60 Second Stress Busters

60 Second Stress Busters

It’s been a day. You have just had it with work. Your relationship. The noisy neighbors. Politics. Everything. You feel really stressed out. What can you do? Here are a few simple, surprising stress busters that can give you almost immediate relief. 1. Go outside for a short break. Take a walk. Breathe deeply. Being

60 Second Muscle Relaxants vs Chiropractic

60 Second Muscle Relaxants vs Chiropractic

Your primary care physician recommends that you take muscle relaxants for your acute lower back pain. You don’t like the idea of taking medication. So, what else can you do? Chiropractic treatment has been shown in multiple studies to be more successful in treating lower back pain than muscle relaxants. A recent study published in

60 Second Arthritis & Your Gut

60 Second Arthritis & Your Gut

Over 30 million Americans suffer from age-related arthritis, also known as osteoarthritis. At the root of the condition is an overall low level of inflammation. People with osteoarthritis usually have high levels of lipopolysaccharides (LPS) in their blood. These lipopolysaccharides are released from bacteria in the gut and enter the bloodstream when the gut is

60 Second Chiropractic

60 Second Chiropractic

Chiropractic care does wonders for the spine, neck, and upper and lower back. But did you know that chiropractic is a great source of healing for many other ailments? • Jaw – Excessive stress, teeth grinding, and spinal problems can cause TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders. Skilled chiropractic care can directly rebalance the muscles of the

60 Second Got Fats?

60 Second Got Fats?

Omega-3s play an important role in supporting health, especially in the brain, heart, eyes, and joints. Most Americans lack sufficient quantities of this key nutrient. The standard American diet is high in Omega-6 fatty acids and low in Omega-3s, which can damage your health. Now there is a test to assess the integrity of the

Who Said We Rock?

Who Said We Rock?

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

Emotional Health Secrets

Emotional Health Secrets

A recent article in Medical News Today shared the results of a study of almost 200,000 participants. It was found that individuals who have back pain are more than twice as likely to experience a range of emotional health conditions including anxiety, depression, psychosis, stress, and sleep deprivation. And yet another study published in the