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Chiropractic Lowers Blood Pressure

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (2)

Chiropractic Lowers Blood Pressure

 

Study Finds Special 'Atlas Adjustment' Lowers Blood Pressure

 

By Daniel J. DeNoon

WebMD Medical News

Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD

 

March 16, 2007 -- A special chiropractic adjustment can significantly lower high blood pressure, a placebo-controlled study suggests.

 

"This procedure has the effect of not one, but two blood-pressure medications given in combination," study le...

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Benefits of Eating Fruit

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

EATING FRUIT .......

 

It's a bit long but very informative

 

 

We all think eating fruits means just buying fruits, cutting it and just popping it into our mouths. It's not as easy as you think. It's important to know how and when to eat.

 

 

What is the correct way of eating fruits?

 

 

IT MEANS NOT EATING FRUITS AFTER YOUR MEALS! * FRUITS SHOULD BE EATEN ON AN EMPTY STOMACH.

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Epsom Salt Bath Directions

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Epsom Salt Bath Directions:

 

Epsom Salt comes in 4-pound containers or packages.

 

Place 2 pounds (yes, pounds) of Epsom Salt in a comfortable hot bath.

 

2 pounds is necessary to start changing the skin’s chemistry. The temperature of a healing bath should only be about 2 degrees warmer than the temperature of your body. Test the bath water from the tub, not from the faucet, as the Epsom Salt changes the boiling point of water and ...

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Intersegmental Traction (a.k.a. Spinalator)

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Intersegmental Traction (a.k.a. Spinalator)

 

Intersegmental Traction is a specialized procedure designed to give passive exercise to the 110 articulations or joints associated with your spine. Your normal daily activities provide "active exercise", however, "passive exercise" must be produced by an outside source. If properly done, passive exercise provides your spine with natural nutrients, circulation, and mobility that can be accomplished in no other way. Spinal injuries ...

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Nerve Root Levels & The Body Part Affected

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

There are 31 pairs of nerve roots which stem out from your spinal cord to the different organs and tissues of the body. The area of the spinal column from which they exit is called the intervertebral foramina. When the segments of the spine are out of alignment or “subluxated”, the spacing of the intervertebral foramina is decreased and thus places pressure on the nerve roots. When this happens, the specific nerve root(s) being affected will cause specific organs and tissues of...

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Posture Towel Stretch

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Posture Towel Stretch

For the posture towel stretch:

1. Take 3 towels - a regular bath towel should suffice and old ones are preferable, as you can use duct tape to keep the towels in rolled up.

2. Roll each towel to be between 4 and 6 inches in diameter (as you will be using the towels on a regular basis, use old towels and use duct tape to hold their shape). The length of the rolled towel which will be used vertically up your bac...

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Research Supports Chiropractic

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Research Supports Chiropractic

 

Although empirical evidence suggests that chiropractics a safe and effective means of natural healing, a growing body of scientific data supports chiropractic’s effectiveness. The studies listed below are a TINY FRACTION of the studies published on the efficacy of chiropractic.

 

The RAND Study

 

The RAND Corporation, one of the most prestigious centers for research in public policy and health, release...

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Supplement Companies I Recommend

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

This list is always a work in progress.

 

Heel-BHI

Products I always recommend: Traumeel (tablets and cream), Spasm-Pain, Sinus, Zeel

These can usually be found at Whole Foods, Vitamin Cottage, Wild Oats, but the web site has a store finder.

www.heelusa.com

 

 

Kool Fit America, Inc.

Products I always recommend: Sports Spray & Regular Spray

P.O. Box 22786

San Diego, CA 9...

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What Causes a Dysfunctional Cranial-Sacral (CS) System?

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

What Causes a Dysfunctional Cranial-Sacral (CS) System?

 

Dysfunction may occur with head, neck, back, or more global somatic trauma, leaving scar tissue and/or traumatic tissue memory. Emotional shock and trauma may also contribute to, or be contained within, these events. This may restrict the CS system's ability to respond freely to its inherent rhythm. Damage can also be caused by a traumatic head injuries (concussions), traumatic birth, extensive dental work, a bite imba...

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What is Cranial Work?

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

What is Cranial Work?

 

There is a measureable rhythmic pulsation (approximately 6-12 cycles/minute) within, and throughout, the central nervous system contained by the spine, sacrum, and skull, which is accompanied by other longer and slower wave patterns. When the mobility of the cranial-sacral (CS) system is restricted, altered, or disrupted because of injury, symptoms may appear. These can include jaw, tooth, facial, back, and neck pain; visual disturbances, hearing loss,...

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