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Hurricane Guide 2022

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Hurricane season begins on June 1 and runs until Nov. 30. Last year there were 21 named storms, and was the third most active hurricane season on record. This year forecasters expect 19 storms so they’re calling for another active year. Storm names for 2022 are Alex, Bonnie, Colin, Danielle, Earl, Fiona, Gaston, Hermine, Ian, Julia, Karl, Lisa, Martin, Nicole, …

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Sunscreen Tips to Help Protect Your Skin in the Sun

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The summer is the perfect time to enjoy some fun in the sun with your friends and family, but the sun can be harmful to your skin if you don’t use proper protection. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun (and even from tanning beds) can cause injury to skin cells that result in damaged DNA and can lead to skin …

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Chiropractic Advice for Pregnancy

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As many new mothers can tell you, the muscle strains of pregnancy are very real and can be more than just an inconvenience. Almost all expectant mothers will develop low back pain at some point during their pregnancies. This is especially true during late pregnancy, when the baby’s head presses down on a woman’s back, legs and buttocks, irritating her …

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What Are the Main Benefits of Chiropractic Adjustments?

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There are many benefits to regular chiropractic adjustments in your health and wellness routine. Some of these benefits of seeing your chiropractor regularly include an improved immune system and increased rates of healing. When considering the role that routine chiropractic care can have on your health, it’s important to understand that every organ system, muscle and nerve cell in the …

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Ice vs. Heat for Injuries

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Life can be a challenge when you strain a muscle, suffer from a headache, or wrench your back. In the event of an injury, which is better treatment: ice or heat? There is some understandable confusion regarding when to use ice vs heat for injuries. Acute Injuries In the case of acute injuries, which are less than six weeks old, …

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Health Benefits of Vitamin B12

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Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin that your body needs but cannot produce. It is found naturally in clams, beef and fish, milk and other dairy products, and animal organ meats such as liver and kidneys. It is also added to certain foods and available as an oral supplement or injection. Vitamin B12 has many roles in your body. It …

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How Kids Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

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Kids are incredible, but sometimes, they can also make life more stressful. Once your family grows, it seems as though everything is worth worrying about. We all want what’s best for our children, especially when it comes to their health and wellbeing. More parents are being proactive by seeking additional preventative measures to protect the health of their children. One …

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Headaches and Chiropractic

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If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Many people suffer from headaches — some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. When you have a headache what do you do? Do you take pain medication and hope it goes away? There is an alternative. Research shows that spinal manipulation therapy …

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Health Benefits of Oregano

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Oregano is considered a must have herb in many cuisines around the world. It can be found fresh, dried or as an oil, and all are said to have health benefits. Though typically used in small amounts, oregano packs in some important nutrients. Just one teaspoon of dried oregano can fulfill about 8% of your daily vitamin K needs (1). …