Chiropractor for lower back pain

Chiropractic care is an effective treatment for lower back pain, studies show

Lower back pain can hamper an individual’s day-to-day activities, not to mention negatively affect his or her quality of life depending on how severe. Far too often, however, patients turn to invasive surgeries or expensive symptom-masking medication with all their known side effects, to alleviate pain. Yet studies have shown, especially as it concerns the…

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Neck Chiropractor

Neck Manipulation and Stroke — Should I Be Concerned?

The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association released a “scientific statement” on Aug. 7, 2014, regarding the relationship between certain chiropractic treatments utilizing neck manipulation and stroke. They state that while the two may be associated (i.e. appear to have a relationship), there is no direct cause-and-effect link. “Treatments involving neck manipulation may…

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Good Fats Vs. Bad Fats

  Good Fats to Feel Better Vs. Fats Causing Depression and Heart Disease Why Even Skinny People Need to Know Their Fats! © 2011 Health Realizations, Inc. Update Many Americans are under the impression that “fats” is a four-letter word … a substance that must be shunned in your diet if you want to stay…

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Warning: Diabetes, Liver, and Heart Disease Linked to Everyday Plastics What’s Your Exposure Level?!

Toxic chemicals such as BPA, are common place throughout planet earth. New babies born – before they have taken one breath – already have in their bodies about 280 toxic chemicals, many of which are toxic to the nervous system and many which are carcinogenic. In our office, along with screening for food allergies/sensitivities, excess…

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Seaweed: The Asian Superfood

Sea vegetables, better known as seaweed, are the leafy greens of the sea.  Though not technically a vegetable (they’re actually classified as algae), seaweed is loaded with nutrition and has a unique, slightly salty flavor that’s been a stable in Japanese cuisine for more than 10,000 years!  Eating seaweed boasts a multitude of health benefits,…

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Glucose, Fructose, and Sucrose: What’s the Difference Between These Sugars… and Which is the Worst Your Health?

Glucose, fructose, and sucrose may all taste the same, but a groundbreaking study found that they act very differently once in your body. Researchers from the University of California, Davis found that those who consumed fructose-sweetened  beverages suffered many adverse side effects that were not present amongst those who consumed glucose-sweetened beverages.  To learn about these…

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Heartburn? Acid Reflux? You Could be Among the 20% of Americans With GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) impacts one in 10 Americans about once a week, and virtually everyone has experienced it from time to time. This chronic digestive disease occurs when stomach acid or bile flows back into your esophagus, irritating its lining and leading to other symptoms including heartburn-the most common symptom of GERD. If you…

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The Dangers of Nitrites: The Foods They are Found In and Why You Want to Avoid Them

  Sodium nitrite (or sodium nitrate) is widely used as a preservative antimicrobial agent, color fixative and flavoring in cured meats and other products. If you eat hot dogs, bacon, ham, luncheon meats, corned beef, smoked fish or any other type of processed meat, you almost assuredly consuming nitrites. I would recommend that you avoid…

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