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Just and hour a day!

An hour of what, you ask? Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden have found that one hour of moderate physical activity, or half an hour of more vigorous exercise a day, can reduce your chances of heart failure by up to 46%.  By simply jogging or swimming for an hour a day, you can almost […]

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How to give yourself a Vitamin D Boost

Vitamin D plays a vital, key role in your immune system.  A deficiency can lead to fatigue, depression, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and a weakened immune system.  It’s the weakened immune system that exposes you to the common cold, but also to flu and other infections.  On that note, vitamin D has been shown to […]

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Painkillers? Or something a little more adventurous?

We have heard it all before. It’s just wear and tear, you are getting older, you need to live with it…. Most of my clients, before finding chiropractic care, would then have reached for their favourite painkiller and “gotten on with things”. A study in 2012, however, showed there is a much more effective option. […]

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Walking – A sport for all Ages

Walking – it’s for people of any age, can be done anytime and anywhere, and with minimal risk to injury if done correctly.  All you need are comfy walking shoes and sense of adventure! Walking is an activity that can easily be built into daily routines, whatever your age or level of fitness.  Just 30 […]

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How to Drink More Water!

There is no doubt that drinking water is important to our overall health and well-being. Drinking water helps to flush toxins and waste products from our body, prevents dehydration, and helps us look better, too. About 60 per cent of our body weight is water – a statistic that highlights just how important this substance […]

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Can Chiropractic Help Adult Incontinence?

Incontinence, or the difficulty in controlling one’s bladder, affects 4 in 10 women and 1 in 10 men during their lifetime.  About 17% of children younger than 15 years are also affected. In a survey of 2,500 women aged 55–95, 64% reported that urinary incontinence was of great concern to them, but only 25% perceived […]

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An Elderly Nervous System

A person’s gradual loss of balance and co-ordination, and decrease in mobility and muscle strength, all contribute to one’s fall risk, regardless of age. One of the most important reasons for a loss of co-ordination in the elderly is a decline in the nervous system function that occurs when people age.  As the body begins […]

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Do Positive People Live Longer?

Written by David R. Hamilton, Ph.D. Most people assume that positive thinking is just something that we do to help achieve our goals, or even to get through difficult times. But a host of exciting research has shown that attitude affects our health — so much so, in fact, that a positive attitude can add […]

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A Pain in the Neck

Staying active as we get older is so important for our physical and mental health and chiropractic provides a way to keep your spine healthy and flexible, A recent study published in the Spine Journal confirms that chiropractic is beneficial for treating neck pain, a common complaint many of us suffer with especially as we […]

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Your Bra doesn’t fit Properly!

Many women wear the wrong bra size without even realising it, the main reason being that it is easier to just buy off the peg or over the internet than wrestle around in a small cubicle and getting properly fitted.  BUT, if you knew that wearing the wrong bra size could damage your health you […]

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