H1N1 Prevention Tips Everywhere we turn these days, we’re met with more news about the H1N1 virus, also known as swine flu. The news media are quick to report the latest about the illness, and in October, President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency, saying that “the rates of illness continue to rise rapidly..
Holiday Stress or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? While enjoyable and festive, the holiday season has the ability to throw our lives into disarray. Irregular work and sleep schedules, overtime with extended family, financial stress and extensive travel can all take their toll on our general health. But what does it mean when the last ornament has..
Using Chiropractic Care to Treat Dizziness and Vertigo If we feel physically off balance or the world seems to move around us, we have a problem with dizziness. Dizziness causes some people to experience slight environmental movements while more extreme symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, hearing loss, visual problems, difficulty walking and ear pressure. Regardless..
Happiness is in Your Hands Is the glass half full or half empty? According to recent studies, we have the choice to decide which one we think it is, and that decision can help determine the quality of relationships, job performance and lives. Happiness is a belief system. We know we are happy when we..
Focus and Concentration When the telephone rings, the television plays at full volume, kids cry and someone knocks on the door, it can be next to impossible to give any one of these things our full attention. And it’s not just this scenario—we are frequently surrounded by stimuli that easily distract us from getting things..
Alive & Well How do we reach the individuals who so desperately need the service we provide? How can we propagate our vital message of health and wellness more effectively to the bay area and beyond? These questions constantly evolve our communication methods at The Specific Chiropractic Center. If you know anything about who we..
Thyroid Disorders There are established benefits to upper cervical specific procedures in impacting illnesses and conditions resistant to other forms of care. Qualified doctors have identified thyroid disorders as one that has experienced a positive response from upper cervical chiropractic care. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the front of the neck, next..
Generation Rx: The Lie of Adolescent Health Care There are certain long-established doctrines within Western medicine that have continued to evolve without intervention from the general public, who sometimes question the common diagnoses being eschewed by doctors at large. The extreme sensitivity concerning the prevalence and abuse of drugs like Ritalin, Vicodin, and Prozac among..
Millions of people suffer from debilitating symptoms caused by arthritis. Like many other chronic ailments in human beings, the first line of defense is to seek out pain medications or steroids to relieve symptoms, even though the side effects can be significant. There are more than one hundred different conditions considered as forms of arthritis..
Stretching is not just something we should be doing before or after exercise, although this is a crucial time to do so. Tendons, muscles, ligaments, and cartilage get stiff from inactivity, and stretching has many benefits that few people appreciate. Routine stretching helps preserve the musculoskeletal connections we depend on for comfort and mobility. Stretching..