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, somewhere […]

 

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 Asthma Arthri­tis Ear […]

 

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 even […]

 

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 it […]