Drink Water!

Water, The Essential Component of Life: Everyone knows that water is an essential component of life and has many healthy benefits, yet the majority of Americans still don’t drink enough water on a daily basis. Although the Mayo Clinic suggests drinking anywhere between 72 to 104 ounces of water daily (or more if you exercise), the average American only drinks 32 ounces of water each day. Benefits of Drinking Water Drinking water has been shown to boost energy levels, improve concentration and support weight loss. If you’re trying to live a healthy lifestyle and drink more water, here are four fun water facts that will have you reaching for another glass: Did you know drinking water can make

Headaches

Doctors of Chiropractic have always had good success in treating headaches, especially tension headaches.  Our facility in Cedar City has su

Kava Kava

Kava Kava (Piper methysticum) What is Kava Kava? This South Pacific plant has been enjoyed by native people for almost 3000 years. The Natives make it into a relaxing beverage in social gatherings, for cultural and religious ceremonies to achieve a higher level of consciousness. Clinical studies have shown that the herb Kava Kava is a safe non-addictive anti-anxiety medicine, and as effective as prescription anxiety agents containing benzodiazepines such as Valium, Halcion, Serax, and Xanax. While benzodiazepines tend to promote lethargy and mental impairment, Kava Kava has been shown to improve concentration, memory and some studies suggest improvement of reaction time. Benzodiazepines ca

The Proper Use and Limitations of Back Support Belts

Back Support Belts and Their Role in Lower Back Injuries in the Work Place “Back injuries account for about 20% of work related injuries and illness in the USA, costing the economy an estimated $50 billion annually.” In an attempt to rely on back belts to prevent injury, many companies have required their employees to wear back support belts, thinking that this “protective device” would reduce the incidences of back injury. This false idea has been promoted by aggressive marketing over the last number of years. The companies, which market back support belts, suggest that they protect the back by adding additional support during lifting activities. Insurance companies have also been influenc

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