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Sinus Infection and Chiropractic Treatment


In the United States alone there are over three million people a year affected by sinusitis or sinus infection which is an infection or inflammation of the sinuses. Often when you have a cold that lasts longer than 10 days or begins to worsen it’s likely a sinus infection.
Symptoms of a Sinus Infection
The most obvious sign […]

5 Ways to the Stop Post Lunch Slump

Ever feel your energy level take a big dip right after lunch? Sometimes, even when you felt refreshed and energized in the morning, you start to drag in the early to mid-afternoon. But don’t worry, there is hope! Test out some of these tricks to avoid the afternoon slump and finish out the rest of your […]

Tomatoes Have a ‘Secret’ Ingredient That Your Skin Loves

Looking for really healthy, beautiful skin? You might want to eat more marinara sauce.
It sounds like a joke, but it turns out the classic combo of olive oil and tomatoes is filled with goodies that may give your skin an antioxidant boost to calm inflammation, reduce sun damage, and fight back against fine lines.
Sadly, this doesn’t […]

Stress Eased by Chiropractic Care

Stress is still a major issue in the United States and has a detrimental impact on overall health. Sources of stress vary from person to person, but the most commonly reported causes of stress are money, work, the economy, family responsibilities, relationships and health concerns.
Chiropractic care can help combat the symptoms of stress.
Stress and Overall […]

Dehydration and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Temperatures are heating up…summer is on it’s way…start drinking more water and staying on top of being hydrated.

When you suffer from dehydration symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, learning how to cleanse and re-hydrate your body will improve your physical energy as well as reduce brain fog, headaches, skin problems, joint and muscle pain, poor […]

Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits

Apple cider vinegar has some pretty incredible health benefits. Made from fermented apples, research on this potent liquid has revealed promising results, including combating insulin and glucose spikes in type 2 diabetics, not to mention aiding weight loss. It can also soothe a sore throat and may relieve other symptoms of the flu, like nasal congestion […]

Ways You Can Prevent Heart Disease


Regular Exercise
Being physically active is a huge part of heart health. Exercising 3-4 times a week, at an average of 40 minutes, will make all the difference. Physical activities that switch back and forth in intensity and interval, like HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) are great but even walking ten minutes more a day is a […]

Can Chiropractic Adjustments Lower High Blood Pressure?

One-third of the adult population, around 70 million Americans, have high blood pressure (hypertension). In addition, 1 in 3 Americans have pre-hypertension, which means higher than normal blood pressure numbers. Even more alarming: 1 in 5 adults with high blood pressure do not know they have it, because typically there are no associated symptoms.
Thankfully, chiropractic offers […]

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Selfie Wrist? Say what???

If you’re taking too many selfies for the sake of social media, you may want to cut back a little.  A San Francisco doctor has seen a rise in “selfie wrist.”  Indeed it is a thing.  It’s the name given to the numbness and tingling sensation people can experience in their fingers and wrists, which sometimes develops into a sharp pain.  Think […]