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Is Sitting Around Really Bad For You?

Is Sitting Around Really Bad For You?
Is sitting around really bad for you? With all the craziness going on outside in today’s world, you might be tempted to snuggle down into the safety of your sofa and simply avoid all the bad stuff out there. But is sitting around more dangerous than you think? It's a sad fact of life that everything we do - including the things we decide not to do - has consequences. And there's mounting evidence...
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Does Chiropractic Relieve Stress?

Does Chiropractic Relieve Stress?
One of the things that my patients report to me is that one of the most profound effect a chiropractor has on them, is their ability to reduce their stress level and also recover from stress. Our cranium and our spine house our brain and spinal cord. And all of the spinal nerves that are exiting the spine, innervate every single organ and cell in our body. By adjusting the spine, when we find misa...
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Preventing Alzheimer’s with Lifestyle Changes

It is safe to say that Alzheimer’s disease research is in a state of crisis. For the past two decades, over 73,000 research articles have been published, averaging 100 papers per day, yet little clinical progress has been made. The reason a cure may be impossible is because lost cognitive functions in Alzheimer’s disease patients are due to fatally damaged neuronal networks, and dead nerve cells c...
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Constructing A Healthy Plate

Constructing A Healthy Plate
A healthy meal begins with assembling a healthy plate. And before you bring anything to that plate, it might be worthwhile to buy a set of smaller dinner plates cups and glasses. Interestingly, many hardware stores sell these very inexpensively, but they’re harder to find in fancy kitchen stores. Mostly because small plates have gone out of style. One of the reasons we like to obsess about nutrien...
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Top 10 Ways to Eliminate Stress Without Alcohol

Top 10 Ways to Eliminate Stress Without Alcohol
Stress happens to everyone and we all have our different ways of coping albeit, some are better than others.  With the weather getting nicer, it is easy to find a happy hour patio after work to unwind and relax.  While this may be a temporary fix, Discover Health and Wellness can help you find more healthier ways to deal with stress!   In the meantime, we found this article from Psychology Today t...
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Get Better Sleep This Spring

Get Better Sleep This Spring
Spring is a time of growth and progress, but it is also a time for seasonal joint pain. Changes in temperature, humidity, and air pressure can affect your joints and cause you to feel pain, especially if you have prior injuries or arthritis. Plus, overlooked minor injuries from the winter ski season can quickly lead to chronic pain. Sleep is a necessity for injury recovery, pain management, and...
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Practicing Gratitude

Practicing Gratitude
Practicing gratitude is like exercising, says Robert Emmons, professor of psychology at the University of California-Davis: Use it, and you won't lose it, even when times are tough, as they are for many folks right now. People with high blood pressure not only lower their blood pressure, but feel less hostile and are more likely quit smoking and lose weight when they practice gratitude. In on...
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Bio-Hacking Your Nervous System Naturally

Bio-Hacking Your Nervous System Naturally
Bottom Line: Your life is experienced through your nervous system. Think about that. Every thought, breath, heartbeat, memory, and movement happens in coordination with your central nervous system.  Researchers have found that nerve signals can travel from your brain to your body at more than 250 miles per hour. Your brain is the master control system of your body with signals and messages starti...
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What Happens When You Hear a “CRACK” in Your Spine?

What Happens When You Hear a “CRACK” in Your Spine?
Bottom Line: You turn your head or bend down to lift something and “CRACK”! What is it? Did you injure something?  The first time that happens can be terrifying. Well, you don’t need to worry. That cracking sound is probably not a broken bone. It typically occurs in the facet joints, or knuckles, of your spinal column and it's completely normal. Your facet joints are designed to help your spine ...
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Chiropractic Versus Massage

Chiropractic Versus Massage
One of the main topics of questions we have here at the office is about massages.  Should I get a Massage? Should I get chiropractic instead? Should I get massage with chiropractic? Should a massage come before chiropractic? Or chiropractic before the massage? What we recommend is very simple. Massage first, followed by chiropractic care. The idea behind it is very simple. A massage will help y...
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