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Chiropractic May Prevent Chest Pain

Stay Connected with great weekly info Chiropractic May Prevent Chest Pain Chest pain, or angina, has many causes, including cardiovascular disorders, such as hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) or heart attack (myocardial infarction).  However, many cases of chest pain have nothing to do with the heart or arteries.  For instance,[…]

Forward Head Posture (FHP)

Forward Head Posture (FHP)   Think of someone standing tall with perfect posture, and you probably imagine a spine appearing “straight as an arrow.”  However, a normal, healthy spine has three unique curves, which are essential for balance and posture. While side-to-side spinal curves, such as scoliosis, are abnormal, front-to[…]

All-Natural Cold Prevention

Stay Connected with great weekly info All-Natural Cold Prevention Did you know that it’s a myth that cold weather causes colds?  Viruses — coupled with a lowered immune response — cause colds.  Certain bacteria may also spawn infections that produce cold-like symptoms. However, cold weather isn’t completely off the hook. […]

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick Shoot for the moon.  If you miss, you’ll still reach the stars. Dream it, and you can be it. Obstacles are only visible when you lose sight of your goal. Sayings like these make goal achievement sound like a cinch.  The truth[…]

Chiropractic: Focus on Prevention

Stay Connected with great weekly info Chiropractic:  Focus on Prevention It’s true:  You can prevent disease and illness before they strike.  How?  By following the chiropractic lifestyle, a way of life that focuses on health-boosting activities and strategies. Your doctor at Chiropractic for Life enthusiastically supports the chiropractic lifestyle because[…]

Headaches: The Spinal Connection

Doctors of chiropractic think of pain as the body’s way of signaling a deeper health concern.  They don’t consider pain an isolated problem requiring a drug solution.  Like a car’s dashboard warning light, pain alerts you to issues needing attention. The root of many headache sufferers’ pain lies not in[…]

Forgive for the Health of It

Forgive for the Health of It Recent studies prove what Mom always said:  Holding a grudge hurts you more than anyone else. Nursing grudges affects body and mind, while forgiveness speeds healing.  Replacing resentment with compassion decreases odds for chronic pain and life-threatening maladies, such as heart disease.  Forgiveness also[…]

Sweet Health: The Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Sweet Health:  The Benefits of Dark Chocolate This holiday season, chocoholics are getting an extra special gift — evidence that chocolate is good for you! What makes chocolate healthy?  Chocolate contains substances called flavonoids — natural antioxidants that help prevent disease.  Antioxidants inhibit a destructive reaction within the body, called[…]

What You Should Know About Automobile Air Bags

What You Should Know About Automobile Air Bags Global statistics support the overall benefit of air bags — when used properly.  At the same time, however, the chiropractic community wants patients to be aware of certain dangers associated with air bags — specifically injuries that affect the musculoskeletal system. While[…]

Yogurt: Miracle Food or Commercial Hype?

Yogurt:  Miracle Food or Commercial Hype? Nutrition is a cornerstone of the chiropractic lifestyle.  That’s why we educate patients about wellness-focused eating — and help them distinguish nutrition facts from nutrition trends. Lately, yogurt advertisements have been extolling a variety of virtues for this staple dairy food, and patients have[…]