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Whiplash Effects and Alternative Chiropractic Treatment 

Whiplash is a common neck injury that happens during rear-end car collisions or high-impact activities and sports. This traumatic injury occurs when the head forcefully moves in a sharp backward motion and then forward, causing moderate to severe neck and shoulder pain. According to Spine Health, the medical term for whiplash is cervical acceleration-deceleration (CAD) […]

Forest Bathing

As we celebrate Earth Day this year, it’s important to get that daily dose of Vitamin D and experience the benefits of forest bathing. If you notice a lot of pain from walking in shoes all day, take a break and let your feet breathe. For example, walking barefoot in nature helps us feel more […]

3 Healthy Herbs to Grow at Home 

Growing healthy herbs at home can be both nutritious and affordable. Instead of making frequent trips to the grocery store, you’ll have the convenience of growing your own herbs and vegetables in your garden. Want to eat healthier and stay on a budget? Growing herbs can be a fun activity for the whole family. There’s […]

Proper Sleeping Positions

Getting an adequate amount of sleep can be challenging. If your sleeping positions cause strain on your back and neck—it’s time to adapt and find the correct posture that works best for your health needs. Fortunately, you can eliminate bad sleeping positions with practice and bedding that provides better support. With Daylight Savings time right […]

Brief Anatomy Lesson on the Vagus Nerve

Did you know there’s a cranial nerve that carries vital sensory information throughout the rest of the body? It’s called the Vagus Nerve. It controls many autonomic functions and reflex actions such as coughing, sneezing, and swallowing. Also known as the “gateway nerve,” it sets the stage for the rest of the healthy functions in […]

How to Manage your Toxic Load

American Heart Month reminds us to keep our internal bodies clean and identify external toxic loads that may affect internal health. Your environment can directly impact and affect the amount of toxic load in your body. External factors could cause elevated hypertension, stress, high blood pressure, or other internal and heart health problems. For instance, […]

Core Exercises: 3 Easy ones to do at Home

How and Why to Strengthen Your Core You may think of strengthening your core or core exercises as a way to get washboard abs or a 6-pack. But your core muscles serve very important everyday functions for your body.  What is your core? Your core is “layers of deep muscles that help support your pelvis, […]

The Benefits of Journaling

The Benefits of Journaling Life can be hard to navigate sometimes. With social media we are more bombarded more than ever with information and ways to publicly share what we think or feel. There are numerous benefits of journaling. Journaling can help you to slow down and process your thoughts and feelings while improving your […]

Salutogenesis: How to Create Health

Salutogenesis: How to Create Health We all want to be healthy and health is on our minds now more than ever. How do we achieve that? Our traditional health system focuses on a pathogenic approach: How to prevent or treat disease or illness. But the opposite, more ideal approach is salutogenesis. Salutogenesis versus Pathogenesis Salutogenesis […]

Health Benefits of Houseplants

Health Benefits of Houseplants There are multiple health benefits of houseplants. The Snake plant and Pothos plant are houseplants help clean the air. These plants absorb large amounts of carbon monoxide. Indoor plants help filter out toxins in the air from home products. Toxins such as paints, cleaning solutions, and adhesives commonly used in construction […]