The Posture of Stress

January 27, 2012

Stress Posture So in the last post I asked the question “What would happen if every time we someone touched us on the shoulder we thought we where under attack?” The answer is that you would not be fun to be around and we would call you “stressed out”! The reason becomes clearer as we […]

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Frog Soup Anyone?

January 26, 2012

A frog placed in boiling water will jump out right away. But, placed in room temperature water, it will stay in the water while it is heated to the point that it causes death. We accommodate stresses in our lives until we can’t. Sudden events get our attention right away! A hard hit, an heated argument, food poisoning, […]

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5% Dead

January 25, 2012

Health and Function Isn’t death just an extreme case of failure of the body to function? So, if there is a decrease in function, isn’t that a step towards death? Health defined by the World Health Association, is “the optimum expression of mental, social, and physical well-being”. People sometimes confuse the way they feel with […]

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Health From the Inside Out

January 24, 2012
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Maintaining our health is a process, an ongoing struggle to adapt to the outside stresses that we are exposed to. In this struggle, there are two main factors: Outside stresses – this includes the quality of air we breathe and the food and water we take in, the “germs” we are exposed to, the type […]

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Chiropractic and Concussions

January 22, 2012

Concussions To shake violently – think about your brain as an egg yolk inside an egg-shell. Our brain has billions of neurons that are essential in integrating all functions of the body. When neurons are injured it causes chemicals to leak out that should not and chemicals to leak into the neurons that should not. […]

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Posture – The Picture of Health

January 21, 2012

  We all brush and floss our teeth daily to maintain the our teeth, so why not do something every day to take care of your spine? Look at the picture, there are three postures shown here. Your Kennesaw chiropractor evaluates your posture to determine the health of your spine. You are able to observe […]

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Back Surgery – The Facts

January 20, 2012

– 5.2 million Americans are disabled due to low back pain. – In 2007, there were over 1,175,000 back surgeries performed. – Results of studies consistently show that surgeries have increased risk of complication, without improving disability or reoperation rates. – One study showed that among 600 people who had a single back surgery, 71% […]

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Death by Medicine

January 19, 2012

Iatrogenesis: the inadvertent and preventable induction of disease or complications by the medical treatment or procedures of a physician or surgeon. The institute of medicine states this results in 100,000 deaths every year. In “Death by Medicine”, Gary Null states that the actual number is likely well above 750,000! That’s equivalent to 6 jumbo jets […]

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Stop Brushing Your Teeth

January 19, 2012

Imagine: bad breath, yellow teeth, bleeding gums, tooth decay and then the pain. Your dentist will definitely recommend brushing your teeth as a something everyone should do at least twice a day and after every meal. If your goal in life is not to have pain or tooth decay you will agree that this is a preventive measure. […]

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Do Germs Make Us Sick

January 18, 2012
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Did you know that we live with germs all the time? Most germs are harmless and some of these germs are actually helpful to us. When asked about germs, many people think of the bad that they do and don’t consider the good. For some people, the fact that germs can actually help us goes […]

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