The number of those benefiting from chiropractic care continues to rise as more and more people discover the importance of good spinal health and preventative care. If you’re a patient of chiropractic, you probably know a lot about what the therapy can do for you—but what about the profession itself? Here are some chiropractic fun facts […]
On Sept. 18, 1895 the first chiropractic adjustment was given. That date marks the official founding of this important healthcare profession. Now, 118 years later, millions of Americans have seen a chiropractor and people across the globe continue to benefit from this powerful, preventative and drug-free approach to healthcare.
While 1895 may mark the official beginning of […]
Since so many of the world’s adult population have experienced a headache at one point in their lives, we tend to think it’s no big deal. We through back a painkiller, take a nap, drink more water, massage our temples and keep moving. But here’s the thing—you don’t have to live like that.
The headache Myth Debunked
The term “cryotherapy” refers to any cold therapy, so simply icing your knee with a bag of frozen peas counts. But whole-body cryotherapy (WBC), the current wellness trend of choice, involves stripping down to your skivvies and spending three minutes in a chamber that’s chilled to -270 degrees Fahrenheit. Fans of the treatment include athletes, actors, […]
It’s not your imagination—some people really do get more tired during the summer months. Yawning in agreement? Keep reading for possible culprits.
Blasting the AC
If your office blasts the air conditioning all summer, bring a cozy sweater to wear at your desk. Known as air-con fatigue, your body works hard to produce heat when you’re cold, consuming […]
Stress is a part of life whether from jobs, family events, health issues, or balancing busy schedules. But while we all experience stress, women and men handle stress differently due to hormonal responses of the body. Both men and women release equal amounts of the hormones cortisol and epinephrine when encountering stress. These hormones cause the […]
With Halloween falling on a Monday this year, chances are you are feeling a little sleep-deprived. Here is some good news at least for those that live in North America. This weekend marks the end of Daylight Saving Time (DST), which means that on Sunday, November 6, you can enjoy an extra hour of sleep (or […]
Turns out we could all use a little more shut-eye: Four in 10 Americans don’t get the recommended seven hours of sleep per night. As a result, we’re pretty familiar with the signs that our bodies need more rest: endless yawns, heavy eyes, and sleeping in on the weekends.
But when you go from a few restless […]
Come fall, while others are thinking about pumpkins, football, and raking leaves, you’re thinking about your ragweed misery. Get help to control your fall allergies.
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Seasonal allergies, including fall allergies, affect more than 35 million Americans and cost the U.S. economy more than $7 billion in lost productivity.
Fall Allergies: Understanding Allergens
“Inhalant allergens are substances that […]