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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 a...
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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, and improve...
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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 spinal...
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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 butter and...
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If You Get Whipped

If You Get Whipped
Have you ever been in a car accident? According to the National Safety Council, odds are you will have a total of three to four accidents in your driving lifetime whether its your fault or another driver's.  There are about 10 million auto accidents each year, from parking lot scrapes to multi-car pileups. Some symptoms can take weeks or even months before they manifest and start to become noticeable. So Regardless of the type of accident and amount of pain experienced initially, all impacts warrant a spinal assessment for the below following reasons.    Any body part that is jarred or thrown forward unexpectedly beyond normal limits can sustain stretched ligaments and even tears. Those ligaments  supporting the head and neck are especially vulnerable to this because even though your body is held relatively still by a seatbelt, your head and neck are vulnerable by moving very rapidly through an excessive...
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Belltown Spine & Wellness, an integrated health and spinal rehabilitation center, has helped thousands of people over the past 22 years regain their health and vitality through their natural, integrated approach to health and wellness in the greater Seattle area. Our services, which include chiropractic, spinal rehabilitation, massage therapy, acupuncture, naturopathic medicine and medical weight-loss are customized and targeted for each individual's health goals. Our signature 4-step program is specifically designed to help patients recover from neck and back pain chronic conditions. This system, created by Dr. Scott Mindel, Seattle chiropractor and owner of Belltown Spine & Wellness draws on the latest rehabilitation techniques available today.

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