May 5, 2016

First let s get a basic understanding as to what the HPA axis is.  Here's a brief video:

 

 

Here is another video that discusses the different ways that chronic stress of this system can negatively affect us.

 

There are many other ways that a runaway stress response can affect you.  Too many to actually go into...

December 8, 2015

 

It’s been said that if you haven’t had back pain, just wait, because (statistically) some day you will! The following list is a list of “causes” that can be easily “fixed” to reduce your risk for a back pain episode.

 

1. MATTRESS: Which type of mattress is best? The “short answer”: there is no single mattress...

September 2, 2015

 

Did you know that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported 5,415 injuries caused by backpacks seen in emergency rooms in 2013 alone? This number is just absolutely alarming and should be taken very seriously. As parents, we send our children to school every year in order to prepare them for a b...

July 8, 2015

Statistics show that people often go to Chiropractors to receive treatment for back pain, neck pain, headaches, car accidents, repetitive motion injuries or strains, and sports injuries. However, there are many benefits to Chiropractic care that you may not even be aware of. Treatments provided by Chiropracto...

May 20, 2015

 

We would like to kick off the month by touching on a growing issue that is directly impacting our communities, Alcohol and Drug addiction. It all seems that alcohol abuse is growing rather quickly and starting at younger ages. Statistics show that on the less severe end of the alcohol use disorder spectrum,...

March 11, 2015

 

     The meat and bones of the article that I am sharing with you is about supplementing a cruciferous vegetable product, specifically one that contains a combination of brussel sprouts and kale. This research has found that doing so may positively effect a ratio of estrogen metabolites that is associated wi...

November 20, 2014

     I've noticed for some time that a diagnosis of disc herniation has been stamped on many people suffering from low back pain.  While this may indeed be the cause of some back pain cases it is important to understand the prevalence of disc herniation’s in a population.  I was curious over the past few week...

July 10, 2014

     Recently, as I was sitting in my barber's chair receiving my bi-monthly trim, he stopped to ask me a question.  With a tinge of disbelief in his voice, he asked me if it was possible if his chain smoking habit could be contributing to the back pain he had been experiencing.  He seemed genuinely aggravate...

June 26, 2014

    This weeks blog is about a common complaint or observation known as Poor Posture.  It sounds pretty self explanatory and pretty much is.  We live in the information age, every bit of information we would like to obtain is at our fingertips.  The internet has dramatically changed the way we seek informatio...

June 6, 2014

    Many people ask me why it is that I always recommend buying products from specific companies.  “What’s the difference between those companies and the vitamins I get at large chain stores or supermarkets?”  The answer is very simple, Quality.  The supplement industry contributes over $61 billion in sales e...

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