While certain times of year are more prone to causing respiratory symptoms, many people deal with them each and every day. Asthma, the most common respiratory ailment, can be triggered by a number of things, including pollen and allergies, dust, nervousness or tension, exercise, and air pollution. According to The Centers for Disease Control and
The popularity of energy drinks is unfortunately on the rise among adolescents and young adults who find themselves in need of higher energy levels to handle the demands of school, work, social life, and more. In 2014, energy drink sales reached nearly $50 billion worldwide according to BeverageDaily.com. Energy drink users may notice increased cognitive performance,
October is National Chiropractic Health Month, the annual celebration of the benefits of chiropractic care and its natural, whole person, patient-centered and drug-free approach to health and wellness. I thought I would start off the month by offering a simple review of how and why it works. About 30 million Americans visit chiropractors each year.
Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: If you missed the free seminar we offered at our office a few weeks ago on irritable bowel, you missed a lot! Here’s some of the information we shared. Do you bloat after eating? Do you have constipation and/or diarrhea? Do you have a lot of gas? Are you uncomfortable in
Greetings from Dr. T: At Thorburn Chiropractic and Wellness Center, we have a new real-food nutritional product available that is so powerful, it’s actually classified as a medical food. Medical foods are foods that are specially formulated and intended for the dietary management of a disease that has distinctive nutritional needs that cannot be met
Greetings from Dr. T: You can take steps towards making the world a healthier place by changing the part of the world you live in – starting with reducing chemicals in and around your body. Here’s some easy ways to get started: • What kind of deodorant do you use? If it contains aluminum, change
For thousands of years, Asian cultures have enjoyed the benefits of drinking green tea. Over the past few decades, the western world has discovered these benefits and green tea has gained popularity as a hot or cold beverage. Whether you serve it up in a steaming mug or iced with a shot of your favorite
Kathy (not her real name) came to me with complaints of tiredness, headaches, restless sleep, anxiety and depression. In the course of conversation she said that she couldn’t go on this way-she no longer found joy in anything she did, work was a burden and she did not spend much time doing the things she