Posts tagged health and wellness
Can Chiropractic Help My Immune System?

The nervous system is composed of the brain, spinal cord, and spinal nerves. This “master system” controls the function of every cell, tissue, muscle and organ in the entire body. This is one of the basic premises of chiropractic, and this is why it is important to keep your spine aligned through regular check-ups and adjustments. Here’s how a healthy spine can improve your immune system!

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Does Your Posture Affect Your Mood?

Perhaps one of the most well-known facts about back health is that proper posture is key. You probably already know that good posture is incredibly important to your overall health, but did you know it can also affect your mental well-being? Growing evidence suggests that proper posture contributes to many health benefits, from reducing back and joint pain to boosting your mood.

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How to Prevent Halloween Back Pain

Halloween is finally here! You may be mentally prepared for a night of trick-or-treating, but are your back and feet ready? We’ve put together some tips to prevent back pain as you and your little ones take off for a night of trick-or-treating!

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Chiropractic and Quality of Sleep

It is fairly common knowledge that as a society, we do not get enough sleep. The effects of this widely vary, including fatigue, poor memory, poor concentration, lapses in judgement, increase of illnesses, and many other negative side effects. The good news is, in a lot of these situations, proper chiropractic care can help one get the proper rest they need, both from a quality and quantity standpoint.

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Can Chiropractic Help With Asthma?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, asthma affects approximately 1 in 13 individuals. It is also the leading chronic disease in kids, and is the top reason for school absences. Asthma causes over 2 million ER visits each year and when overnight hospital stays are necessary, the average length is over 3 days. With so many people suffering from asthma, chances are that you or someone you know deals with asthma. The question is, can chiropractic help?

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Let's Talk Germs!

Why is it that some people go from one cold to the next, getting all the bugs that are "going around” while others don’t? It was this very question that prompted D. D. Palmer back in 1895 to pursue what we now call chiropractic! Today, most people have a negative association with germs, and many are afraid of them. So how can chiropractic help you in fighting them?

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Top 5 Reasons to Stay Away From Sugar

Corn syrup, fructose sweetener, evaporated cane juice...it goes by many names and is an increasingly common ingredient in processed foods: it's sugar! Without even knowing it, many of us consume what is equal to 53 heaping teaspoons of white sugar every single day! Many experts in the healthcare field agree that reducing sugar intake is essential to achieve natural health. If those reasons weren't enough, here are five reasons to stay away from refined (white) sugar.

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How Are You Staying Healthy?

It seems like we are hearing the words "health care" more and more lately in the news. Usually, "sick" care is what's being referred to — care that is given to someone who already has the symptoms of an illness or injury. True health is what we do in our day-to-day lives to be healthy, and is the proactive choices we make to prevent life-threatening diseases or illnesses. 

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A Healthier Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and giving thanks for what we have in our lives. But it's also a Holiday that revolves entirely around food. If taking a nap after overindulging is part of your routine for Thanksgiving because you feel groggy and tired, you may want to try to change your routine up a bit with some of our suggestions. 

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How To Curb Your Sugar Craving

My last blog post was focused on ways to improve your health, and one great way to do this is to cut sugar out of your diet. Typically women tend to have more of a sweet tooth then men. This is due to the female hormone called estradiol. Other sugar cravings can also be caused by overloaded adrenal glands, a yeast infection, and underactive thyroid gland, or an imbalance of bacteria in the body. So what can you do to crave these sugar cravings?

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How to Start The Year Off Healthy

The holidays usually equate to too many sweets with too few visits to the gym. Plus a cough or cold that leads to using sick days you were trying to stockpile for the New Year. Getting on the path to better health (and more sick days in your arsenal) can be done with these few simple and smart steps.

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Long Term Benefits of Chiropractic Care
"If chiropractic works why do I have to keep coming back?"

We are commonly asked by patients or potential patients why we recommend treatment after they have experience relief from their symptoms. We call this wellness care. Chiropractic care not only brings patients out of pain, it prevents the pain from ever recurring again. 

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