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PUMPKIN POWER

Pumpkin has a ton of healthy benefits to add nutrition to your diet and boost the taste of pretty much anything you’re craving. Sweet or savory—it complements both and is pretty low in calories, making it an excellent diet food. As if you needed more excuse to dig into pumpkin-spiced goodies all year long, here are […]

Just Breathe and have Less Stress

Stressed? Who isn’t these days?!

It’s natural to feel overwhelmed sometimes. However, too much stress can be detrimental to your overall health. It can lead to mental health problems, increased risk of cardiovascular disease and even poor gut health—which in turn elevates levels of stress.

Hydration, eating healthy meals and receiving routinely chiropractic care all help […]

Types of cervical (neck) curves

The alignment of the spine is the core of chiropractic care. Knowing and understanding the overall health of your spine can be determined by examining the cervical curve. The cervical spine consists of the first seven vertebrae in your spine, starting from the base of your skull at the C1 (atlas) vertebra and ending at your […]

Clean Eating

What in the world does “clean eating” mean? No sauces or gravies? No pesticides or preservatives? The definitions and ideas about this healthy lifestyle can vary, but here’s what you may need to know:
What to Eat
Clean eaters are healthy eaters. Their food choices are simple and haven’t been overly processed or altered by humans, like:
• […]

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 […]