I had a great conversation a few days back with a client about alignment, creativity and toxic load. She was expressing the feeling of increased flow of creativity after her adjustment, which is an absolutely amazing result for her! This led to a discussion about toxic load and how what we do matters for our overall health. (She's posted a portion of her story on my Facebook page as well if you want to read it in her own words) Read More
Your well being is built one decision at a time. We all live in such a hectic, stressful and often environmentally toxic world that it becomes important what we put into our body, whether it be what we eat or what we breathe, what gets injected or ingested or what goes on our skin (which gets absorbed into us).
Have you ever wondered...
--what is neuroplasticity?
--how does my brain change and how does it affect me?
--what is cortisol and what does stress have to do with it?
Dr. Tony Ebel describes subluxation as being stuck in stress mode. I really like this idea of subluxation or misalignment - going into stress mode and not being able to get back to non-stress mode. This is a great illustration of what subluxation is. Read More
It would be similar to putting your car in neutral and then pressing the pedal to the medal. You'll use a lot of energy and not get very far.
Subluxation leads to increased cortisol levels which leads to adverse affects on the brain – specifically pre-frontal cortex, anterior cingulated and the hippocampous. This leads to dysregulated brain wave patterns that become ‘hard wired’ through neuroplasticity.
Does your child struggle with asthma? Read More
Breath is very important. It helps up relax, and is vital for life. It can be very stressful and scary when you or your child struggles to breathe.
Did you know that Chiropractic can help with Asthma?
Concentration is not only an issue for school aged children – it’s also very important for adults, athletes and even younger children.
Our world is full of distractions and you will be interrupted or will interrupt yourself frequently. According to the Washington Post, the average person get interrupted approximately once every 3 minutes and it can take over 20 minutes to get refocused after an interruption. This can cause of loss of up to 6 hours of productivity per day! Read More
As we approach Mother’s Day I’d like to take a moment to say ‘wow, moms are amazing!’ Are you a mom who would do anything for her kids? Do you sometimes put your health on the back burner for your kids? Read More
A big Thank You to all of you healthy moms! You are amazing and a true inspiration!
Happy Mother's Day!
What does it mean to be sensitive? While sensitivity can manifest in various ways being sensitive may mean that you or your child has sensory processing sensitivity. This means that your nervous system is more active than the nervous system of your not as sensitive peer. Read More
Your nervous system is responsible for every function and sensation within your body as well as responsible for how you perceive the world. This includes all of your senses like sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell.