Endorphins are part of a group of chemicals naturally found in the brain called “neurotransmitters.” They have pain-relieving properties, euphoric properties (a “high” or buzz or feeling in love feeling), they improve mood, affect the release of sex hormones, and reduce appetite. What Can Endorphins Do? Endorphins naturally block pain signals in the nervous system.
Sunday, April 7, is World Health Day. I encourage you to take this time to become more aware of your overall health and the many ways Chiropractic care may benefit you. How does Chiropractic work? Chiropractors move the bones of the spine away from the nerves, which reduces stress on the nerves. When the bones
A study was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that is a long time in coming. The goal was to “systematically review studies of the effectiveness and harms of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for acute (less than six weeks) low back pain.” Twenty-six clinical trials were used to measure the improvements
In light of the staggering U.S. opioid epidemic, I am joining with Chiropractors around the country during the October celebration of National Chiropractic Health Month to raise the awareness of drug-free pain relief alternatives through Chiropractic. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that as many as one in four patients