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About 10% of those over the age of 65 and at least 50% of those over the age of 85 show signs of dementia. In this episode, discover:

--The difference between dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.

--How Alzheimer's Disease is increasing and is now the sixth-leading cause of death in America.

--The risk factors for dementia, such as: family history, drugs use (both pharmaceutical and recreational), alcohol use, smoking, diabetes, poor nutrition, and cardiovascular disease.

--Why medications are often a cause of dementia symptoms, especially cholesterol medications.

--How the Structure-Function approach to Health Care focuses on getting the body into homeostasis and should be 80% of our health care. Plus, how Structure-Function Care is more reliant on diagnostics than Disease Care.

--Why Dr. Prather says dementia symptoms are usually a multi-faceted process and not just a singular cause.

--The importance of Hair Analysis to discover heavy metal toxicities in dementia patients.

--The connection between hormones and dementia. And the relationship between inflammation in the body and dementia symptoms.

--Why Chiropractic can produce "great results" for dementia patients and can make a person's thinking clearer.

--How Acupuncture has been found by the World Health Organization to help with Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. And the connection between depression and dementia.



September is National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month. Opioid addiction is a national crisis that is destroying lives. In this episode, find out:

--How OxyContin was originally (and wrongly) promoted as a pain solution with little possibility of addiction.

--The influence of pharmaceutical money in pushing our nation's healthcare system to promote the increased use of addictive prescription opioids.

--Why the United States has an over-reliance on Disease Care to the detriment of our health care system's results. And why Structure-Function Health Care should be 80% of our health care system.

--The role of the American Medical Association in discouraging the use of safe and natural alternatives to dangerous pharmaceuticals.

--The astonishing number of deaths annually from "PROPERLY-PRESCRIBED" prescription drugs.

--Why opioids are NOT helpful for chronic pain and should only be used for seven days (and never more than two weeks) in acute pain situations.

--How prescription opioids destroy your body's own opioid receptors and decrease your body's ability to handle pain.

--Why Dr. Prather believes Structure-Function Care should be the primary care physician and that most pharmaceuticals should be written by specialists instead of general practitioners.

--How a study showed a 60% cost savings and 85% decrease in adverse conditions with Structure-Function Care being used as the primary care physician.

--The signs that show when you are truly addicted to opioids.



September is National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month. Opioid addiction is a national crisis that is destroying lives. In this episode, learn:

--Why Dr. Prather calls it a "plague" on our country "that didn't need to happen".

--The safe, effective, and non-addictive alternatives to Opioids for pain relief.

--How Opioids can be "a gift to mankind", but only if they are used properly.

--Why Opioids should never be the first line of treatment for pain relief. And why the Structure-Function Health Care model of The Prather Practice achieves "true pain relief".

--How Chiropractic Care is more effective than Opioids for chronic pain.

--The treatment called EAD (Electro Auricular Device) that works on the brain receptors through points on the ears to relieve pain and to treat addictions.

--How Acupuncture increases your body's natural opiates and lessens the body's sensitivity to pain. Plus, how Acupuncture helps eliminate the cravings for opioid addicts.

--The "extremely helpful" Homeopathic treatment for both pain and opioid treatment without any side-effects or addiction.

--Why opioid medications actually make the pain WORSE.

--The stunning statistic that 80% of all heroin addicts began with a pharmaceutical prescription.



Pain, numbness, and tingling can be associated with Peripheral Neuropathy. About 20 million Americans are diagnosed right now, with three times that number being borderline of a diagnosis. In this episode, we talk about:

--How there are over 100 different types or neuropathy and a wide variety of underlying causes.

--Why Diabetic Neuropathy is the most common type of diagnosed neuropathy.

--The extreme importance of being treated nutritionally for Neuropathy.

--How a person's Copper-Zinc ratio plays a key role in a person's nervous system.

--The role Herbal supplements can play in helping a person's circulation.

--The vitamin most critical for patients who suffer neuropathy as a result of chemotherapy.

--Why it's important to determine if the cause of the neuropathy is neurological or circulatory (or both).

--How Dr. Prather has been able to prevent scheduled amputations through Structure-Function Care.

--Why the health of your gut is important for peripheral neuropathy.

--The "secret weapon" of Homeopathy for dealing with peripheral neuropathy.



Pain, numbness, and tingling can be associated with Peripheral Neuropathy. About 20 million Americans are diagnosed right now, with three times that number being borderline of a diagnosis. In this episode, discover:

--The three kinds of Peripheral Neuropathy and the symptoms associated with each.

--How sores on the bottom of the feet from nervous and circulatory issues can be associated with Peripheral Neuropathy.

--Why it is important to discover the underlying cause of the Peripheral Neuropathy with diagnostic tests in order to properly treat it.

--How 70% of all Peripheral Neuropathy cases are Diabetics.

--That Peripheral Neuropathy can be caused by infections (Guillian-Barre, Epstein-Barr, Coxsackievirus), autoimmune diseases (Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjögren syndrome, Systemic lupus erythematosus), and heavy metal toxicities (Cadmium, Mercury, Lead).

--Why Dr. Prather says that "Structure-Function Care is the best way to treat Neuropathy" and is the reason so many Medical Doctors refer Neuropathy patients to The Prather Practice.

--How Chiropractic care is "absolutely essential" for Neuropathy and brings "immediate changes". And how The Prather Practice is able to, not only adjust the spine, but extremities like the feet.

--The research that shows Acupuncture is one of the best ways to relieve the symptoms of Neuropathy. (And The Prather Practice is ranked #1 for Acupuncture in Indianapolis.)

--Why Diathermy can help improve circulation for Neuropathy patients...and even help patients avoid scheduled amputations.

--The Auriculotherapy treatment that is "amazing for relieving the pain of Neuropathy" and is used as a substitute for dangerous opiates.



How you feel is how your immune system feels. Dr. Prather says that 80-90% of patients have a compromised immune system when he reviews their blood analysis. In this episode, find out:

--How to avoid just guessing when someone goes to a vitamin shop to buy supplements. And the proper diagnostics we require to know which supplements our body really needs.

--That the gut is 80% of our immune system and "the key" to all autoimmune diseases. And the annual test we all need to check our gut health.

--Why Structure-Function Care looks to improve the health of the body instead of just treating symptoms as in the Disease Care model.

--What Dr. Prather looks for in a patient's blood work in regards to the immune system. And the reading that indicates if you have a six times greater likelihood of dying within the next few years.

--How Dr. Prather finds patients usually underestimate how they feel with they talk to the doctor because doctors too often don't take their patients' complaints seriously.

--The difference between fatigue and being tired.

--Why the Copper-Zinc ratio in your body is one of the most important measures of how well your immune system works.

--How any heavy metal toxicity (such as Mercury and Lead) always weakens the immune system. And how Dr. Prather has "never" had a heavy metal toxicity case that they couldn't get balanced out.

--That a compromised immune system will have more allergies, which are increasing in our population. And how the pharmaceutical approach to allergies will compromise the immune system even more.

--Why you should get as much of your body exposed to the sunshine as you possibly can (without offending the neighbors!). And how sunshine can prevent breast cancer and varicose veins.



How you feel is how your immune system feels. Dr. Prather says that 80-90% of patients have a compromised immune system when he reviews their blood analysis. In this episode, you'll learn:

--How all of us have cancer cells in our body, but cancer develops when our immune system fails.

--The different parts of our immune system, and the two main components of the immune system (that Dr. Prather classifies as "snipers" and "bombers").

--Why a child's immune system is completely different from an adult's immune system.

--The autoimmune diseases that wrongly attack our body, such as: Cron's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, and Multiple Sclerosis.

--How the Structure-Function Health Care analysis of blood work is different than the Disease Care analysis. And why patients must choose between a Disease Care approach that further suppresses the immune system or a Structure-Function Health Care approach that rebuilds the immune system.

--Why Dr. Prather says Homeopathics are a "magic weapon" for the immune system and that doctors are doing a "disservice" for patients if they are trying to treat the immune system without Homeopathics. Plus, why pharmaceuticals should be used sparingly, while Homeopathics should be used generously.

--The "extremely dramatic" results ("better than any pharmaceutical") Dr. Prather has seen with Homeopathics for patients that have longstanding infections such as Epstein-Barr virus, Rickettsia, and Lyme Disease.

--The critical role of Vitamin D for the immune system and the connection between cholesterol and Vitamin D. And why those on cholesterol-lowering drugs are more susceptible to a weakened immune system.

--How Zinc deficiency (which most people have) is a major problem for the immune system.

--Why chicken soup really does help boost the immune system.




The Lymph System is the key to our immune system and the sewer system of our bodies, but few of us know much about it. In this episode, we talk about:

--How it was just recently discovered that the Lymph System goes to the brain (after years of medical schools teaching otherwise).

--That the Lymph System will back up if we don't have enough movement in our bodies to "pump" it. And why waking up with aches and pains is a sign of your Lymph System backing up.

--How all autoimmune diseases start with the Lymph System. And how Fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease of the Lymphatic System.

--The giant lymph nodes of tonsils, adenoids, and the appendix. And why you have a greater chance of colon cancer and colon infections if your appendix is removed.

--Why Dr. Prather checks the spleen for soreness to indicate the presence of a virus. And how the spleen will hold the Epstein-Barr virus to combat it.

--The role the Lymph System plays in balancing fluid in our bodies and the problems that can occur such as Lymphedema and Lymphadenopathy.

--The connection between breast cancer and the Lymph System. And why Dr. Prather is adamantly opposed to underwire bras.

--Why Dr. Prather says you "cannot really treat cancer if you are not looking at the Lymphatic System".

--The breeding ground of infections (and cancer cells) that occurs when the Lymph System is backed up.

--The Structure-Function treatments for the Lymphatic System including: supplements, specific Lymphatic Chiropractic adjustments, specialized Lymphatic massage, Lymphatic exercises to "pump" the system", Diathermy, and lasers.



Over 75% of us will experience foot problems in our lives. It's no wonder, considering that our feet endure 5 TONS of pressure every year. In this episode, discover:

--How your back, neck, or knee pain may be connected to problems in your feet.

--How chiropractic care should be your first option in treating foot problems (such as Plantar Fasciitis, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Hallux Valgus (bunions), Shin Splints, & Iliotibial Band Syndrome).

--The computerized analysis that can diagnose one of 45 abnormal motions in the feet.

--The treatment that Dr. Prather days has "almost 100% results" in improving circulation and has even helped patients avoid amputation of toes and feet.

--Why oncologists refer patients to Dr. Prather to help with the neuropathy that comes as a side-effect of chemotherapy.

--How custom orthotics retrain and rehabilitate the function of feet.

--The mineral that Dr Prather "has not had an exception" in eliminating foot odor.

--How neuropathy and nutrition are linked.

--Why women have more feet problems than men (and why flip-flops and baby shoes can harm feet).



18.6 million people visit the doctor every year with knee problems--the most common musculoskeletal complaint. Knee problems can cause additional issues in the feet and lower back. In this episode, discover:

--Why Dr. Prather has a high success rate in treating knee issues.

--How knee misalignment is the fundamental issue of knee problems (even AFTER surgery).

--Why your low back pain might be caused by knee misalignment.

--The effectiveness of treatments such as Chiropractic, Acupuncture. Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, and Diathermy.

--How a torn meniscus can be healed without surgery, and why surgery does NOT fix a tear (but actually damages it more).

--Why athletes should have chiropractic knee adjustments on a regular basis to avoid injury.

--The various knee problems such as Osgood-Schlatter Disease, Patellar Tendinitis, Ligament injuries, Bursitis, and Arthritis.

--Why a nutritional imbalance (low Copper, low Manganese, or low Vitamin C) can be a cause of knee problems.

--The story of a gentleman who was told he needed surgery on his knee, but no longer does after Dr. Prather's treatment.

--The EFAC Cream that helps patients find relief from joint pain.



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