How Your Chiropractor Can Help You Through Your Pregnancy How Your Chiropractor Can Help You Through Your Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a roller coaster of emotions, experiences, and changes.  Your hormones are constantly in flux, your body is working harder than ever before, and your shape is changing almost before your eyes.  With all this going on, is it any wonder that pregnancy can be a bit stressful at times.

Well ladies, help is on the way.  Did you know that your local chiropractor could help make your pregnancy and delivery easier?  Studies have shown that chiropractic adjustment during pregnancy has provided a number of significant results.

Spinal alignment:  Especially during the second and third trimesters, a growing baby can be a growing concern for proper back alignment and back pain.  Regular chiropractic alignment can help your body maintain a better posture and help alleviate much of the back pain associated with pregnancy. Read more

How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Pregnancy How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Pregnancy

When you are expecting a baby, it is one of the happiest times of your life. Yet, it can also be one of the most uncomfortable times of your life.

During the first trimester – and for some women, beyond the first trimester – you must deal with nausea and other ill feelings as your hormone levels change and your body adjusts to being pregnant. As you progress through the pregnancy and the baby grows, the uterus expands and begins pushing against other parts of your body. It is not uncommon for pregnant women to experience back pain as the pregnancy continues.

Back pain can stem from a variety of reasons, including the way that you balance your growing body – as your belly grows, you may find yourself leaning back more to compensate for the added weight in the front. This can cause strain on your back. Finding relief for this back pain can be difficult – after all, you are pregnant and there are not many medications safe for an unborn child. Read more

Medicine Free Pain Relief Medicine Free Pain ReliefNo matter how young or old you are – at some point, you have found yourself in pain.

The pain may have been something simple, such as a minor headache. The pain may have been more significant, such as chronic back pain.

Whatever the pain is, the first thing you probably did is try to treat it on your own with over-the-counter medications. When the medications didn’t work, you saught help from your doctor. Your doctor may have offered you prescription medications for the pain or even suggested certain types of surgery.

The only problem with these options is that they are not natural. They focus in on the symptom, not the root cause of the problem. Read more

Natural Ways To Avoid The Flu Natural Ways To Avoid The Flu

Its hard to avoid the “flu talk”. Its everywhere. Whether you head into your local grocery store or visit your regular doctor, they all tout a flu shot as the best way to stay healthy during the cold winter months.

But is it really the best thing to do?

Maybe its time to consider these natural ways to boost your immune system – and improve your chances of getting colds and flu – instead.

Hand Washing

One of the most effective and easiest ways to avoid getting sick is simply by washing your hands on a regular basis. Studies have shown that up to 80 percent of infections are passed through the coughing, sneezing, touching process. Wash your hands before you eat, drink or touch your face. And thoroughly disinfect things like your bathroom, phone, desk and door handles on a regular basis.

Sleep

The more we allow our bodies to become run down, the more they become at risk of infection. Natural immunities remain strong when we give our bodies what they need. And a great night sleep is the first step towards remaining healthy. Turn off the TV, put aside those extra activities, and concentrate on getting your daily dosage of sleep. Your body will thank you. Read more