February 14, 2013

Proactive Steps to Manage Your Stress

Controlling your stress level is a necessity in today’s fast-paced society. For many people, the challenges life brings rest heavily on their shoulders and they don’t know where to begin to alleviate their tension. Worry – we all do it to some extent. Worrying is a
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Hypoglycemia – Low Blood Sugar

A couple months ago, my newsletter’s main article was about sugar and what too much of it could do to your body and your health. This month, I’m choosing to address sugar again from a different point of view—the effect of too little sugar in the body. Hypoglycemia is a condition
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Remodeling Your Brain

Remember that old saying “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?” Now, research is discovering that “new tricks” are exactly what “old dogs” need to keep a youthful and healthy brain! The brain is not an organ that is separate from the rest of the body, and as a holistic
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Should You Choose “Gluten-Free”?

We’ve been hearing about gluten more and more these days. Your grocery store may even have a “gluten-free” section of food items. Often clients in my holistic chiropractic practice wonder if gluten could be the cause of their symptoms. This month, I’d like to bring you up-to-date
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The Myth of Cholesterol

It seems common knowledge in this day and age that a high cholesterol count is bad for your health. Cholesterol is blamed for heart attacks and arterial disease. As a holistic chiropractor, I see patients who are stressed because they have been told they have high cholesterol.
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Your Gut Response

At one time or another, most of us have felt our stomach talking to us. Perhaps we overate, or ate something that didn’t agree with us. Maybe we are stressed by our thoughts or our circumstances, or can’t “stomach” what is going on in our lives and it is affecting our health. The
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Your Thyroid Gland — The Butterfly in Your Throat

  The thyroid gland is part of the body’s endocrine system. This means it is a gland that produces secretions called hormones, which are delivered to the body through the blood. The thyroid gland is located in the neck, just under what we call the Adam’s apple. It is in the
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