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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 […]

Using your cellphone all wrong?

Just admit it, we are all on the phone or computer every day. Whether you’re uploading a picture to a social page, sending a text to a friend or typing away at a keyboard—you’re tapped into technology all the time. Prevent some long-term effects from these repetitive movements with our simple tips and tricks.
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Most Asked Chiropractic Questions Answered

Chiropractic is on the rise!
It’s true—the number of patients across the globe who’ve reaped the benefits of chiropractic care is now the highest it’s ever been. Amazing, right? And while that means more and more people are finding relief and embracing the importance of spinal health, it also means curiosity is at an all-time high. Let’s […]