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4 weird facts about your heart.
If you ever feel exhausted at the end of the day know that your heart has worked harder than you have. Your heart is the hardest working muscle in your body, providing oxygen and nutrients to every part of your body 24 hours a day. On average what is the total number of beats [...]
What do 30 million Americans have in common?
If you’ve ever felt like you’re not getting enough sleep or that you’re tossing and turning all night-know that you’re not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from insomnia, in fact 10-15% of Americans have chronic insomnia. Chronic Insomnia is defined as trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, experiencing daytime fatigue, anxiety, feelings of restlessness, irritability, [...]
3 weird things your body does to protect you
Your nervous system is full of survival triggered responses designed to keep you alive and healthy. Myoclonic Jerk When falling asleep you may remember getting a slight jerk sensation in either your fingers or feet. This is called a myoclonic jerk. This event can be caused by the common sensation of low oxygen in the [...]
Is sitting the new smoking?
Sitting is the new smoking, how extended sitting has a similar mortality risk for stroke and heart attack. 1. T/F Americans are now sitting more than they are sleeping? True. On average Americans spend 9-10 hours sitting, compared to 7 ½ hours sleeping. 2. Did you know that the heart attack and stroke risk involves [...]
4 ways stress is ruining your holiday.
The holidays can be a lot of fun but they can also be quite stressful. Many of the problems we encounter are because of handling stress poorly; this results in postural changes which result in a structural shift in the spine. Questions 1. Structural problems in the spine arise because of failure to adapt to [...]
Breathe easier with Chiropractic Care
Many of the products marketed for cold and symptom relief often results in increased duration of the illness despite fewer symptoms. This can leave patients confused and wondering what they can do to get healthier despite the cold. The first step to getting healthier is to make sure your nervous system is functioning properly. 1. [...]
Have you heard about holiday heart?
1. Christmas is almost here, what are some examples of stress people find themselves under as the holidays draw near? 2. Have you heard of holiday heart? 3. What are some ways you can avoid holiday heart? Answers: 1. Increased driving, family drama, financial stress, etc. 2. Holiday heart is a term used by medical [...]
Feeling tired? It could be your neck, find out why.
1. Which region of the spine has the biggest impact on your health? 2. Aside from smoking and asthma what is the most efficient way to decrease lung capacity? 3. True of false 7 of the top ten causes of death in America involve oxygen deficiency? 4. True or false chiropractic care can correct loss [...]
How fast does your body send information?
The nervous system has to send information incredibly fast to coordinate all the systems in the body. If your brain sent a message to move your big toe how fast would that message travel in miles per hour? The human nervous system communicates at approximately 270 mph. This is what allows your body to coordinate [...]
Why are Chiropractic check ups more frequent in the initial phase of care?
Chiropractic check ups are more common in the initial phase of care due to the body’s muscle memory. The body will always attempt to pull itself back to it’s original position, even if that position is unhealthy. After the initial phase of care the body has been retrained to accept the new position and muscle [...]