You probably know someone who has had a gallbladder problem. But what is it, and how do you take care of it? Your gallbladder sits below your liver on the right side of your chest just under the lower ribs. It is a sac that receives bile from the liver and then squeezes that bile
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
How have you been sleeping lately? Consider this: the quality of your sleep has a major impact on the quality of your life.
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
Vitamin C is an essential vitamin that your body cannot produce on its own. In an ideal world, we would all eat a diet rich in vitamin C with citrus fruits, vegetables with their skins, and more. But we don’t live in an ideal world. To ensure we have enough vitamin C for our bodies
Celery – a crunchy, cool green natural delight that becomes the perfect low-cal dipper for hummus or salsa. Great in salads or sauteed in soups. At just ten calories a stalk, for many years celery’s main claim to fame was as all-purpose diet food. But did you know that celery has a ton of nutritional
Did you know that your feet can be causing your back pain? Problems with your feet can also cause knee pain, hip pain, and even neck pain. Our feet are our foundation – everything else rests on top of our feet. If our foundation is off-center, or tilting, or not moving correctly, everything above it
Here are the words of some of our patients about their positive health changes attributed to the chiropractic care they received at Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center. “I was skeptical, and I didn’t think that chiropractic care was for me. I had been living with constant neck and back pain for years. My arms would
Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? Do any of them involve getting healthier? Here are some simple and practical steps you can take right away! • Get 7 – 8 hours of sleep per night, no matter what. You make time for everyone else, now it’s time to make time for you!•
Ah, computers. Cell phones. Tablets. We can’t live with them, and we certainly can’t live without them. Many of us commonly spending upwards of eight hours a day in front of our machines, and as a result, we are often suffering from tech neck pain. When the neck is held in one position for too
Over 30 million Americans suffer from age-related arthritis also known as osteoarthritis. Some end up with surgery to replace or repair joints. Many end up on anti-inflammatories to reduce the pain. At the root of the condition is an overall low level of inflammation. People with osteoarthritis usually have high levels of lipopolysaccharides (LPS) in
There is something that can help you live longer and better. It has mind and body benefits. Even the side effects are beneficial. Do you have trouble falling or staying asleep? You will sleep longer and better. Worried about your heart? You can reduce the risk of heart disease. Is your brain is getting foggy?