Vertigo Victims Looking for Natural, Effective Relief

Vertigo is the sensation that you or the things around you are spinning, but there is actually no movement at all. The most common type of vertigo is called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo or BBPV. The name is a bit long and intimidating, but breaking it down makes it so much easier to understand: Benign: Not life-threatening Paroxysmal: Occurs suddenly and briefly Positional: Triggered by movement or head position Vertigo: A false sense of rotational [...]

Migraines: Understanding Them Better and Finding Relief

Migraines are known for being extremely difficult to deal with. The most common symptoms are: Light and sound sensitivity Throbbing or pounding head pain, usually one sided Nausea and vomiting These symptoms are so severe for some that they are forced to lay down in a dark room until the pain subsides. It is interesting to note, however, that you do not always have to have a headache to have a migraine. This is due [...]

Scoliosis: How Chiropractic Helps a Twisted Spine

When you have scoliosis, your spine’s straight position begins to bend sideways. It can take the form of a single curve (C-shaped) or as a double curve (S-shaped). The most commonly affected area is the mid spine. Double curves usually involve both these areas. This condition most commonly occurs in the young, between 10 and 15 years old. Females are much more likely to have scoliosis than males. Your chiropractor is concerned about the appearance [...]

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The 4 Most Common Running Injuries

During the upcoming summer months, running is an activity that picks up in popularity. It’s a great way to boost cardiovascular health. However, it can also place a lot of stress on the musculoskeletal structure of your body. Your chiropractor often sees improper footwear and over-training as common causes for running injuries, along with misalignments in the hips and pelvis. If you think you’ve incurred one of the injuries described below, consult your chiropractor. You [...]

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Taco Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe

Try these Healthy Low-Carb Stuffed Taco Zucchini Boats! This delicious dish tastes like a savory and spicy taco, but the zucchini boat replaces the tortilla. Low-carb, protein-filled, gluten-free and kid-friendly. You can swap out the ground turkey for ground beef if you prefer, or black beans to make it vegetarian. Taco Stuffed Zucchini Boats Servings: 4  • Size: 2 halves  • Calories: 286 • Fat: 12 g • Carb: 18 g • Fiber: 5 g • Protein: [...]

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The Importance of Water for Your Health

As summer is upon us, we often spend more time under the sun and engaged in physical activities. It’s vital that you keep your body well hydrated. Why is water so important for our health? Just look at how many body systems are structured with water as a key component… Brain: 85% water Blood: 83% water Muscles: 75% water Bones: 35% water So you can see the health of your body would be dramatically affected [...]

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