Showing posts from May, 2012

The Perfect Pair -Chiropractic and Pregnancy-

Do you know someone that is pregnant or are you currently pregnant?

There are endless amounts of benefits for a mother being under chiropractic care throughout her pregnancy. Did you know that over 50% of pregnant women experience back pain during their pregnancy? Taking medications, even over-the-counter medications, are not recommended because they cross the placenta and enter the baby's blood stream. A study published in the Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine followed 25,000 British children and their mothers. The results from this study found that women who take antibiotics during pregnancy are more likely to have a child with an allergy-related condition such as asthma, eczema, or hay fever compared to women who do not take medication during pregnancy.

The safe, effective alternative for these aches, pains and/or colds during pregnancy is chiropractic care. The adjustments are modified to accommodate the mother's growing belly and studies have shown chi…

Organic vs. Non-organic

Many people wonder if buying organic foods is worth the investment. Conventionally grown foods, or non-organic, has become almost entirely a commercialized business operation where everything is grown in large crops, and to maximize the yield of the crop pesticides and herbicides are used to kill insects and weeds. Organic farmers use natural methods such as insect predators, crop rotation, mulches, and barriers to maximize the yield of their crops. Pesticides are designed to kill living organisms that inhabit crops and reduce the yield. Many studies have shown that pesticides damage the environment, are dangerous for workers and have many negative effects on laboratory animals.

Almost all commonly used pesticides are neurotoxins that affect the nervous system. Your nervous system is made up of your brain, spinal cord and nerves which control and coordinate everything within your body. Think of your nervous system as the computer of your body that runs every program and keeps everythi…