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Month: July 2014

8 Simple Steps for a Happier Healthier Lifestyle ?>

8 Simple Steps for a Happier Healthier Lifestyle

Being healthy is multifactorial. Healthy eating is important, however there are other factors that contribute to your health. At our Indianapolis chiropractic clinic, we recommend our patients not only eat healthy, but also make additional lifestyle modifications that will contribute to their overall well-being and happiness. Below are 8 simple steps you can take to help you lead a happier and healthier lifestyle: 1. Have a Routine. Develop a routine for your personal lifestyle. Going to bed and waking up at consistent times…

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Improve Your Sleep Quality, Improve Your Lifestyle

So many of us worry about our diets and exercise routines, but many of us forget about the importance of a healthy sleep regimen. Getting adequate sleep will not only improve your general health, it will also boost your immune system and your mood. Here are a few of my suggestions to help sleep better: Empty your mind by jotting down your thoughts in a notebook or diary Limit your TV, computer, phone, and other electronics use to at least…

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Fancy Some Antibiotic Seasoning with Your Steak?

Did you know that 80% of the antibiotics used in the United States are not given to sick people, but instead to healthy animals, which you end up consuming? Animals are given these antibiotics to promote growth, not because they are ill. Excessive consumption of antibiotics over time leads to the bacteria living in those animals to become resistant to that particular drug, also known as superbugs. Humans become at risk when consuming antibiotic fed livestock that are hosting these…

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Think Sitting Can’t Kill You? Think Again. ?>

Think Sitting Can’t Kill You? Think Again.

Our current society leads a very sedentary lifestyle. Most of us sit for eight or more hours a day at work, and if that isn’t enough, we sit to drive, eat, and as we’re unwinding for the day. Recent research on sitting and sedentary lifestyles suggests lack of activity throughout the day can be hazardous. Below you will find a few of the risks prolonged hours of sitting can have on your body and your health, and what you can do to…

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Trying to Get Healthy, but Not Sure Where to Start? ?>

Trying to Get Healthy, but Not Sure Where to Start?

Eating healthy in today’s fast paced world can be quite difficult. Many of us struggle to find time to do everything we need to do in a day, let alone the time to take care of our bodies. However, ignoring our health today can lead to major problems down the road. In our Indianapolis chiropractic clinic, we encourage our patients to follow a clean eating way of life. We emphasize ‘way of life’, because eating healthy is a lifestyle, not…

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What is TMJ? ?>

What is TMJ?

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, is the joint that connects your jaws to your skull. Temporomandibular joint disorder, otherwise known as TMJD, is a disorder of the joint that may create discomfort and pain not only in the joint itself, but the pain may also be sensed around the ear, in the neck area and in the head, often resulting in headaches. Many of our patients come into our affordable chiropractic clinic, unaware that their symptoms are caused by their TMJD….

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