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How Efficiently Are You Functioning?

Energy Efficient Functioning

 

It takes energy to function day to day. We need energy to go to work or school, to exercise, to play, and to communicate with friends or family. When we are low on energy but still need to function, it can lead to short tempers, meltdowns, and tantrums. If we...

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How Seasonal Affective Disorder Affects the Vagus Nerve

Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and psoriasis are examples of autoimmune diseases or disorders. There are many other examples and they all affect your body differently, but they all have one thing in common. Your body is...

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Combatting Seasonal Affective Disorder and Supporting Your Mental Health Through Winter

If you read last week’s article, you know that seasonal affective disorder (SAD) may be due to a disruption in your circadian rhythm, leading to feeling sad and depressed during the dark days of the winter months. What can you do to combat the depressive symptoms associated with SAD? Here...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder- Supporting your Mental Health Through Winter

Do you find your mood darkening and your motivation to do anything dwindling as the days get shorter and darker? Do you find yourself more irritable, have increased difficulty concentrating, sleep more than normal, or have decreased activity levels? Maybe you become less social, you start to...

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Kick the Sick Series- All About Ear Infections

If your child has ever experienced ear pain, discharge from the ear, or hearing loss, you are not alone. Many young children suffer from an ear infection at some point. For some kids, it happens often.

It’s uncomfortable for your child and can be distressing as a parent to see your child in...

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Kick the Sick Series- Sugar and the Immune System. Happy Halloween!

It happens every year. School starts, the season's change, and your child gets sick. Perhaps it’s just a cough and runny nose. Maybe they are sneezing, possibly even have a fever. Whatever symptoms your child experiences, it’s uncomfortable. For everyone around them. They may be...

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Kick the Sick Series- Sleep

Catch Some zzzzzzzz’s

 

There is nothing cuter than watching your baby sleeping. It can be frustrating when they don’t sleep through the night or when they take hours to fall asleep, like my son lately.

 

Sleep, especially rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, is important for...

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Chiropractic and the Immune System

IMMUNE FUNCTION AND CHIROPRACTIC

 

     Especially at this time of year people are tuned into the fact that a strong immune system is crucial to living a long and healthy life.  We are constantly in an environment that forces us to think of how important our immune...

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Mastitis- When Nursing Becomes Painful

Nursing Isn’t Always Fun

Mastitis is commonly experienced by breastfeeding mothers and is a common reason for weaning earlier than planned. It is an inflammatory condition of the breast which may or may not be accompanied by infection.

Mastitis can cause breast pain, a lump or nodule,...

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Pubic Symphysis Pain

Many women, including myself, experience pubic symphysis dysfunction while pregnant. It can cause a shooting pain in the pubic area, and activities of daily living may be difficult. Going up and down stairs, changing position in bed, sexual intercourse, getting up from a chair, bending forward,...

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Energy Efficient Functioning

It takes energy to function day to day. We need the energy to go to work or school, exercise, play, and communicate with friends or family. When we are low on energy but still need to function, it can lead to short tempers, meltdowns, and tantrums. If we can use energy efficiently, then we will...

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Does Your Child Have a Noisy Brain?

Picture this, fireworks blasting, parade music pumping and looking around everyone is having a great time, except your kid, he or she is melting down and screaming with hands over their ears.
For most, the 4th of July in the United States of America is meant for celebrating freedom, fun and...

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