4 Toxins to Ditch in Personal Care Products

There is something about fragrances that make us and our dwelling spaces feel fresh and clean, but products that contain fragrances may be stressing your body and opening the door for illness to set in. Most of us do our best to avoid artificial chemicals in our foods, never realizing that inhaling them or applying them to our skin is just as harmful as eating them.

Medical Costs Got You Down?

We live in a time of great political debate, opinions as heavy as our overweight bodies and tensions as high as our blood pressure. Health care costs are under scrutiny, with some solutions and much disagreement. One thing we can all agree on is that medical costs are too high. It’s not limited to good medical care either – all medical care is expensive,

Sleep For Your Health!

Sleep is as vital to our health as oxygen, and it is often over looked as a primary factor in overall well being. Unfortunately most of us are not getting the appropriate amount of sleep for optimum function.
Sleep is a heightened anabolic state – accentuating the growth and rejuvenation of the immune, nervous,

Headaches | A Warning Sign of Something Far More Dangerous?

Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. So how do you avoid being one of the nine out of ten? Below we’ll look at this issue.

A report released in 2001 by researchers at the Duke University Evidence-Based Practice Center in Durham, NC, found that spinal adjustments resulted in almost immediate improvement for those headaches that originate in the neck,

Inflammation: The Marker of Aging and Chronic Disease

Inflammation: The Good and the Bad

Acute inflammation is a healthy part of your body’s defense system. You need it to manage injury, infection, and the healing process. On the other hand, excess, long-term, or chronic inflammation is a major cause of disease in the modern world.

Modern health science pays careful attention to signs that your body is in an inflammatory state.

Do You Have Degenerative DESK Disease?

Firefighter. Lumberjack. Data entry specialist. What do they all have in common?

HEADACHES, FATIGUE, AND LOW BACK PAIN.

Though one of those jobs may not seem to mesh with the others, such an assumption would be neither wise nor safe. The tasks of a data entry specialist—or any other desk worker,

Chiropractic Care After A Car Accident

When it comes to car accidents, paramedics are often the first health care professionals who attend to your needs. Their job is to assess whether you should be rushed to the hospital for immediate medical treatment or deal with any life-threatening injuries right on the scene. Fractures, concus­sions, lacerations and other potential internal injuries will necessitate your escorted trip to the hospital.

Got neck pain? New study shows chiropractic care works better than painkillers

Painkilling drugs are associated with dangerous side effects, addiction and overdose. And it turns out they are also much less effective than harmless natural treatments. A new study shows that simple remedies like chiropractic treatments and home exercises relieve sub-acute neck pain better than pharmaceutical drugs – and without all the negative side effects.

Dangerous painkillers can (and should) be avoided

It’s estimated that 75 percent of Americans deal with neck pain at some point in their lives.

Kid’s Corner: Chiropractic Care Naturally Treats Colic

Colic is defined as inconsolable crying in an infant for as least three hours a day, at least three days a week, for at least three weeks. A colicky baby typically presents with a loud piercing cry, flexed legs, tensed abdominal muscles, and clenched fingers. It typically starts around three weeks of age and lasts until around three months but sometimes lasts for as long as six months.