Lifestyle

ARE YOU PROACTIVE OR REACTIVE?

When it comes to your health, ask yourself this question: “Am I proactive or reactive?” Being reactive means taking action only when you’re in pain. Being proactive means doing what it takes to maintain good health. Being reactive means getting up off the couch because your family member or friend told you so. Being proactive … Read more

5 WAYS TO USE CHIROPRACTIC CARE

You may have heard the old saying, “once you 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 Many people begin here. Pain prompts them to begin chiropractic care. If you stop care as soon as … Read more

CHIROPRACTIC FOR BETTER GOLF?

It’s been called the “gentleman’s game,” but more and more women are joining in as well. Many schools and colleges have teams and it’s considered the perfect game for networking or negotiating important business deals. We’re talking about golf, and golf courses are big business, from building them to maintaining them, as more and more … Read more

EXERCISE: A MOOD CHANGER

Ask a daily runner why she runs and you’re likely to hear, “It makes me feel good.” Those of us who aren’t fond of exercise of any type might find this really hard to understand. How can something that makes you sweat and pant actually make you feel good? CAN EXERCISE AFFECT YOUR MOOD? Simple … Read more

ARE THERE HEALTH BENEFITS TO FASTING?

Some chiropractors and other natural healing disciplines suggest fasting from time to time as a means to cleanse the body and rid it of toxins, so it functions better. Critics of fasting say that it starves the body and that regular sleeping and periods in between eating are enough to give the digestive system the … Read more

EXCUSES, EXCUSES

“A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.” ~ Spanish Proverb Trust us, we’ve heard it all. Everyone has their reasons why they do or do not visit their doctor, dentist, optometrist and of course, chiropractor. Here’s a compilation of some … Read more

REDUCE INFLAMMATION FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH

It’s implicated in a range of health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. You may not even know you’re living with it. What is it? It’s inflammation, and in its chronic form, it can wreak havoc on the body. WHAT IS INFLAMMATION? Inflammation has been defined as “A localized reaction … Read more

PLANTING SEEDS TO GROW HEALTHY KIDS

Just as planting a garden requires fertile soil, quality seeds, plenty of sunshine and water, planting seeds to grow healthy kids requires specific actions. With a dizzying amount of advice dispensed over the Internet, through the TV and by well-meaning friends and family members, it’s not always easy to know what advice to follow. Consider … Read more

SAY SO LONG TO BEING SEDENTARY

Whether we’re watching TV, driving to work or on the computer at our workplace, we’re doing it. The “it” is sitting, and it’s becoming a big problem, according to health experts. We may not consider sitting to be as detrimental to one’s health as puffing on a cigarette but the harmful effects of sitting can … Read more