All posts tagged: health risks

Inflammation

Inflammation 101

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural process that your body activates to respond to foreign substances. This process is in place to protect our bodies from threats such as toxins, viruses, and bacteria. It’s the reason why you might experience

An Introduction to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition that can be characterized by extreme fatigue or tiredness that isn’t resolved with rest and is not explained by any other medical condition. What Causes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Currently, the

Will you recognize the symptoms of a heart attack?

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Taking care of your heart is an important part of overall health, and everything from nutrition to your spine, muscle, and nervous system care can impact your cardiovascular system. Unfortunately, even healthy and active people can still have a risk for

Omega-3 Supremacy

The following article is from Vitality Magazine. Author: Dr. Zoltan P. Rona, MD, M.Sc.  OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS PRESERVE BLOOD LEVELS OF VITAMIN D Essential Fatty Acids Benefit the Brain, Heart, and More Virtually every new patient I have seen in my private practice in the past 10 years has been taking at least one or

Pain Management

5 Ways You Can Manage Your Pain

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Spine, muscle and nervous system pain has many causes including physical trauma, poor posture, repetitive motion, overuse, and wear and tear. The pain may be so severe it keeps you from falling asleep, leaving you fatigued and unable to focus on

Different types of pain you should know about

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Spine, muscle, and nervous system conditions are the most common cause of long-term pain and physical disability.1 Approximately 80% of adults will experience spine, muscle, and nervous system pain at some point in their lifetime. These types of pain are generally

4 Tips to Plant and Rake without the Ache

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team It’s Fall, and as the leaves turn colour, that usually means it’s time for raking lawns and turning the soil in our gardens to prepare for the colder months ahead. Gardening is a great outdoor activity that many enjoy in Spring,

Back Pain: 3 ways chiropractors can help

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team With the Fall season upon us, it’s back to school—and back to work—for a majority of Canadians. With many students and workers sitting for much of the day, back pain might start setting in. Back pain is a problem that affects

2 Types of Arthritis: How They Impact You and What You Need to Know

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Arthritis is one of the most common conditions affecting the joints worldwide.1 In Latin, arthro- means joint and –itis means inflammation, so together arthritis means inflammation of a joint. Two common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While they

4 Techniques to Help You Manage Stress

The following article is from the Canadian Chiropractic Association website. Author: CCA Staff Team Stress is the body’s natural response to external demands, both the good and the bad.1 It’s hard not to get overwhelmed between work, school, family, and other commitments. According to the World Health Organization, stress, particularly work-related stress, is the second-most