NSAIDs – Friend or Foe? Among the most common over-the-counter pain relievers are Non-Steroidal, Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). You probably recognize them by names such as aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Aleve or simply ibuprofen. These and similar drugs block the body’s production of prostaglandins, reducing inflammation and fever. These drugs have been linked with an increase in heart attacks. Additionally, studies conducted in Britain are concerning. They concluded the use of
Did you know that there are over 300 different causes of headaches that have been identified by scientists? Headaches can be caused by any number of things, including chocolate, exercise and dehydration. In places where there is a high barometric pressure, people who are sensitive can suffer intense #headaches just from the weather. Types of Headaches Luckily, for all the different causes, headaches can be classified into a few different types. The most common types of headac
We recommend massage therapy in combination with your chiropractic care. While chiropractic care focuses on the relationship between the spine and its impact on the nervous system, #massage therapy focuses on the muscles of the body. Both disciplines work together to help keep the body in proper #alignment, #balance and #function. RETRAINING YOUR SPINE Long-standing spinal problems are accompanied by ingrained muscle patterns. Muscle spasms and scar tissue are often involved.
A number of factors affect your immunity each day. This becomes especially important during the colder months when a lot of people tend to get sick. So here are some tips on how to stay healthy and happy, regardless of cold weather changes, more time spent indoors, and increased stress, by avoiding the sniffles and coughs. So let's discuss some things you can incorporate in your routine to increase your #immunity naturally and take full advantage of the colder time of the yea