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How Is Salt Water Good For You?

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When you think of salt water, do you think of its wonderful benefits it can give your body and beauty? It may even be a great alternative in some of your daily hygiene routine. Though, we know what you’re thinking when you see “salt water”. The ocean. The ocean is filled with it (naturally, which is always the best). So …

A woman with jaw pain.

Chiropractic Care and TMJ Relief

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Although all joints in the body are important, the temporomandibular joint is really important because you use it all the time, even if you don’t know what it is. The temporomandibular joint is what moves your jaw. You use this joint to chew your food and talk. With as much use as it gets, problems with it can be debilitating. …

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Tips for Intermittent Fasting

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Intermittent fasting has been around for a while. The diet consists of restricting the time period in which you eat food. In other words, you go through alternating cycles of fasting and eating. Unlike most other diets, it’s about limiting when you eat rather than what you eat. If you adopt this eating pattern, you might experience benefits like: Weight …

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Why You Should Warm Up Before Exercising… or Doing Yard Work

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If you’re the type to walk into the gym or grab the hedge trimmers and start working immediately without warming up, you’re putting yourself at serious risk of injury. When you warm up before a heavy workout, you reduce your chances of muscle strain, pain, and discomfort. There are many ways to warm up before working hard, but reducing injuries …

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Health Benefits of Ginger

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Ginger is a flowering plant that originated in Southeast Asia. It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family, and it’s closely related to turmeric, cardamom, and galangal. Ginger is often called ginger root. Ginger can be used fresh, dried, powdered, or as an oil or juice. It’s a very common ingredient in recipes. It’s sometimes added to processed foods and cosmetics. Here …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Be part of the solution!

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The number of Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 now tops 101 million, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of the end of April. More than 43% of Americans have received at least one dose, and the average daily coronavirus case count is steadily decreasing. The rate of new infections is currently averaging 49,000 cases per day, …

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Chiropractic Care for Stress and Anxiety Relief

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If you’re dealing with depression and/or anxiety, chiropractic care may help. Chiropractic care involves a mind-body approach that favors adjusting physical symptoms in order to improve mental ones. A chiropractor is well-equipped to take a holistic approach to your mental health, looking at all possible ways to make you feel better. Most people assume chiropractic care can only help with …

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Chiropractic Care and Shoulder Joints

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The shoulder joint can be a source of pain, and injuries to that area can limit your daily activities in a significant way. Full shoulder motion is required for many activities that we perform on a daily basis. Yet many people pay little attention to shoulder health until they aren’t working like they should be. Each shoulder contains two joints …

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Foods Will Make You Tired

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You probably heard it at least once in your lifetime. The foods you eat affect your performance during the day. How much you eat may also affect your mood. However, it mostly comes down to the type of foods you consume. Different foods will either energize you or make you hit the covers. If you are having a busy day …