Happy Thoughts = Better Sleep

If you go to sleep tonight thinking about today’s problems or tomorrow’s rushed schedule (or other stressful thoughts), this can lead to negative emotions. Your brain will use these thoughts and emotions as signals to determine your body’s physiology appropriate for that type of stress. This can include muscle tension, high cortisol levels, heart pounding,…

Staying Healthy and Organized During School Business

With school back in full swing and crazy schedules at full throttle, here are some tips for keeping parents and kids better organized, healthy,  and, eh-hum, sane: Apps for organizing your life: APPOINTY: Good for multi-faceted scheduling of classes, events, and appointments. Works with WordPress DOODLE: Great calendar for busy families or offices; you can…

Another Good Food Study

An August, 2017 Lancet and Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology study of over 135,000 people on 5 continents found the following: Higher carbohydrate intake was associated with an increased risk of total mortality, whereas intake of total fat and each type of fat was associated with lower risk of total mortality Total fat and types of fat…

Positive Prescriptions

In a study done by the American College of Preventative Medicine, it was found that people complied better if their doctor actually wrote a prescription for their doctor’s dietary and exercise recommendations. The more specific the details, EG “eat 2 cups of broccoli and 2 apples daily” vs eat 2 each of fruits and vegetables…

Tea & Heart Health

Many people already know there are health benefits from drinking tea, including antioxidant, metabolic, and heart support. A new study was done at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Peking University Health Science Center in Beijing, China to specifically study the effects of tea on heart problems caused by narrowed heart arteries and atherosclerosis…

NEW SERVICE ADDED!

LIVE BLOOD CELL ANALYSIS I’m please to announce the addition of this service to be provided by Dr. Margie Day. Dr. Margie earned her Naturopathic Medicine degree in 1999. She has worked with many chiropractors over the years, providing nutritional counseling to their patients as well as her own. Live Blood Cell analysis provides information…

CoQ10 and PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a condition that affects 1 in 10 woman of childbearing age. It is associated with hormonal imbalances and other metabolic problems such as lack of ovulation, high levels of insulin and testosterone, insulin resistance, high blood lipids, acne, facial, abdominal weight gain, and more. It is often a treatable cause of…

Get Your Daily Vitamin C (Get Your Chocolate)

A May 23, 2017 study in HEART (British Cardiac Society) found that people with Atrial Fibrillation, especially men, had great benefit eating a moderate amount of dark chocolate daily. Atrial Fibrillation affects about 2.7 million Americans and causes symptoms such as heart palpitations, shortness, dizziness, fatigue, and sometimes chest pain or pressure. It is a…

Chiropractic and Rheumatoid Arthritis

A study published in the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research, August 2012, showed significant relief from pain, swelling, weakness, and difficulty walking after a course of chiropractic care and rehabilitative exercises. Chiropractic adjustments help correct proper alignment and curves of the spine helping the nerves function better. The brain communicates with the whole body via…

Quote of the Day

“If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh #createyourownpath #silencethedreamstealer #youarebrilliant #beyourself

Curcumin and Liver Health

Turmeric seems to be all the rage in the healthy supplement world at the moment. You can find it in products from kombucha to a myriad of capsules and pills. The reason is largely due to the active ingredient curcumin. Curcumin has been found to benefit many systems in the body because of its antioxidant,…