January 30, 2013

Chronic Pain and Blocked Healing

As a holistic chiropractor, I have worked with people to improve their health and well-being for over 25 years. I witness the power of the body to renew and heal itself on a daily basis.  Some clients come to me as their last resort in a quest to rid themselves of chronic pain.
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Health, Wellness and the Adrenal Gland

Adrenal fatigue is a condition several people suffer from and for many is a condition under-diagnosed. This article will give an overview of what the adrenal glands do, and what can happen when they are overworked and become fatigued.   The adrenal glands are endocrine
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Your Diet & Your Health

There is not a day that goes by that a new, better, different diet is promoted to the public. When that happens, people jump on the “new” bandwagon. People will follow the new diet in hopes of losing the weight that they put on in the last ten years by next month. Then they jump
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Stress, your health, and how you can cope!

The body can adapt to stress quite nicely, but there are times when the body goes into a “flight or fight” response when stress occurs. An example of this would be if you were to meet a bear in the woods, your physical body would go through a number of changes to prepare you to
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Is stress associated with health?

Is stress associated with health? No magical solutions exist for dealing with stress and improving health. There are several popular reports and studies on stress, health, and longevity. For example, in one such study of twenty-seven people in the mountains of Thailand, certain
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Chemical Stress and the Mind/Body Connection

Several posts ago I discussed a reflex in the body that becomes activated when we are under stress. By evaluating the range of motion in your neck as well as your hip joint, if there is unilateral restriction that might be an indication of your body being in the fight or flight
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Chemical Stress and the Mind/Body Connection, part 3

Today I want to discuss briefly another very common form of chemical stress. Many people  have difficulty in balancing their blood sugar. For people who are overweight especially struggle with this. However, in my clinical experience, many people are running around with blood
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Stress and Chemical Stress

Tonight my intention is to provide some self help advice for those of you who experience reactive hypoglycemia or carbohydrate sensitivity.  If you experience carbohydrate sensitivity, i.e. the strong desire to fall asleep shortly after eating a meal, it is best to limit sugar
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How to Reduce Stress in Your Life

Stress is a natural physiological mechanism that drives us to get things done. Without stress, we would float about life aimlessly without any goals in mind. It is stress that makes us get up for work each and every morning and meet our obligations. We know that we have bills to
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Stress and Lifestyle

Stress, what exactly is it, what causes it, why does it affect our lives usually adversely, and what can we do about it? Well, firstly, stress is a psychological and physiological response to events that upset our personal balance in some way, often resulting in physical or
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