of the most popular brands of sunscreen contain ingredients that should stay […]

Spotlight on Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that is most often diagnosed in childhood. The condition can range from mild to severe and can worsen over time. The curvature can be painful in some cases; for others, it might limit mobility, flexibility, and function. The good news is that scoliosis can be addressed at […]

Get Out into the Great Outdoors

Why does Mom keep telling you to go outside? No – it’s not just because she needs some peace and quiet (or at least that isn’t the only reason). The Great Outdoors is called that for a reason – and it’s amazing what it can do for your overall health. In today’s episode, Dr. Dan […]

The Average American

When something starts “The Average American…”, there’s a good chance it’s followed by a statistic that is unflattering, unusual, or quite often unhealthy. In the medical world, however, “The Average American” is used to set standards for our health. The question that each person must then ask themselves is: What does it mean to be […]

Sleep Disturbance Secrets Revealed

Nothing feels quite as nice as waking up after a great night of sleep. And on the flip side, nothing wrecks a day like not getting enough rest. Knowing that solid sleep can’t be beat, is there a way to set yourself up for sleeping success? Establishing and maintaining proper sleep habits is a key […]

Cellular Communication

Good communication is the key to any healthy relationship; and good communication within your body is the key to optimal function and overall wellness. That doesn’t just happen by chance – Your choices can help improve and maintain the clear cellular communication needed for a healthier you. Dr. Dan and Angela discuss the 3 major […]

Weekend Warriors Beware

When the weekend is here, the projects pile on for the weekend warriors – those ambitious individuals that cram a week’s worth of indoor and outdoor chores into a few weekend hours. Sometimes our aspirations can be a bit more than our bodies can handle. Not preparing for waging war on weekend projects can lead […]

Chiro Kids Rock

One question that many people ask is: Can kids really benefit from going to a chiropractor? And the answer is a resounding yes! And even better – the results kids see typically last longer and happen faster than when adults are under care. Kids are pretty amazing; Chiro kids are even more impressive. Dr. Dan […]

Creating Generational Health

You have probably heard the term “Generational Wealth” – the idea of building financial stability for your children and grandchildren through wise investment and money management. A idea you might not be familiar with is building “Generational Health” – teaching your children and grandchildren how to make healthy choices, correct bad health habits, and work […]

Exercise: Purpose in Progression

Everybody wants to get the most out of their workout. And if you have specific health goals that you want to achieve, exercise is likely a key component to making them a reality. But not every exercise program will get you from where you are to where you want to be – and no single […]

The Power of Your Protein Powder

Protein Powder is a common supplement – you can find it in gyms as individuals work to build muscle and in meal replacement shakes. But like most everything we consume, not all protein powder is created equal. How do you decide if powder is right for you? Dr. Dan and Angela give you the scoop […]

Taking the Cold Plunge

Cold therapy is nothing new – professional athletes have been using ice baths for years to decrease inflammation and care for sore muscles. But lately social media has been buzzing with cold plunge protocols and participants boasting the benefits. But is it really worth the struggle? Dr. Dan and Angela dive into this chilling topic […]

Quit Battling Your Biology

Making healthier choices and changes to improve your overall wellness is key to reaching your individual goals. And if you’re looking, there is no shortage of program, plans or products that claim to be the golden ticket to winning the wellness game. But what works for one person or what’s trending on social media may […]

High Tech Healing

To see is to know. Not to see is to guess. And when it comes to your health, guessing just isn’t an option. That’s why integrating the best technology into health care is absolutely essential for the best results. Knowing exactly where and when a patient needs care is how the patients at “High Tech” […]

Gratifying Gratitude

Having an “Attitude of Gratitude” is an amazing way to live your life. However, some look at that phrase as being too positive, unrealistic, maybe even a bit naïve. In actuality being grateful is much different from being happy all the time. In fact, gratitude is even good for your health! Dr. Dan and Angela […]

Beautiful Blue Zones and Graceful Aging

Anti-aging is a scam. There is no stopping time; why waste it being against aging when you could be learning how to do it gracefully? That’s what residents of Blue Zones do. Blue Zones are areas of the world where people live the longest lives, consistently reaching age 100. With the average life expectancy in […]


Once the gold standard, Body Mass Index (BMI) has been used as a health indicator. Introduced in the early 19th century by a mathematician (not a physician), its intended use was as a quick way to estimate obesity. Over the decades, BMI morphed into a number that gets far more weight than it deserves. And […]

Convenience Catastrophe

With life moving at warp speed, convenience feels like a necessity. We need things fast, grab and go, instant-everything. In fact, if we don’t have to stop what we’re doing to make it happen, even better. But in a world moving so fast, it’s time to stop and consider what all this convenience is doing […]

Healing Takes Time

In a world where instant gratification is becoming the standard, admitting that something takes time is almost unheard of. But when the topic is healing, time is a necessity. Given time, the body can do amazing things – including restoring, regrowing, and revitalizing you from the inside out. Dr. Dan and Angela dive into the […]

FBS: Flat Butt Syndrome

There’s no nice way to say it – Flat Butt Syndrome has got to go. It might sound funny, but FBS is no laughing matter. Many chronic pain symptoms and movement challenges can be traced back to FBS. And while it’s most prominent in the senior population, the time to stop FBS is before it […]

Hormone Harmony

Hormones are chemical messengers that your body uses to signal an innumerable amount of processes in your body.  And when your hormones are not in harmony, your body will let you know (usually in the form of nagging symptoms – headaches, weight gain, chronic fatigue, lack of libido – until you figure out what to […]

Stop That Sedentary Lifestyle

Movement is so important for our health. But for many of us, so much of our day is spent not moving. The standard sedentary lifestyle that has become so common place in today’s tech-driven world is not conducive to wellness. In fact, a lack of movement in your day can be a cause of many […]

Fat vs Carbs: The Ultimate Throwdown

Fat vs Carbs. Who’s worse? Who’s necessary? Who’s sabotaging your diet? Are fats making you fat? Are carbs slowing you down? Is there really an answer? Dr. Dan and Angela are taking these two macros to the mat as they dive into this nutrition discussion that many experts can’t seem to agree upon. What’s the […]

Sleep Posture Reboot with Dr. Dan and Angela Turo

Quality Sleep is one of the cornerstones to overall health. When you sleep, your body has time to heal and restore itself. When you are restless, suffer from insomnia, or frequently wake during the night, your body loses that opportunity to repair and replenish. And that’s a big problem for your health. The role of […]

Battling Breakfast Blunders with Dr. Dan and Angela Turo

Breakfast is NOT the most important meal of the day. Cereal is not your friend, no matter what the label says on the box. And milk really doesn’t “do the body good.” Your breakfast has been bought and paid for by food lobbyists, re-branded by marketers, and sold to you as the healthiest way to […]

Don’t Be a Hospitable Host with Dr. Dan and Angela Turo

Everyone talks about “boosting” your immune system (and that’s not a bad idea); but what about all the things we do on a daily basis that are impairing our immune system’s ability to function? It’s like boxing with one arm tied behind your back – you don’t really have a fighting chance! The only way […]

Inflammation Information that Could Change Your Health with Dr. Dan and Angela Turo

You might be thinking: A whole episode on inflammation – are they crazy? But did you know that there are different types of inflammation? That inflammation is a natural process in your body that can be beneficial at times? That the medication taken for inflammation might be doing more harm than good? That chronic inflammation […]

Doctored Data and Limited Vision: How Can We “Trust the Experts”? with Dr. Dan and Angela Turo

We are constantly asked to trust external entities with our health: Trust the Experts, Trust the Research, Trust the Science. But shouldn’t we stop to ask ourselves a few obvious, but important questions – Who is doing (and benefiting from) the research? Are we looking at the full picture or just a fragment of the […]

Blood Sugar Blunders and Developing Diabetes: What Can We Do About It? with Dr. Dan and Angela Turo

Twenty years ago, the Journal of the American Medical Association released a study suggesting that 1/3 of children born in 2002 would be deemed diabetic at some point in their lifetime. Those children are now 22 years old. And surrounded by hidden and not so hidden sugar in our diets and more screen-filled sedentary lifestyles, […]

Clearing Cholesterol’s Name: What You Really Need to Know with Dr. Dan and Angela Turo

Good Cholesterol? Bad Cholesterol? Where do we start? Cholesterol gets a bad rap that it really doesn’t deserve. In today’s episode of What the Health?!, we’ll break it all down for you – LDL. HDL. Cholesterol in food and Cholesterol in the body. When Cholesterol is a health risk and what you can do about […]

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