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“Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!”

March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Help I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” Sound familiar? This is the common tagline for the service/product life alert. This is commonly viewed humorously although it is a life saving device for many people. One of the common problems for people at the retirement age is a loss of muscle strength and stability. A …

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Easy ways to avoid adult diapers in the future.

March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

On a scale of 1 to 10 how important is it for you to avoid wearing adult diapers in retirement? When people think of the golden years they generally don’t imagine themselves uncontrollably going to the bathroom. Unfortunately losing control of the pelvic floor can be a reality for many retirees. If you’re someone who …

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Easy steps to keep your heart healthy

February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Your heart is one of the most important organs in your body, so taking care of it is high priority. It’s the hardest working muscle in your body, providing oxygen and nutrients to every part of your body 24 hours a day. Here are some things you may not know about your heart and some …

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4 weird facts about your heart.

February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you ever feel exhausted at the end of the day know that your heart has worked harder than you have. Your heart is the hardest working muscle in your body, providing oxygen and nutrients to every part of your body 24 hours a day.   On average what is the total number of beats …

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What do 30 million Americans have in common?

February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’ve ever felt like you’re not getting enough sleep or that you’re tossing and turning all night-know that you’re not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from insomnia, in fact 10-15% of Americans have chronic insomnia. Chronic Insomnia is defined as trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, experiencing daytime fatigue, anxiety, feelings of restlessness, irritability, …

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3 weird things your body does to protect you

February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Your nervous system is full of survival triggered responses designed to keep you alive and healthy. Myoclonic Jerk When falling asleep you may remember getting a slight jerk sensation in either your fingers or feet. This is called a myoclonic jerk. This event can be caused by the common sensation of low oxygen in the …

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Is Sitting the New Smoking?

January 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sitting is the new smoking. Extended sitting has a similar mortality risk for stroke and heart attack. True or False: Americans are now sitting more than they are sleeping. True. On average Americans spend 9-10 hours sitting every day, compared to 7½ hours sleeping. Did you know that the heart attack and stroke risk involves …

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4 ways stress is ruining your holiday.

December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The holidays can be a lot of fun but they can also be quite stressful. Many of the problems we encounter are because of handling stress poorly; this results in postural changes which result in a structural shift in the spine. Questions 1. Structural problems in the spine arise because of failure to adapt to …

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Breathe easier with Chiropractic Care

December 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Many of the products marketed for cold and symptom relief often results in increased duration of the illness despite fewer symptoms. This can leave patients confused and wondering what they can do to get healthier despite the cold. The first step to getting healthier is to make sure your nervous system is functioning properly. 1. …

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Have you heard about holiday heart?

December 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

1. Christmas is almost here, what are some examples of stress people find themselves under as the holidays draw near? 2. Have you heard of holiday heart? 3. What are some ways you can avoid holiday heart? Answers: 1. Increased driving, family drama, financial stress, etc. 2. Holiday heart is a term used by medical …

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