Dissecting Digestive Disorders Digestive problems are among the most common health issues in North America, but this shouldn’t come as any surprise when you consider how complicated the digestive system really is. The digestive system consists of the digestive tract and several organs throughout the body, including the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine..
When given the choice to eat a fresh piece of fruit or a large green salad, most of us would choose the fruit. But while apples and oranges are important to our diets, we also need to make sure we’re eating enough greens. Your mom was on to something when she told you to eat..
Get Control of Hypertension We’re now over one full month into the new year. How are you doing with reaching your health goals? Hopefully you are happy with the progress you’re making, and the enthusiasm and energy you’ve gained from being a healthier you will help carry you through yet another month. But what if..
Preventing Heart Disease February is the month dedicated to love. You may show your significant other that you care, but have you shown your heart the same devotion lately? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and between 25 and 40 percent of all deaths in the U.S. each year..
Easy Exercises Women Can Do at Home On January 21, we celebrate Women’s Healthy Weight Day. I say celebrate because we should be happy with the way we look and feel. And if for some reason you don’t, there’s no time like the present to become a healthier, fitter person. I know that getting to..
Anxiety: What It Is and How To Manage It Experiencing anxiety—feelings of fear when we’re facing threatening or difficult situations—is a normal reaction to stress. In fact, anxiety can be a good thing by helping us to avoid dangerous situations, putting our bodies on high alert when necessary and motivating us to deal with problematic..
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..
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..
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..
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..