Posts made in November, 2020

Healthy Holiday Foods

Posted on Nov 29, 2020

During the holiday season in December, most people put on a few extra pounds. That said, what are some fairly healthy holiday foods? It’s good to know some foods and drinks that aren’t “too bad” for you this time of year, right? How about turkey? Of all the traditional “centerpiece” meats, it’s the healthiest. In a 4-ounce serving of breast meat without skin there are 168 calories and just 2 grams of fat. So, if you like turkey, enjoy...

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What is a cerebral hypoperfusion? It’s a term that basically means you’re not getting enough blood to your brain. A hypoperfusion can actually occur anywhere in the body, including the hands and feet or the kidneys or heart. Obviously, you don’t want one, and you especially don’t want one occurring at/near/around your brain! A hypoperfusion can be the result of physical activities, diseases and/or spinal conditions. As you probably...

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The Healing Powers Of Peppermint

Posted on Nov 15, 2020

What do you know about peppermint oil? If you’re like most people, you know you like peppermint patties (to eat) or chocolate ice cream mixed with mint flavor. But did you know that peppermint is actually an aromatic herb that can be found naturally in both North America and Europe? Peppermint oil can be extracted from the leaves of the peppermint plant and then used for several purposes. Some people take it in capsules as a dietary...

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Spine 101

Posted on Nov 8, 2020

What role does your spine play regarding your health? You’d be surprised to know that your spine is vital to whatever’s going on in your body! When a chiropractor adjusts your spine, he or she can help relieve all sorts of problems, from digestion troubles to your ability to breathe better. Researchers have found that there’s a direct correlation between the spine’s vertebrae (bones) and nerves that go to your organs. Sometimes...

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How have you been sleeping lately? Have you been dealing with insomnia? It’s a common sleep disorder where you have a hard time falling asleep or find it hard to stay asleep. It can also include waking up early and not being able to easily get back to sleep. The result of insomnia is feeling tired when you do wake up and have to deal with the day ahead. Insomnia usually makes people feel moody and irritable. This affects a person’s...

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