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Managing COPD Naturally

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be debilitating and even deadly.  It is currently the sixth leading cause of death worldwide.  And, the World Health Organization projects it to be the number four cause of death by 2030.  Actually two co-occuring lung diseases — chronic bronchitis and emphysema — COPD[…]

Is Screen Time a Hazard to Your Health?

Television, video games and Internet browsing are how many adults and children pass their free time.  But what does screen time do for our health?  Plenty, and it’s not good, according to the research. One hot-off-the-presses study concludes that people who watch an average of six hours of TV daily[…]

What Do Symptoms Really Mean? Part II: Internal Disorders

As a proactive health-care provider, your doctor at Chiropractic for Life doesn’t wait for the onset of symptoms to herald the presence of disease and skeletal misalignments. Why?  Because doctors of chiropractic know what countless medical studies have shown over and over again:  you don’t need to exhibit symptoms to[…]

What Do Symptoms Really Mean? Part I: Spinal & Musculoskeletal Disorders

Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “symptom” as “subjective evidence of disease or physical disturbance” or “something that indicates the existence of something else.” However, modern culture has strayed from this definition, instead regarding symptoms as the first stage of illness.  This common misconception results in a “disease-focused” attitude toward healthcare,[…]

All About Melatonin

Would you like to boost your health with a natural antioxidant that has the power to ward off cancer, balance your mood and fight obesity?  You already have it in your blood — and in cells throughout your body. This miracle substance is melatonin, the hormone that helps regulate the[…]

Meditate Your Way to Optimal Health

As a holistic health-care practitioner, your doctor at Chiropractic for Life encourages patients to seek out natural sources of optimal health.  Meditation is one of these sources. Here are some great reasons to consider meditation: Strengthens the brain Powerful pain-reliever Stress stopper Mind mender Blood pressure buster Heart healer Tummy[…]

Chiropractic Care for Bed-Wetting

Wet sheets and pajamas are a regular nighttime occurrence for young children, who often don’t stay dry at night for some time after being completely toilet trained during the daytime.  However, for many school-aged children, bed-wetting (a.k.a. primary nocturnal enuresis) is a problem that brings fear and shame, spoiling many[…]

The Healing Powers of Peppermint

Since long before the development of synthetic drugs, humanity has respected and taken advantage of the health-promoting properties of many plants.  One of the most well-known of these is peppermint.  This fragrant herb not only enhances candies, beverages and cosmetic products — it can sooth gastrointestinal distress, ease headaches, increase[…]

Preventing “Wii-itis”

Most people are familiar with the Nintendo Wii.  This hugely popular video game console uses wand-like controllers to translate motions of the hand and arm into actions by characters on the screen.  The active gameplay makes the Wii popular with parents concerned about their children sitting for hours playing traditional[…]

Pets Are Good for You

Pets Are Good for You If you’re a pet lover, your furry friend may be providing you much more than companionship:  He or she may actually be adding years to your life!  How?  By improving your physical and mental health.  Doctors of chiropractic focus on the connection between the mind,[…]