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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,…

Chiropractic for Pregnancy in Glen Carbon

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…

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Chiropractic Care for Childhood Ear Infections

Chiropractic Care for Childhood Ear Infections As we head into the fall and winter seasons, parents need to be on the lookout for one of the most common childhood illnesses: ear infections. Since they can often start immediately after a cold or bout of the flu, returning to school exposes your child to plenty of…

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Positive Thinking: Reprogram Your Brain For Improved Health

Positive Thinking in Glen Carbon The idea that our outlook on our life and the world around us can impact our health in a myriad of ways has been the subject of a great deal of research in the last few decades. Thanks to the work of researcher Barbara Fredrickson, among others, an entire field known…