We want to thank all of our wonderful patients for another amazing and successful food drive! Even though the Food pantry is no longer able to do food pick ups, we were able to collect online and in the office a total of $1287.45 and about 30 lbs of food. This translates to about 3,862 meals!! WOW!
In the U.S. the diabetes rate has increased 900% since the early 1960's and for the first time in our history obese people have out numbered those who are underweight. Obesity and diabetes have sky rocketed worldwide, as sugar consumption has increased. A 2014 study revealed 10% of Americans consumed 25% of their daily calories from sugar and 71.4% of adults consumed at least 10% of their daily calories from sugar. Those who consumed 21% or more of their calories from sugar are twice as likely to die from heart disease compared to those who only consumed 7% or less of their calories from sugar. That risk tripled when the daily calorie intake was 25% or greater.
Colic is defined as comfortless crying in a young child or a baby and the child exhibits periodic fussiness that can last over hours or days. Colic is characterized by problems of loud piercing cry, tensed abdominal muscles, flexed legs, and clenched fingers. It generally starts around three weeks of age and lasts until around three months but sometimes lasts for as long as six months. Approximately 10-20% of babies are affected by colic.1
So who is responsible for our health? Is it ourselves or our doctors?
Everywhere we look ads bombard us with the latest exercise craze or the newest face cream promising to wipe away the years with a single use, all in the name of anti-aging. It’s enough to drive us crazy… Let’s stop the insanity and focus on what really works. Number One: WellnessHow well is your body working? Are you suffering from diabetes, high blood-pressure, frequent colds, flu, gastric reflux, etcetera? Do you take any prescriptions or over the counter drugs? If you answered “yes” to any of the following questions, guess what, your body is not working properly.
In passing the other day I had a conversation with a man who said “I love my chiropractor and I never felt better than when I was getting my adjustments.” But, his insurance changed and stopped covering chiropractic and therefore he said that he had to discontinue his treatments; stating that it’s a luxury (like the maid).
Insomnia is the most common complaint among Americans and affects 6 out of 10 people according to the National Sleep Foundation. Insomnia can last for one to several nights, or even longer periods of time lasting months and years. When insomnia lasts more than one month it is considered a chronic condition
Vericocele is an enlargement of varicose veins that are in the scrotum. This happens as a result of defective one-way valves that are meant to protect backflow in the veins, or compression of a vein in the surrounding structure can cause this.
“Sit Up Straight!” How many times did you hear that from your mom? Chances are hundreds. Why was mom so persistent?
What is it about love that makes us act the way we do?
The bones in your wrist form a tunnel where the median nerve runs through, along with tendons, ligament and blood vessels. The median nerve begins at the spinal cord and passes through openings in the lower neck, across the shoulder, down the arm, and passes through the wrist to the tips of the first three fingers.
Fibromyalgia means "pain in connective tissue and muscles". It is musculoskeletal condition and is a syndrome rather than a disease.
Sports injuries can take a person “out of the game” for either a short period of time or indefinitely depending on the injury. Proper training and preventative maintenance will help a person achieve and sustain a healthy active body. Whether you are a professional athlete, a “weekend warrior” or one that just wants to remain fit, chiropractic can help you maintain a healthy alignment and increase performance.
An internet search for Chiropractic Chicago is likely the best place to start when looking for a chiropractor. It can be rather difficult to find someone that will treat you with the respect and professionalism that you deserve to be treated with. The internet will help direct you to several offices in your area that you can begin to research and narrow down the list. When looking for a qualified center that does chiropractic Chicago care, you have got to be ready to take your time and find the office that will be able to treat your needs.
Headaches are a reality that affect 9 out of 10 Americans, and a comprehensive U.S. Study reported that 10 million Americans suffer from moderate to severe disability from various forms of headaches. There are many contributing factors of headaches, but headaches are in no way normal.
The Sciatic Nerves are the largest and longest nerves in the body. The Sciatic nerve is located in the back of the leg, it runs through each side of the lower spine through the sacrum and between the glut (butt muscles) and down to the feet; connecting the spinal cord with the leg and foot muscles.