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Top Health Trends 2016

Top Health Trends 2016
Every year we see people trying out new health and wellness trends in an effort to improve their lives, but there are always a few that make the headlines and change the way we look at health. If you're interested in trends capable of improving your health and wellness and are looking for new modalities to access your heart, here’s my list for 2016.   Travel Will Take On A New Meaning We used to travel across the world to feast on foreign food and drink enough alcohol for a lifetime, but there has been a massive shift towards health and wellness retreats. They're popping up on tropical islands all over the world, and they range from basic wellness centers to 5-star resorts. They offer everything wellness-related such as yoga, meditation, detoxing, and a whole host of other things.   Sensory Deprivation Tanks Although sensory deprivation tanks have been around...
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Chiropractic First Surgery Last

Chiropractic First Surgery Last
Low back pain is the second most cause of seeing a doctor. It also happens to be the second most common cause of disabilities in the US. Some of the causes of back pain injuries include lifting, pulling, or carrying heavy objects, twisting awkwardly, over stretching, sitting in a hunched position, slouching chairs among others. Those who sustain injuries while at work spend a lot of time looking for medication, making them lose many days, and consequently, they perform less. There are various methods that physicians employ to treat back pain from various medications to the most invasive surgery. There are several types of back surgery that are performed today, including a discectomy, foraminotomy, disk replacement, spinal fusion and even laminectomy. At times, surgery may be seen as the recommended course of action to take when it comes to relieving lower back pain. However, as an experienced Chiropractor, I will...
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Your Cell Phone Has issues

Your Cell Phone Has issues
If someone told me that my cell phone was potentially causing grave harm to my health, I would have laughed. In this day and age, who doesn’t have a cell phone? How could something that has become a staple in today’s world cause harm as badly as cancer. Then I realized it was possible when I came across an article by the World Health Organization, classifying cell phone radiation a Class B carcinogen (likely to cause cancer in humans). Carcinogens are substances or factors that if exposed to, can lead to cancer, This action came in part to a response of the mounting research showing wireless telephones increase the risk for brain cancer.   Every single study of brain tumors that looks at ten or more years of use shows an increased risk of brain cancer. A recent study from Sweden is particularly frightening, suggesting that if you started using...
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A Winning Combination Of Chiropractic And Yoga

A Winning Combination Of Chiropractic And Yoga
The past few years have seen both yoga and chiropractic care become more popular in various parts of the world including the US. This has been attributed to the numerous health benefits the two practices offer to human health, both to the mind and body. Remarkably, yoga and chiropractic care share a lot in common which is why they complement each other quite seamlessly. If you’re a chiropractic patient, practicing yoga can be very rewarding when used to supplement your spinal care.   How a Combination of Yoga and Chiropractic Care Can Benefit You. Let’s admit it, you’ll hardly find a better tool than yoga when it comes to yielding physiological benefits for your body and mind. Indeed, the yoga poses (asanas) and breathing exercises (pranayama) serve as excellent therapeutic tools that help heal both your mind and body. Practicing yoga can also help to balance your body, lower your stress,...
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One Healing Modality That Impacts Whole Body Health

One Healing Modality That Impacts Whole Body Health
Having a chiropractor can help keep your entire body stronger and healthier. How? The spine plays a critical part in total wellness. Having a chiropractor can help keep your entire body stronger and healthier If the spine has shifted out of place--a condition referred to as spinal misalignment or subluxation--pressure is put on the delicate nerves that come out of the spine, causing nerve interference. This translates into the immune system not receiving proper signals and not functioning the way it was intended. Even slight misalignments can put the body into states of imbalance. Very often, chiropractic patients who were simply seeking relief from back pain or poor posture will discover that symptoms they had not related to spinal health will also dramatically improve. There are countless unexpected health benefits which people enjoy as a result of committing to chiropractic care.  Improvement in Asthma Several studies shown the connection between...
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Top Five Ways To Raise A Healthy Child

Top Five Ways To Raise A Healthy Child
Most people have a number of things in common: We want to feel happy, healthy and fulfilled. We want to have financial security. What most PARENTS have in common is that we would give up any of those things if it ensured that our children would be healthy. Here’s the good news: you don’t have to give up your happiness, your retirement fund to raise a  healthy child. Here are my top five things to focus on:   1.) EATING RIGHT! If you Google “Eating healthy” you will get four hundred and eighty-five MILLION hits. There is no limit to how much you can learn about nutrition and the foods that build strong bodies. You may decide to add flaxseed to your kid’s waffles or avocados to their smoothies. You may go Paleo or gluten-free. You may make it easy for kids to choose healthy snacks by keeping yogurt, peanut...
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