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Zen Habits to Eliminate Stress

Zen Habits to Eliminate Stress
Imagine you get up late, failing to hear your alarm go off. You rush through your morning routine, spill coffee on your shirt, and jump in your car, only to hit rush hour traffic to the office. You finally get to work. Your boss isn’t happy; you have two unfinished projects, and dozens of emails to respond to. You hit the rush hour traffic coming home, your family has already eaten dinner, and your partner complains that you are an hour late. You microwave yourself a meal from the freezer and fall asleep in front of your TV, only to do the same thing the next day. Where did you go wrong? Had you taken the time to pause and align yourself in a position to take on the day, would your week improve? Maybe so! Especially if you had tried one of these relaxation techniques experts recommend making a...
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Choosing the Right Pillow for your Spine

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Finding the right pillow for your spine to maintain the natural curve of your spine while you sleep can make the difference between feeling fatigued and pain in the morning, to waking up feeling rested and alert. Here are some tips for achieving a good night’s sleep by choosing a pillow to support your preferred sleeping position. Back Sleepers It is suggested that those who prefer sleeping on their back should select a memory foam pillow with substantial neck support, because it will mold to the neck’s curve. Placing a pillow underneath the knees is also recommended for people who sleep on their backs. Side Sleepers It is also recommended that side sleepers place a pillow underneath their knees, as it improves spinal alignment. Look for a medium-to-firm pillow which will support the space under your neck while lying down. Stomach Sleepers Being the least recommend position to sleep in,...
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All About Lemon Water Benefits

Lemon Water Benefits
First of all, you may be thinking “why lemons”? For all their sourness, they can add a pretty sweet boost to your daily intake of vitamins and minerals. With more potassium than apples of grapes, lemons are packed full of Vitamin C, B-Complex vitamins, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and fiber. For best results, dilute lemon juice with water, drink 15-30 minutes before breakfast, and reap the lemon water benefits. Lemon Water Benefits Reduce Inflammation Drinking lemon water daily could reduce the uric acid in your system, which is one of the main causes of inflammation. Aid Digestion Lemon water could loosen the toxins in your digestive tract, which helps to relieve heartburn, gas and bloating. Lose Weight Lemon’s pectin fiber can help you to fight hunger cravings. Reduce Acne and Blemishes By detoxifying the blood, lemon juice helps the skin to retain its radiance, and keeps it blemish free. Give your...
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3 Tips for Choosing the Right Chiropractor for You

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Be sure to not let proximity of a clinic be the only factor in deciding on where to go to seek chiropractic care. Don’t be fooled by flashy advertisements or large signs. Marketing may be useful to attract new and local patients, but it’s what is inside the office that really matters. Here are 3 tips for choosing the right chiropractor for you.  Ask Your Friends Get the opinion of someone whom you trust, and who shares the same views on wellness as yourself.  Ask about service quality, rates, the doctor’s health philosophies and if they are aligned with your own. Meet The Doctor Most clinics will offer a consultation free of charge. Make sure to make your first visit as productive as possible. Do you communicate well with the doctor? Do they seem rushed? You want to be confident in your chiropractor’s skills, and ability to coach and mentor...
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Your Guide to Being Gluten-Free

Guide to Being Gluten-Free
  The benefits of being gluten-free are heavily debated by scientists and health professionals, those who refrain from eating gluten frequently attest to feeling lighter and more alert, and to losing weight. Here is you guide to the debate on eating gluten-free, and how to accommodate your friends and family who will have to pass up any kind of beverage with processed grains. Recent studies have shown that around 30% of Americans try to avoid eating gluten, whether to avoid an allergic reaction, or simply to improve their health. What is Gluten? Gluten is a family of proteins found in grains like wheat, barley and rye. There are two main components of gluten; glutenin and gliadin. It is gliadin that causes allergic reactions, like irritation of the digestive tract because the body cannot properly digest the protein, therefore causing serious digestive problems. Commonly, most people who have celiac disease will fail...
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Treating Headaches Naturally: The Treatments

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  Treating headaches naturally 3,000 years ago consisted of drilling a hole in your head was the remedy of choice. It was believed evil spirits in the brain were the culprit of headaches, and needed to be released. Thankfully, our understanding has evolved. We now know that the two most common kinds of headaches are tension headaches and migraine headaches. Treating Headaches Naturally Chiropractic treatment is among the favored options for treating headaches naturally. Chiropractic is a natural and non-invasive option if you suffer from chronic headaches and migraines. It focuses on returning full function to your spine. What is a tension headache? Tension headaches are often caused by the contraction of muscles in your shoulders, neck, and head. This tension can be the result of emotional stress, environmental overstimulation, or injury. It’s natural for your body’s muscles to contract when you feel threatened. However, if your muscles remain in this state...
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