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Mike Patten, DC

Minnesota 55355
I am a chiropractor with a specialty in Internal Health. I aim to restore normal function to the body without using drugs or surgery. I am an expert in Enzyme Nutrition and utilize this in my practice to help people prevent long term chronic degenerative disease such as type 2 diabetes, high... Full Bio
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Moving towards change by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine How often do we set health goals only to come up short?  It is usually weight loss, eating habits, or a fad diet to “get healthy.”  I hear about this on a daily basis.  Peop ... Read on »
Eating Accountability by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Have you ever noticed that you eating habits tend to change with the company you are around?  I have.  When I was at a recent seminar I noticed myself being very self consci ... Read on »
Frustrations as a doctor by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine One of my many frustrations practicing is people think they can out smart me.  I don’t have a problem with people being more intelligent than myself, but I do have a problem ... Read on »
Why stomach acid matters by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It never ceases to amaze me how many people take tums, antacids, proton pump inhibitors, or any of the such.  Nexium, priolsec, tums, or whatever doesn’t solve anything.  Mo ... Read on »
Innate Intelligence – Why It Matters In Health by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I had a request to write on the topic of innate intelligence.  While most of you may be scratching your head at this topic, I am going to explain why it is important to you ... Read on »
Care about your body by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine One thing most people forget is they only have one body.  You don’t get another chance with your body.  You get one.  When something breaks down you cannot simply get it rep ... Read on »
Menstrual Cramping by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Menstrual cramping can be an extremely painful and unfriendly condition that occurs in women.  This often can occur on a monthly basis.  Can there be anything done?  The ans ... Read on »
What is health? by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There is one thing I notice most people say on a regular basis, “I am healthy.”  Really?  Healthy?  Can you really be “healthy” when you are on a prescription drug or taki ... Read on »
Forgiveness and healing by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was reading an interesting article and I just want to share it.  There was a research study done on forgiveness and the ability to slow heart rate.  In the study the exa ... Read on »
Infants and colic by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine One of the most common problems with kids is colic.  Colic is defined as: If your baby cries about the same time each day and nothing you do seems to offer comfort, your b ... Read on »
High Blood Pressure by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The last post I discussed blood pressure in general.  I explained where the numbers (measurements) are coming from.  Today the discussion will be about the consequences of ... Read on »
Explaining blood pressure by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There is one thing to many people have, high blood pressure.  Most people just see a number 146/98, 120/80, 92/62, and accept that it is either high or low.  The majority ... Read on »
Thanksgiving! by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What a wonderful time of year.  Thanksgiving is an amazing celebration of food, family, and togetherness.  It can also be a time of gluttony.  From what I have gathered on ... Read on »
Feel Your Best Every Day by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Today I have an interesting question for you:  What if you felt your best every day? That is my question to you.  Go ahead and answer it.  We are going to explore this ... Read on »
Prescription for Death by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was browsing the Internet this morning and found an interesting link to share with you all. This article talks about the prescription drug problem we are having in ... Read on »
Flu Vaccine? Try again by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Every year we get hammered by ads and “health officials” telling us to get the flu vaccine.  They claim it is “safe and effective.”  I always wonder where they get their i ... Read on »
Overuse of MRI’s by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine       Here is an interesting article that I came across today.  A friend of mine posted this article to his facebook page. Dr. James Andrews is well known ... Read on »
How much soda do you drink a day? by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine                   Here is an article that talks about the current soda epidemic: It is an extreme tragedy that an half of all peop ... Read on »
A New You by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Almost every patient when inquired about their diet response with, “My diet is pretty good.”  This is an interesting statement considering most people are on some sort of ... Read on »
Stomach Pain by Mike Patten, DC Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I’ve had people come in with pain in their stomach so let’s talk about it!  The stomach is a very general description.  By just saying that my “stomach hurts” is very vagu ... Read on »