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Lower Your Blood Pressure with New Wonderdrug: A Chiropractor

A recent study conducted by University of Chicago’s Hypertension Center found an interesting connection between chiropractic care and blood pressure. Lead researcher Marshall Dickholtz Sr., DC found fifty people with early-stage high blood pressure. They all received chiropractic attention but twenty-five received Atlas Vertibrae realignment and twenty-five did not. The procedures were all performed by Dickholtz himself, who…

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The Relationship between Chiropractic Care and Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s response to injury and infection and can initially be part of the healing process. It gives cushion to breaks and bruises and it overwhelms infection with the body’s own “police force” of white blood cells designed to keep all of your systems in balance. Unfortunately, not only is inflammation painful, but it can get out of hand and…

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HEALTHY MUFFINS RECIPE

Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups oat bran cereal ¼ cup chopped pistachios or nuts of choice (a bit more if you like) ¼ cup chopped dried apricots 1 tbsp baking powder ¼ cup brown sugar, honey, or molasses 1 ¼ cups soy milk 2 beaten omega 3 eggs 3 tbsp expeller pressed canola oil Directions: Preheat…

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AVOIDING HOLIDAY WEIGHT GAIN

Here is our best advice for enjoying the holidays without sabotaging your waistline and your health. Stay away from the appetite-stimulating “Great White Hazards”. This notorious group of easily digested carb foods including white flour products, white rice, white potatoes, and sugars/sweets make you hungrier. Holidays are already a dietary pitfall for most and these…

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CHIROPRACTIC CARE DURING PREGNANCY

Are you currently pregnant or thinking about having a baby soon? If you answered yes to either question, hopefully you are also seeing a chiropractor. A woman’s body goes through countless changes while pregnant, not only hormonally, but also posturally and bio-mechanically. Low back pain is almost imminent during pregnancy; chiropractic care offers a non-invasive,…

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CITRUS SALAD WITH GINGER YOGURT

YIELD:Makes 6 servings INGREDIENTS 1. • 1 pink grapefruit, peeled • 2 large tangerines or Minneola’s, peeled • 3 navel oranges • 1/2 cup dried cranberries • 2 tablespoons honey • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon • 1 16- or 17.6-ounce container Greek yogurt • 2/3 cup minced crystallized ginger 2. • 1/4 cup golden brown…

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PAIN-KILLER FOODS

Got knee pain? Drink some soy milk. Sore back? Eat salmon. The right foods can ease your aches: Recent research suggests that some pack as much pain-fighting power as common pain medications like ibuprofen. And with mounting evidence that some pain-relief medicines may actually be dangerous for some individuals, these foods may be the better…

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Importance of Spinal Care

The most important system in your body is your power source, i.e. your nervous system. Composed of your brain and spinal cord, your central nervous system is encased in your spine. In fact, it’s the only organ in your body completely enclosed in its own hard shell casing. Is this ironic? We don’t think so….

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Rear-end Collisions

Over the past half-century, hundreds of research studies have sought to detail the mechanisms involved in rear-end collisions. These studies have involved use of live objects (in low-speed rear-end impacts), cadeveric simulations, accelerometry, electromyography, and mathematical modeling. As a result of these studies, we have a better understanding of rear-impact dynamics, but controversy remains. The…

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