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6 Easy Ways to Prevent Colds and Stay Healthy this Winter

6 Easy Ways to Prevent Colds and Stay Healthy this Winter
Six ways to prevent colds and make staying healthy this winter as easy as a walk in the park. Wash Your Hands the Correct Way: Sudsing up kills germs as well as removes the dirt that they hide in, so be sure to wash often, especially after touching anything that gets touched often. Such as, pens, doorknobs, phones, and remote controls. Washing your hands right means lathering up for at least 20 ...
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Back Pain – Understanding Spinal Manipulation Techniques

The time comes when every home remedy you’ve experimented with simply doesn’t get rid of that nagging back pain, and you’re left with no choice but to get a professional opinion. Lucky for you, chiropractors are well-versed experts who have been trained in the art of remedying back problems and it certainly pays to get to know some of the spinal manipulation techniques that are e...
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Posture and Mood

Have you ever noticed that when you’re feeling less than stellar, say, perhaps a little bit stressed or depressed about something, you tend to hunch down with shoulders rolled inward? This posture generally signifies that your body is in protection mode. But something you may not have noticed, is that even if you’re not experiencing stress, you may still be practicing bad posture, whic...
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Is Commuting Literally a Pain in the Neck?

At some point your life you likely have experienced sharp, shooting neck pain when you turn your head to do a blind spot check in your car.  This is a problem. It's even more problematic when you start avoiding doing these important safety checks because your pain is too severe. Before you have an accident, here's what […] The post Is Commuting Literally a Pain in the Neck? a...
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Back To School Backpack Safety

Back To School Backpack Safety
The kids are headed back-to-school and backpacks can cause serious health problems to children if they're not worn correctly. So today we are going to share some tips and Q&A on backpack safety. What kind of long-term effects are we doing to their back and their shoulders and their necks? With heavy backpacks they can start leaning forward causing uneven muscle development causing them to le...
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Tips For Parents Of Picky Eaters

Tips For Parents Of Picky Eaters
Does this sound familiar: "when I go to the grocery store, I know there are five hundred kinds of vegetables and fruit, but I buy the same three all the time." About one third of parents say their child is a picky eater and, in many cases, it's nothing to worry about.  The behavior is one of the few ways children can exert an influence on their parents and caregivers and that's through eating or n...
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How Chiropractic Helps Dizziness & Vertigo

How Chiropractic Helps Dizziness & Vertigo
Today I wanted to talk to you about vertigo, balance dizziness, and how chiropractic might be of help for you or finding a Discover Health and Wellness chiropractor to help you with that. Basically, when it comes to the ears, they have two functions. One, for you to hear, but the other is for balance. And so, instantly, when someone says they have vertigo, we're trying to figure out if they have o...
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7 Tips To Make Eating Healthy Easier

7 Tips To Make Eating Healthy Easier
It seems that people in general want to eat healthy, but they just don't have enough time.  Sometimes we associate eating healthy with being expensive and we would like to dispel that thought.  Sure you can probably get a Big Mac or a burrito for less than you would buying groceries or items to prepare a meal.  However, if you plan and shop properly, it can be both convenient and affordable fo...
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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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