10 Natural Products to Use Every Day

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Independence from Chemical Skincare 10 Natural Products to Use Every Day Free yourself from harsh chemicals parabens, emulsifiers, and more with our top ten skin-protecting products. With the average woman using 168 chemicals on their body every day and destinations like Hawaii looking to ban common sunscreens due to the negative impact chemicals like oxybenzone […]

What is the Gut-Brain Relationship with IBS

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New research published recently in the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics demonstrated that there is a distinct brain-gut pathway (psychological symptoms begin first) as well as a separate gut-brain pathway (gut symptoms begin first) as seen in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS can be a debilitating condition consisting of cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, […]

How Losing Weight Can Help Reduce Back Pain for Chiropractic Patients

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Back pain is one of the most common and most troublesome problems that people experience. Eight out of 10 individuals will struggle with back pain during some point in their life, the US National Library of Medicine reports. Low and chronic back pain can be aggravated by many triggers. Mechanical stress, excessive strain, muscle weakness, […]

5 Exercise Tips For Chiropractic Patients To Speed Healing And Maintain Health

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Chiropractic care is designed to alleviate pain and restore the body to its natural balance. For chiropractors, injury prevention is key for a healthy body. Good practices combined with solid exercises creates toned muscles that protect the body and spine from harm. While each patient receives exercise instructions for their specific condition, the following exercise […]

3 Key Ways Runners Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

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Running is one of Americans’ favorite forms of exercise. The reasons for its popularity are simple — it can be done almost anywhere, takes no special equipment, and burns lots of calories. Running also offers a great many health benefits such as weight control, decreased blood pressure and cholesterol, and relief from stress. Everything with […]

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved? 

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Have you heard the news?  Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients.  The tv commercial for the drug Lyrica would have you believe that the pain of fibromyalgia is caused by overactive nerves, but it’s not. The mystery of Fibromyalgia has left millions of sufferers searching for hope in pain medications […]

How Chiropractic Care Eases the Three Most Common Types of Back Pain

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Do you suffer with back pain? Well, you’re not alone. According to the American Chiropractic Association, back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work, and the second most common reason for visiting a doctor (only behind upper respiratory infections). Why is back pain so common? There is more than one answer […]

What About Bio-Identical Hormones?

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I get this question a lot in practice.  Patients suffering from symptoms of hormone imbalance are often looking for a quick fix and let’s face it – today’s modern medicine is all about quick fixes…even to the long term detriment of the patients’ health. Why do I say that?  Just as an ibuprofen cannot fix […]