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5 Lifestyle Mistakes that Keep Your Family from Wellness

Mistake #5 – Lacking a Positive Attitude Taking yourself to task for having a crummy attitude can be like trying to find the beginning of a circle or ring. But because you are an interconnected being that “bad” attitude could be originating with other common obstacles to wellness. However, while they may take more time…

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THE BENEFITS OF BONE BROTH

It’s early evening and the house has filled up with noise as your family is all coming home from a busy day. It’s cold outside and everyone has a bit of a chill. For years the go-to remedy has been a nice warm broth, but what if that same broth could have a ton of…

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Boosting Your Child’s Immune System

From Halloween until Christmas your child’s immune system is being bombarded with poor nutritional choices, increased sugar intake and decreased sleep. Remember it’s not just the Holiday Season, it’s also the cold and flu season. With just a few minor adjustments you can arm your children for the assault. The Diet Factor The type and…

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Flu Shot Awareness

Typically anticipated to start in the fall months and peak in January or February, the “flu season” is always accompanied by signs in pharmacies and doctors’ offices promoting the vaccine. Your local pharmacy’s automated answering service may start with a recording letting you know that they’re offering the flu shot today – no appointment necessary.…

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Camouflaged Sugar

When choosing to live the wellness lifestyle, everyone knows that one of the first changes to make is eliminating sugar from your diet. Obviously, this means no pastries,cookies, cake, candy, sugary soft drinks, etc. Everyone knows that these items are high in sugar and need to be avoided. This seems so easy. But what if…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

As winter approaches, the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer. For those living near the equator the change isn’t too dramatic but, as you go further north or south, the longer nights are accompanied by cloudy skies. Would it surprise you to know that those long nights and cloudy days can actually affect…

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The Power of Breathing

We take an average of 12 a minute, 720 per hour and over 17,000 per day. Yes, we take that many breaths and we take them for granted. Rarely do we consider just how important that involuntary process is, or that there are proper and improper breathing techniques that can make a big difference in our health.

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Backpack Dilemma: Function vs Fashion

Backpack Dilemma

Chiropractors, pediatricians and orthopedic surgeons alike agree that backpacks are a problem for your child’s spine. While alone they may not cause major problems, overloading and improper carrying of a backpack can lead to headaches, neck, shoulder, and lower back pain.

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Antibiotic Misuse

A recent study by researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital found that just 27% of respiratory tract infections are actually caused by bacteria. That means that more than 2/3 of all infections are viral, and antibiotics won’t help. The study also found that doctors prescribed antibiotics for children with those infections 57% of the time. This results in about 11 million potentially needless prescriptions of antibiotics being written every year for upper respiratory tract infections alone – and that’s just the beginning.

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5 Lifestyle Mistakes that Keep Your Family from Wellness

Managing Stress for Wellness | Family Care Chiropractic | Fishers IL

From a wholistic point of view, one that understands your mind/body/spirit are interconnected and regulated by an innate intelligence, you can pick any place to start changing your life for the better at any moment and that action will impact your whole being. Mistake #5 – Lacking a Positive AttitudeTaking yourself to task for having…

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