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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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Back Pain: Top Organizations Recommend Against Opioids

Back Pain: Top Organizations Recommend Against Opioids
Bottom Line: At last, many top healthcare organizations are taking a stand against the prescription of opioids for treating back pain. The American Pain Society, Harvard Health, and the American College of Physicians have all recommended that people suffering from back pain seek conservative care options, such as Chiropractic, before taking any medications. What’s more, their stance is supported ...
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What To Do After A Car Accident

What To Do After A Car Accident
Unfortunately, once in a while, someone you or someone you know will get into a car accident. The most important thing is to not panic, get out of the car and make sure you're okay make sure your friends and family that were driving with you are okay and make sure the other driver is okay too. Once that happens, let's get all our ducks in a row. What you want to do is take the picture of all the c...
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3 Reasons Pregnant Women Seek Chiropractic Care

3 Reasons Pregnant Women Seek Chiropractic Care
More and more pregnant women seek chiropractic care for back pain. But you may be asking yourself why.  There are 3 reasons pregnant women seek chiropractic care. The first reason is that during pregnancy, natural hormonal changes causing a softening of ligament and loosening of joints as her body prepares to give birth. The second reason is that a shift in her center of gravity causes added stres...
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