Health & Wellness

 

 

3 Ways to Keep Up Your Blood Sugar Levels

Your body needs energy to get through the day, and it gets that energy from the food you eat. Each time you eat something, your body turns it into sugar which your body burns to create energy. According to the Yale Medical group and migraine.org.uk, our body’s blood sugar levels need to be even and […]

 

Getting Water Without Drinking

Sometimes, you just can’t get to water. Maybe you’re little too busy to stop at a drinking fountain. Perhaps you don’t feel like packing a water bottle around with you. One thing is certain: even if you can’t drink, you need to get water into your system. Happily, you don’t have to. According to research, […]

 

Dihydrogen Monoxide: AKA Water

Some estimates put the water content of the human body as high as 80%. That’s pretty wet. Water is a vital component of almost every bodily function, from circulation to proper digestion. Water regulates our body temperatures and keeps us from overheating or freezing in intense temperatures. All in all, water is an extremely useful […]

 

Chiropractic Care Can Help!

Chiropractic treatment is used today to treat a whole range of conditions that cause discomfort and dysfunction. These conditions include: Headaches and migraines Upper, middle, and lower back pain Neck stiffness and pain Pinched nerves Muscle spams Leg and arm pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness Leg and arm joint pain and dysfunction Carpal tunnel syndrome […]

 

Chiropractic Care: Then and Now

The story goes a little like this: D.D. Palmer was a grocer with an interest in metaphysics, phrenology, and spiritualism. Harvey Lillard was a janitor with damaged hearing. Palmer did an adjustment on Lillard’s neck and Lillard’s hearing returned. Thus was the chiropractic practice born in the U.S. Research shows the roots of stretch back […]

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Chiropractic Care

What is chiropractic care? Chiropractic care is a branch within the medical discipline which focuses on malaise and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Using a drug-free, hands-on approach, Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) treat joint, neck, and back pain and address the effect these conditions have on general health. What do DCs treat? DCs treat back […]

 

Saving Your Back While Shoveling

One common cause of back injuries during the winter is snow removal. The wrong body mechanics while shoveling snow can put stress on the lower back and lead to a painful muscle strain, or more serious back injuries, such as a herniated disc. A few tips can help you avoid back injuries during the snowy […]

 

Pancakes and Boobies

I had heard that it was heartless. Unforgiving stainless steel, cold and hard. It would bear down like two vice grips twisted up so tight I would cry.  At least shed a silent tear. For as long as I’ve known about mammograms I’ve been terrified of the contraption that would take my boob and make […]