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How Mindfulness Can Boost Your Productivity

How Mindfulness Can Boost Your Productivity Mindfulness is the act of becoming more aware of your thoughts and feelings as you go about your life each day. Most of us are pretty used to living on auto-pilot. We react to the stimulus around us with little internal analysis or questioning if our actions are even…

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5 Surprising Reasons to Visit a Chiropractor

5 Reasons to Visit a Chiropractor If you are under the impression that visiting the Chiropractor is only helpful if you are experiencing back pain, think again. In fact, there are many health benefits of maintaining your spinal health, particularly when it comes to the upper spine. Upper cervical Chiropractors are doctors with expertise dealing…

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Low Impact Exercise Ideas for Seniors

Low Impact Exercises for Seniors in Glen Carbon As our bodies age, predictable changes in the musculoskeletal system happen as a normal part of the aging process. Starting at around 30 years old, these predictable changes tend to include: Decrease in bone density in both men and women (often accelerating in women after menopause) Cartilage,…

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Healthy Pregnancy: Do You Need a Chiropractor

Chiropractor for Pregnancy in Glen Carbon When most of us think about medical care during pregnancy, an obstetrician/gynecologist comes to mind. While these specialized doctors are often used during pregnancy and delivery, their area of expertise is often deeply rooted in traditional Western medicine with a focus on pharmaceuticals, technological interventions (such as cesarean sections),…

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Sleep Apnea and Chiropractic Treatment

Sleep Apnea Treatments in Glen Carbon What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep Apnea (SA) is a sleeping disorder that is characterized by repeated interruption of breathing during sleep. An estimated 22 million Americans have it, with as many as 80% of cases going undiagnosed. The condition can cause significant complications that can cause negative health outcomes such as high blood…

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10 Tips for Great Posture

10 Tips for Great Posture in Glen Carbon An often-overlooked aspect of physical health is good posture. Although great posture has the effect of making you look taller, thinner and happier, the real danger of poor posture includes a wide variety of negative health outcomes. Bad posture can lead to: Dampened circulation leading to a…