Posts made in February, 2019

Neck Injuries Impact Overall Health

Posted on Feb 24, 2019

Neck injuries can occur for any number of reasons, including a person’s involvement in sports or the fact that they sit so rigidly staring at a computer or phone screen for a dozen hours daily. When there’s pain, it may feel like a “kink” or “stiffness.” Pain can cause a headache, as well as even more pain that spreads to the shoulders, arms and/or upper back. Usually, neck pain is more pronounced on one side. The neck is made up of...

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Chiropractic: Not Just For Backs

Posted on Feb 17, 2019

If you ask most people what a chiropractor does, they’ll say, “They fix bad backs.” While that is true, chiropractors do a lot more, actually. They’re more than just back fixers… for instance, chiropractors can help people improve their immune response and get fewer colds. Immune response is defined as the reaction of cells and fluids of the body to the presence of a substance which is not recognized as a constituent of the body...

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Preventing Heartburn Naturally

Posted on Feb 10, 2019

If you have bad heartburn and ask your doctor for a prescription, you’re likely to get a “proton pump inhibitor (PPI)” drug. About 15 million Americans use PPIs and it’s a $10 billion business! You’d assume PPIs are safe, right? Research has found that some people who take PPIs are likely to experience chronic kidney disease and/or kidney failure, among other health issues. If you or someone you know has taken/is taking “Prilosec,”...

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Stress and Health

Posted on Feb 3, 2019

One way the word “stress” is defined is this: “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.” What are some things that cause a person to be “stressed out?” It can be pressure on the job from the boss or co-workers or customers. It can be financial difficulties, such as “How am I going to pay my rent this month? Will I be homeless?” Stress can come from relationship troubles....

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