ENDORPHINS: The “Happy Hormone”

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.

Can Acupuncture Help Me?

Can Acupuncture Help Me?

We all know someone who has experienced healing and renewed health from acupuncture treatments. Dr. Yu-Hua Hsieh (pronounced “Shay”) is an Acupuncturist and Herbalist and a member of our wellness team, and many of you have been successfully treated by her. We all know someone who has experienced healing and renewed health from acupuncture treatments.

Is Your Diet a SAD Story?

Do you eat a Standard American Diet? If so, your diet – and ultimately your health – might be a SAD story! The SAD diet is high in meats, especially highly-processed lunch-type meats, milk-based foods (cheese yogurt, cottage cheese, etc.), potatoes, processed and prepared foods, fried foods, and sweets. In contrast, a healthy, nutritious diet

Giving Tuesday

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday, and that you spent some special time with friends and loved ones counting your blessings. Today is Giving Tuesday! At Thorburn Chiropractic & Wellness Center, once again we’re celebrating Christmas by supporting the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. You can feel great and even reap the benefits