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Controlling Your Delicate pH Balance Through Diet

A sophisticated dance is happening inside the body when it comes to pH balance. A measure of how acidic or alkaline the blood is, pH stands for “potential of hydrogen.” The amount of acid in our blood can vary depending on different factors, such as food choices and the ability of organs to filter carbon dioxide out of the body. When pH balance is too far out of whack, the body experiences stress that can lead to health issues. It’s a complex process, but your diet is one of the ways you can influence your delicate pH balance.  Read More

On 4/23/2019

Are My Headaches Normal?

Are My Headaches Normal? Since almost half of the world’s adult population has experienced a headache at one point in their lives, we tend to think it isn’t a big deal. We pop a painkiller, take a nap, massage our temples and keep moving. But here’s the thing—you don’t have to live like that.  Read More

On 4/18/2019

Three Common Asthma Types Explained

Three Common Asthma Types Explained There are six different types of asthma, including occupational asthma, cough-variant asthma and health conditions that mimic asthma; but here we focus on three common types. Let's take a look!  Read More

On 4/04/2019

Blue Light and Your Health

Blue Light and Your Health You may have heard you should limit your exposure to light at night to avoid disrupting your sleep. But did you know that exposure to blue light and energy-efficient light bulbs can be particularly bad for your health? An article published in Harvard Health Publications points out some big concerns when it comes to soaking up too much of these blue wavelengths, especially toward the end of the day.  Read More

On 3/13/2019

Sleeping With TMJ

Sleeping With TMJ We've talked TMJ/TMDs (temporomandibular joint disorder) before—from causes to symptoms to chiropractic care—but something that not a lot of people address? leeping with TMJ. When someone has a TMD, the joint that connects their lower and upper jaw is dysfunctional, resulting in facial pain and other discomforts. At night, that tension in the muscles can make it hard to find a pain-free position, and the attempt to create one can be frustrating and upsetting. We want to help you get the most out of your sleep, and you deserve restful nights without pain. Here are some ways you can manage TMJ symptoms for a better night of sleep.  Read More

On 3/07/2019

7 Surprising Complications of Unchecked Diabetes

7 Complications of Unchecked Diabetes In 2017, diabetes was ranked by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention as the 7th leading cause of death in the United States, making up for around 80,000 deaths over the span of a year—and that’s not even counting those whose diabetes may have contributed to their death. Many people don’t even know they’re suffering with the condition, and the complications that can result from not knowing, or even mismanagement, can be dire. If caught and treated soon enough, many—if not most—of these complications can be prevented. Here are just a few:  Read More

On 2/19/2019

Improve Your Heart Health with Antioxidants

Improve Your Heart Health with Antioxidants Red is a powerful color. In fact, quite a few studies on its effect have yielded some interesting—and surprising—results. In 2005, British researchers found that teams and athletes clad in red win more often than their blue counterparts. Another study showed that those who ate from red dishes tended to eat less than other colors. Fascinating stuff, right? This crimson hue can also boost your health—specifically your heart health—thanks to antioxidants, lycopene and anthocyanins.  Read More

On 2/14/2019

How to Control High Blood Pressure

How to Control High Blood Pressure High blood pressure is lethal, especially since it has no symptoms. This silent killer can be the source of a stroke, heart failure, heart attack and kidney failure. Fortunately, healthy lifestyle habits can control the disease.  Read More

On 2/12/2019

Over-the-Counter Doesn't Mean Safe: NSAIDs Risk Heart Health

Over-the-Counter Doesn't Mean Safe: NSAIDs Risk Heart Health Pop open your medicine cabinet and count how many NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen sodium) you have on hand. (Common brands include Bayer, Excedrin, Advil, Motrin and Aleve.) Or walk down the pain reliever aisle at your local drug retail store and see hundreds lining the shelves. We're all pretty used to these seemingly benign over-the-counter products and many people use them quite liberally.  Read More

On 2/07/2019