8 Tips for a Healthy and Strong Spine

Back pain can be annoying and miserable. It can also cause missed days at work, rising medicals bills and time lost playing with your children. In fact, it is the number one reason that people see a chiropractor. Instead of “dealing with back pain”, why not be proactive and prevent it from happening in the first place? Here’s some tips.

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Post Pregnancy Weight Loss while Breastfeeding

Being a new mom has so many ups and downs. For first time moms, this is unchartered territory and the learning curve can be very interesting. Amongst all of these new challenges, there is the underlying thought of getting your pre- pregnancy body back.

Of course, media doesn’t help with this, and we often feel that we have to immediately start trying to lose our “baby” weight. This is obviously unrealistic, but while nursing, many find that the weight will come off without really trying because we are using so many calories to produce milk.

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Try Chiropractic First For Headaches

Although headaches can be due to a wide variety of causes, such as drug reactions, temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ), tightness in the neck muscles, low blood sugar, high blood pressure, stress and fatigue, the majority of recurrent headaches are of two types: tension headaches (also called cervicogenic headaches) and migraine headaches. There is a third, less common, type of headache called a cluster headache that is a cousin to the migraine.

Numerous research studies have shown that chiropractic adjustments are very effective for treating tension headaches, especially headaches that originate in the neck.

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Is Our Purification Right for You?

We are now entering 2017 – can you believe it? Many of us make our New Year’s Resolutions, but what action steps do we take to see that our goals become reality? Statistically, losing weight has been at thetop of the list, and unfortunately, our ambition quickly fades as we settle back into our bad, lazy habits.

Most people think that exercise is the biggest weight loss tool there is. While exercise has a host of health benefits, it really only makes up about 20% of the weight loss equation. The remaining 80% is what we are puttinginto our bodies through diet.

It always seems easy to spew out “eat less calories and you will lose weight”...

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3 Vitamin C Benefits You Need to Know About

Vitamin C plays an essential role in maintaining good health," says Balz Frei, PhD, a leading vitamin C researcher and director of the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University in Corvallis. "It's required for life." Why? Your cells need vitamin C to do their jobs properly, plus it has antioxidant properties to protect them from damage. Unfortunately, our bodies don't produce it, so grab a glass of orange juice and read more about the benefits of vitamin C.

It Helps You Lose Weight. You burn 30 percent more fat during a bout of moderate exercise when you have adequate levels of vitamin C compared to someone who has low levels of the vitamin...

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