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How to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks

We hear it all the time… “I caught a cold.” But is that really what happened? The truth is, the cold virus and others are always out there, attacking your body. If your immune system is healthy and functioning properly, your body naturally defends itself, fighting off the virus. You usually don’t realize when this […]

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Can Stress Actually Be “Good”?

Whenever we think of “stress” we usually think “anxiety.” But is there such a thing as “good” stress? Stress is the result of a sudden release of hormones which are activated by our body’s natural “fight or flight” response. This response is triggered when we are about to have a car accident or when we […]

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The Benefits of Chiropractic Care

You may have heard the old saying, “once you go to the chiropractor, you’ll always have to go to the chiropractor.” However, how long you choose to benefit from chiropractic care is always up to you. Because there are five ways to benefit: Relief Care Pain prompts people to begin chiropractic care. If you stop […]

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The Facts About Whiplash

When you think of whiplash, most people immediately think “car accident.” But a fall or many types of repetitive movement may also cause whiplash. Sometimes the symptoms from whiplash take days or even weeks to manifest themselves, but the damage it causes can last for years. What exactly is whiplash? It’s a condition in which […]

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Help Beyond the Spine

The health of your spine is affected by the stability and health of your extremities—the parts of your body that aren’t your back and neck. If you’re having problems with your extremities, you may experience pain in any of the following: Elbows Wrists Ankles Hands and fingers Hips Knees Feet and toes Jaw Shoulders Almost […]

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Low-Tech Alternatives

Many people believe that they have to exercise for an hour everyday, sweating profusely, in order for the exercise to be beneficial. However, that is simply not true. There are plenty of low-tech alternatives that help you lose weight and stay healthy. Here are a few: Jump ropes aren’t just for kids. In terms of […]

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What Exactly is a Subluxation?

It goes by different names – Subluxation, Vertebral Subluxation, Vertebral Subluxation Complex or simply Nerve Interference. Whatever you call it, it’s the same thing and chiropractors specialize in finding and correcting them. But what exactly is it? Let’s use the term ‘subluxation.’ Subluxations occur when vertebrae in the spine become misaligned or move out of […]

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Exercise – A Natural High!

Want to feel good on a regular basis and just be “high” on life? Then exercise! Exercise releases endorphins in the brain. What are endorphins? They’re the body’s own natural painkillers that produce feelings of euphoria. Not only are they free, but they’re available without a prescription. But they are habit forming! Scientists accidentally discovered […]

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Is Your Pillow Supporting You?

Considering your head spends about 8 hours every night laying on it, your pillow is pretty important! Do you know how to pick the proper pillow? Do you think it’s just a matter of what feels the most comfortable? Or is it about your ability to “scrunch it all up” with your hands to make […]

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What Is a “Pinched” Nerve?

The term, “pinched” nerve is really a misnomer. To understand why, you need to know about “motion segments” in the spine. A “motion segment” is made up of two adjacent vertebrae (bones), the disc that acts as a “shock absorber” between them, and the muscles and ligaments that keep them together. Nerves that carry communication […]

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