Am I Overweight?

Am I Overweight? & Will This Hurt Me? Am I Overweight and Will This Hurt Me? Your body has 30 to 40 billion fat cells. Each is like a collapsible thin-walled tank. If you eat calories that you don’t need for immediate energy, most of the extras go to into these cells and are stored as fat. You have an almost unlimited capacity to store fat, and that can have a profound effect on your body and your health. That’s particularly true if the fat is stored around your abdomen. Shortness of breath may be the first sign of strain placed on your body by excess fat. That’s because as fat accumulates, it can crowd the space occupied by your organs. Fat accumulation in your abdomen may eventually

St. John’s Wort

St. John’s Wort (botanical name, Hypericum perforatum) History and Use St. John's Wort was named by early Christians in honor of John the Baptist becasue of its unique red oil it releases. The leaves and flowers of St. John’s Wort contain special glands that release a red oil when pinched and they believed it released its blood-red oil on August 29, the anniversary of the Saint’s beheading. The word Wort is old English for plant. For over 2000 years the healing herb has been used to safely treat a variety of ailments because of its’ immune-modulating chemicals - flavonoids and the antiviral and anti-depressive properties of hypericin. Some studies show antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-i

Dealing With Long Term Chronic Pain Syndromes

What is Chronic Pain? Chronic pain is any pain that lasts for more than three months. The pain can become progressively worse and reoccur intermittently, outlasting the usual healing process. After injured tissue heals, pain is expected to stop once the underlying cause is treated, according to conventional ideas of pain. Many individuals are faced with months or even years of chronic pain. These types of unrelenting pains might be, and often are, produced by multiple causes. Ultimately they can create an inability to enjoy and experience life, as it should be. The treatment of chronic pain syndromes is something all Doctors of Chiropractic can and should be able to deal with quite effect

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