The question of whether to apply ice or heat to a particular injury is a familiar one for many people—and especially for parents who see more than their fair share of kids’ cuts, bumps and bruises. We know we want to relieve the pain, reduce swelling and speed healing, but which is the right approach,… Continue reading Better Get Some Ice on That… Or is it Heat?
Nothing beats the smell of coffee first thing in the morning. From frothy lattes to buttery coffees, flavored coffee and even mushroom coffee, caffeine is a highly enjoyable and addictive substance. I myself am a coffee lover, although my adrenals don’t particularly like it. They become overstimulated, excited and keep me awake at night. Coffee… Continue reading Coffee: What You Need To Know
Health is a huge topic to tackle. There are endless resources, many conflicting, on how to achieve optimal health. It can be overwhelming as you're gearing up to improve your health this next year. The primary motivation for many is wanting to look better, closely followed by wanting to feel better. Maybe you spent this… Continue reading 5 Pillars of Health
Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis (the most common form affecting men), characterized by overproduction or under excretion of uric acid, which results in the buildup of uric acid crystals in tissues and fluids. During acute episodes, gout sufferers experience red, hot, swollen joints with accompanying severe pain. While medication, particularly nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory… Continue reading Gout Defense: Eat Cherries?
Great article on how Chiropractic Care benefits heart function. Something to consider. "Research into the effects of chiropractic care has pre-dominantly focused on back pain, neck pain and headaches. As a health discipline, chiropractic did not start as a treatment for these conditions. Chiropractic goal was far more holistic, believing that by improving spinal health,… Continue reading Heart Awareness
Paraspinal Thermal Imaging is a safe, painless, and reliable diagnostic test that measures the infrared heat emitted from the body's surface; without the use of radiation. Unlike many other tests, Paraspinal Thermal Imaging is unique in that it displays how the nervous system is functioning. Since the health of the nervous system can determine the… Continue reading Paraspinal Thermographic Scanner
Did you know that in 1900, heart disease was the 4th leading cause of death and that pneumonia; tuberculosis and diarrhea were the top three? Why is heart disease number one now? Lifestyle choices: poor diet, pollution and lack of exercise. We might modify the old saying, "We dig our graves with our forks" by… Continue reading Inflammation, The Stealth Killer Among Us