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Do You Know Your Senses Trivia?

By Platinum Health | July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

What are the five senses? Sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. Which one of your five senses is the fastest in the body? Your overall fastest sense is your sense of touch because it doesn’t need to travel up to the brain. Your sense of touch is complicated. This is because it relates your sense of …

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The Effect of Stress on Your Body

By Platinum Health | July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

We all handle stress a bit differently, right? How do you think our bodies differentiate between physical stress and mental stress? This is actually sort of a trick question because, in fact, our bodies don’t differentiate between the two. It turns out that our brain treats a stressful interview or exam equal to imminent danger …

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Pesticides and Your Health

By Platinum Health | June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

True or False: Organic fruits and vegetables have higher nutritional value? False. While pesticide exposure differs between organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables, studies have shown that the nutritional value is actually the same. Why do you think it’s important for us to know about and avoid pesticides? Pesticides are designed to kill pests, but …

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Pain Can Slow You Down. Why?

By Platinum Health | June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve all been slowed down by pain, right? But have you ever stopped and thought about why? What is the purpose of pain? Contrary to what you may believe, the purpose of pain isn’t to annoy you, although slowing down might be a good idea. The goal of pain is to keep you alive. Pain …

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Tips for Improving Posture

By Platinum Health | May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

A while back when we talked about stress, we spoke about how many people who are stressed may have bad posture. We had a few patients ask us: What are some tips for improving posture? We talked so much about the results of bad posture and what can cause it, but we realized we didn’t …

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Why Do We Have Allergies?

By Platinum Health | May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Spring is in the air. Sadly for many of us, this means runny noses, itchy eyes, and sneezing. We’re more likely to reach for a box of tissues than stop and smell the roses. Did you know that over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies? Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in …

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Stress Habits

By Platinum Health | April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stress isn’t always bad. Stress can even help you perform under pressure and motivate you. But when you’re constantly running in emergency mode, your body and mind can pay the price. If your body is always in a defensive state, it’s not getting necessary time for repair. Defense should always be short term, repeated short …

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Metabolism Myths

By Platinum Health | April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve all been told things about our metabolism, what speeds it up, slows it down and so on. Would it surprise you to find out that most of us have been misinformed on this information? Last week in our office we talked about common myths with our metabolism. True/False – Your metabolism slows down as …

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Can Getting Adjusted Help You Dunk?

By Platinum Health | March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you play basketball, then you know the toll it can take on your body. Aches, pain, and injuries are part of the game, right? They don’t have to be. Although there are many injuries that commonly affect basketball players, the most common are ankles, knees and fingers. However, not everyone has the same risk …

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Vacation! Take Time Off for Better Health

By Platinum Health | March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

What if we told you that there’s one healthy activity you could do to keep your heart healthy, improve work production, enjoy less stress in your relationships, feel happier, and live longer. What would you guess that it is? When asked, most people guessed some form of exercise or sleep. Those are pretty good guesses, …

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