Reduce Inflammation for Optimal Health
It’s implicated in a range of health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. You may not even know you’re living with it.
What is it? It’s inflammation, and in its chronic form, it can wreak havoc on the body.
What Is Inflammation?
Inflammation has been defined as “A localized reaction that produces redness, warmth, swelling, and pain as a result of infection, irritation, or injury. Inflammation can be external or internal.”
According to nutritionist and dermatologist Nicholas Perricone, MD, temporary inflammation is our body’s way of fending off sudden injury or infection. When inflammation becomes a chronic issue, however, “the immune system mistakenly attacks normal cells, and the process that ordinarily heals becomes destructive.”
Foods That Cause and Reduce Inflammation
Do you have inflammation-causing foods lurking in your pantry or fridge? Culprits include white sugar and flour, dairy, alcohol and foods fried in trans-fats. Along with reducing or removing these damaging foods from your diet, consider adding inflammation-fighting foods to help stave off illness.
- Fatty fish
- Nuts including walnuts, cashews and almonds
- Orange and yellow fruits
- Dark leafy greens
- Avocados in small amounts
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Ginger, saffron, garlic and turmeric
Natural Chiropractic Care for Better Health
In addition to making smart dietary decisions to reduce inflammation, we encourage you to visit us for regular chiropractic care. Keeping your spine aligned and your nervous system in check may help reduce dangerous, disease-causing inflammation.
Is There Static in Your System?
It sometimes happens when we sit down to watch a movie at home. It’s that noisy burst of static that impairs our ability to enjoy a clear picture, uninterrupted by interference. Sometimes we experience similar static or interference in our bodies.
Clear Interference from Your Body
As a sophisticated and intricate system that regulates and coordinates the activities of our body, the nervous system helps our body to stay healthy. When we have interference, or subluxation, that’s like having static in our body. That interference can prevent our bodies from working as they should.
With a TV, we aim to clear the static to get a crisp picture and enhance our viewing enjoyment. If we rid our bodies of interference, we may enjoy better health and an enhanced overall quality of life.
So how do we do that?
With chiropractic, of course! We’re trained to safely and noninvasively reduce any subluxation or interference so your body can function at its peak, and your immune system can fight illness and disease.
According to the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA), there is a growing body of scientific research to support the notion that spinal adjustments help boost the overall health of a person.
Stop in today and let us help you reduce the static in your system to enjoy clearer, more vibrant health.
Vertigo refers to a marked loss of balance and instability; usually, it occurs when you are staring down from a considerable height. The causes can be varied, and are commonly associated with the vestibular nerve in the inner part of your ear. The dizzy spells caused by vertigo can become unmanageable in more serious cases, necessitating a visit to a healthcare professional.
Chiropractor for Vertigo?
Chiropractor is quite viable for cases of vertigo related to the upper cervical region, as well as the fore-mentioned vestibular nerves. For the latter, disease can render this nerve either inoperable, or severely compromised. The brain sends signals to the vestibular nerve to help you balance yourself in many different environments. You can sustain damage to it through accidents such as falls, whiplash and other injuries.
Although the nerve governs your balance and posture, damage to it can also lead to cluster headaches and persistent migraines. Conventional medication addresses only the symptoms of vertigo; sometimes to deleterious effect. People who require tranquilizers to block the negative effects of vertigo sometimes develop addictions; all for drugs that merely mask the severity of your condition.
Your chiropractor, on the other hand, targets the root cause and attempts to restore your spinal column to the appropriate position. This then allows your central nervous system to stop diverting resources to the previous imbalance, creating an environment that is favorable to healing naturally. The nerves of the body are connected, so by relieving the pressure on the ones closest to your spine, the rest of your body will feel the positive effects of the restoration.