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The Lesser-Known Effects of Back Pain

The Lesser-Known Effects of Back Pain Back pain can range from mildly annoying to completely debilitating.  Its physical effects make even the simplest of movements — getting in and out of a car, picking up items off the floor or stooping down to pet a dog — unbearable. And back[…]

Bright Is Best for Veggies

Bright Is Best for Veggies Sure, green vegetables are nutritional powerhouses.  But don’t neglect their red, orange, purple and yellow cousins.  Bright is beautiful when it comes to vegetables: particularly if your optimal-health goal includes boosting your immune system, preserving your eye sight and reducing the risk of cancer.  That’s[…]

Chiropractic Adjustments May Boost Lung Function

Chiropractic Adjustments May Boost Lung Function Regular chiropractic care may improve pulmonary function, say scientists. One study followed 20 healthy, non-smoking individuals 18 to 28 years of age. Researchers divided the participants into four groups:  1) exercise only, 2) chiropractic care only, 3) chiropractic care followed by exercise and 4)[…]

The Chiropractic Approach to Ending Migraine Pain

The Chiropractic Approach to Ending Migraine Pain The pain of a migraine headache can be excruciating:  making accomplishing even the simplest of tasks daunting.  The good news is that chiropractors offer all-natural solutions to this often debilitating condition. When spinal bones (vertebrae) become misaligned, it sparks a condition known as[…]

How to Prevent Bicycling Injuries

How to Prevent Bicycling Injuries Bicycling — whether it be on the open road, on a stationary bike, or in spinning classes — is a phenomenal way to get into shape and stay that way. Unfortunately, the sport may also up the risk of a myriad of injuries. Cyclists may[…]

All-Natural Allergy Relief for Allergic Rhinitis

   The sneezing, the sniffling, the coughing, the watery eyes… allergic rhinitis (hay fever) can make life miserable.  And with side effects ranging from drowsiness to high blood pressure and diabetes, allergy medication is often a solution worse than the condition itself.  We are concerned about the upswing in marketing[…]

Alleviating Work-Related Back Pain

Work-related back pain is a global epidemic.  In fact, back pain continues to be the leading overall cause of physical dysfunction and lost productivity in the workplace. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders, including back pain, have accounted for “a significant proportion of work injuries and workers’ compensation claims in industrialized nations since[…]

The Whole Truth About Whole Grains

The Whole Truth About Whole Grains We hear a lot about the health benefits of whole grains these days.  And food manufacturers know we’re listening.  Unfortunately, some manufacturers are using this trend to their advantage by liberally and questionably using the term “whole grain” to describe their products.  Make sure[…]

Studies Show Chiropractic Most Effective Option for Low-Back Pain

Studies Show Chiropractic Most Effective Option for Low-Back Pain Did you know that up to 85 percent of adults endure low-back pain (LBP) sometime during their lives?  And that many of the medications used to relieve LBP carry hazardous side effects?  The good news is that research shows that chiropractic[…]

“Good” and “Bad” Fats

“Good” and “Bad” Fats There’s been a lot of hype about dietary fat in recent years.  And the hype keeps changing:  First, we were supposed to avoid fat.  Then carbs were the enemy, and fat was OK.  Now we hear that some fats are OK, and some aren’t.  Confused? A[…]