Say Goodbye to Migraine Headaches and Medications to treat them with Complementary and Alternative Medicine

If you are having headaches and want to get rid of them then you are not alone.  There are about 45 million Americans that suffer from headaches (1).  The most important thing when dealing with ANY health concern is to determine the underlying cause of that health concern.  There are 3 causes of ...


How to Get Rid of Your Back Pain Without Surgery

Hypocrites, the father of modern medicine said, "the highest good is to find the cause."  What he meant by this is that if you do not find out what is causing the symptom then you will not be able to get rid of the symptom with any lasting result.  Of course, back pain is a symptom. ...


Importance of the ICV

After helping people with their digestion for 10 years, I thought it might be nice to share a few things about what I have learned over the years.  I have learned a lot.  I will share with you here a few pearls. How about I share with you at least 5 great clinical pearls. Nearly […]...

Categories: Uncategorized
Posted on Mar 16, 2018

Mastication and Digestion Discussed by Female Hormone Expert – Applied Kinesiologist

Regarding Digestion:           When thinking about digestion, most people think about the balance between good bacteria in the gut and bad bacteria.  This is important.  It is true, if there is too much of a certain bacteria and too little of certain other bacteria then this is called Dysbios...

Categories: Teeth
Posted on Dec 18, 2017

IBS, RA, Depression, Panic Attacks, Obesity, Brain Disorders, Infertility, Fatigue, Anemia, Insomnia

Recently after talking to a few new and old patients as well as hearing about some things that are becoming popular in the media, it has come to my attention that very few people know what the scope of my practice is and what types of conditions we treat in our office. Our office has […]...

Categories: Depression
Posted on Dec 4, 2017

San Rafael Sugar Blues and Depression Relief

Dear Friend! You have probably noticed that this is the time of year that people make lots of New Years Resolutions.  For example, I resolve to send out these informative and life changing newsletters on a more regular basis.  There are 2 HUGE things that Americans want during the new year. 1.  T...

Categories: Diabetes, Sugar, sugar cravings
Posted on Dec 4, 2017

San Rafael Chiropractor Dr. Ilya Review about The Microbiome

Nothing could be more popular and exciting to healthy food and clinical nutrition advocates these days than the MICROBIOME.  As a matter of fact, in San Rafael and other surrounding Marin County cities, the subject of the Microbiome is so popular that it is continually discussed on the radio (KPFA)...

Categories: Healthy Gut
Posted on Sep 24, 2017

San Rafael Chiropractor reviews Double Preventive Mastectomy

Are you planning on getting a preventive double mastectomy? There are 3 goals for this post: Not to offend the reader. Reveal the flawed thinking with any type of preventative Mastectomy surgical procedure or any other similar surgical procedure and the missing science. Identify the depth of the fla...

Categories: breast cancer, Hormones
Posted on Sep 23, 2017

San Rafael Chiropractor Dr. Ilya Skolnikoff Discusses Fat-Burning vs. Sugar-Burning

Two major factors push the body into an unhealthy sugar-burning mode of energy production: 1) stress and 2) eating foods that are burned as sugar.  Many factors, some obvious and some hidden, create a stress response.  Usually diet is the biggest factor.  Sugar and starch push your energy metabol...

Categories: Belly Fat, diets
Posted on Aug 27, 2017

San Rafael Chiropractor Dr. Ilya Skolnikoff, DC, DIBAK Discusses Exercising to Get Fatter? Part 2: Insulin Revisited

  Insulin evolved to help store nutrients for times of need.  It sends sugar into cells where it can be burned for energy, it sends magnesium and other nutrients into cells to be stored for future use, and it keeps fat in storage and blocks it from being burned for energy.  Insulin evolved in...

Categories: exercise
Posted on Aug 27, 2017

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