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Medical Treatment Versus Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic is different. Always has been. Chiropractors and medical practitioners share a few things in common. Both receive many years of education and training. Both have practices. And both care deeply about their patients. But that’s pretty much where the similarity ends. Medicine and chiropractic have different operating philosophies. They …

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Your First Visit to a Chiropractor

In some ways, your first visit will be similar to seeing a medical practitioner. And in other ways it will be quite different. And while every chiropractor has a slightly different first-visit procedure, here’s what you can generally expect. A Warm Welcome Chiropractors practice in medical centers, freestanding clinics, converted …

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The Last Diet You’ll Ever Need

It’s that time of the year again when we make resolutions to lose some weight and embrace healthier habits. That usually involves some type of “diet.” Every year it seems there are more choices. Paleo. Ketogenic. Mediterranean. Weight Watchers. The list goes on. Which one is best? It’s a question …

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The Hygiene Hypothesis

It’s convenient to think of our bodies as machines that take in energy and are able to perform millions of different tasks. Consider the increasingly sophisticated computers and robots that now do what humans previously did. Seeing ourselves as mere machines overlooks at least one critical difference. You and I …

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Internal Inflammation

It might seem tasty, but fast, highly processed food is a known cause of inflammation. Inflammation is your immune system’s response to an infection, injury or irritation. It’s how our body’s white blood cells protect us from bacteria and viruses. An infected cut shows signs of inflammation with swelling, redness …

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Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Did you know? Olive oil is a big part of the Mediterranean diet. Interested in improving your nutrition and overall health? Great! Here are some popular choices. You’ve probably heard of most of them by now: South Beach Atkins Weight Watchers Jenny Craig Scarsdale Pritikin Keto Paleo And the list …

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