Entries by sbc

Stress

We all have some level of stress in our lives. Stress, in small doses and for short periods of time, is completely fine and not harmful. It is when stress becomes long term that it becomes a problem. There are three types of stress that our body is subjected to – emotional, physical, and chemical.…

What is Welness

Everywhere you look these days in health care it seems that all types of providers are offering you “Wellness” services. There once was a time not long ago that only natural health care doctors (i.e.: chiropractors) offered this type of service. At that time chiropractors were called “quacks” for offering wellness approaches. Now you see…

H2 WHAT?!

Water, otherwise known as H2O … did you know that we are made up mostly of water? Research tells us that the heart and brain are about 73% water, the lungs are about 83% water, the skin is about 64% water, and the muscles and kidneys are about 79% water. Even the bones contain some…

What allows the body to heal?

What allows a body to heal? Do we have the ability to heal on our own or do we need outside intervention that will tell our bodies how to heal? These questions are larger in people’s minds now than they were even a decade ago. The results of surveys done all over the world people…

How To Live Longer!

You are born to express physical, mental and spiritual health; to radiate vitality, harmony, peace, joy, optimism, strength, love and healing at any age. But it rarely seems that way. Disharmony, illness, disease, depression, fatigue, and emotional problems touch so many lives. Too many of us walk this earth with our bodies, hearts and souls…

Health Care’s Missing Link

As a family chiropractor, there is nothing more rewarding than to see the positive changes in the children and adults that we care for. Problems like asthma, ear infections, constipation, menstrual pain, ADHD, and many others. But wait a minute!  Isn’t Chiropractic for neck and back pain?  How, on earth can a Chiropractor help such…

To Supplement Or Not To Supplement, That is The Question!

I believe that with the state of our food today, we ALL need to supplement to ensure that out bodies are getting the nutrients that they need to be able to function in the way that they are meant to.  The reality is that our soils are depleted of nutrients from modern farming practices, pesticide…

Have a Heart … ???

With this month containing Valentine’s Day which is all about love and the heart, I wanted to have a look at the importance of our heart, the part it plays in monitoring nervous system health, and some key nutrients that support our heart. Of course, we all have a heart. We need it to function…

Lifestyle Changes

Happy New Year!  With the new year upon us, this is the time that people tend to make New Year’s Resolutions.  The vast majority of people commit to health resolutions – they desire to lose X amount of weight or to start exercising.  While this is a great idea, most people do not follow through…

Stress and the Holidays

As I talked about in an earlier article this year, small amounts of stress are good for you.  At this time of year, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about the different types of stress as they relate to the holidays and how we can help to support our bodies through them. As…

Cleansing versus Fasting

Have you heard about nutritional cleansing, also known as intermittent fasting?  Have you wondered what the difference between nutritional cleansing or just cleansing for short and fasting is?  This article will explain the differences and the benefits of nutritional cleansing as well as why I believe that everyone needs to nutritionally cleanse! Nutritional cleansing is…

How does Gratitude Affect Your Health?

This month our focus is on Gratitude ☺ Our mind is very powerful, more powerful than we even realize. Our mental focus affects more than we realize, including our health. Understanding how physical stresses affect our bodies is usually easy. You fell or were hurt, or you have repetitive job. The effect of chemical and…

You’re Not Stressed Are You?

You’re Not Stressed Are You? Small amounts of stress are good for you.  Stress comes in good forms such as marriage, starting a new job, having a baby, moving, etc.  It also comes in bad forms such as losing a job, divorce, death of a loved one, etc.  When our stress becomes chronic and ongoing is…

Chemical Stress and Your Health

Chemical stress is a factor in your health that you may or not be aware of.  This stress comes in many forms.  Preservatives and chemicals in our foods and drinks, products at home like laundry soap, cleaning supplies, deodorant and hairspray. Chemicals in our body can affect many systems including our nervous system, the master…