Penicillin, the worlds first antibiotic, became widely available in 1940. It was touted as a miracle drug and saved millions of lives. Antibiotics have become an important tool in the medical approach to the treatment of disease.
As the cost of health insurance coverage for individuals and families continues to spiral and place companies and workers in financial crisis, we need to understand the hidden costs of lost wages, lost productivity and pain from work or home injuries. The many things we do throughout the day and how we perform these activities can greatly effect our wellness and financial bottom line.
Your body is always striving to to remain in a state of dynamic equilibrium or balance. This homeostasis is maintained by communication within and between the nervous system and the endocrine system. The hormones that are produced by the glands of the endocrine system are released into the blood stream and control or regulate the internal processes in our bodies.
The central nervous system is the master control system of the human body. One million messages a second travel from the brain to the rest of the body and back via the spinal cord. This amazing process performed by our nervous system controls every function in our body. Chiropractors perform adjustments to correct spinal subluxations that can reduce the function of our nervous system.
We are living longer than ever and the choices we make can seriously impact the quality of our years. Some people think that its all in the "genes" but science is showing differently. Our bodies are amazing machines that are always working and responding to our environment. Constant healing is always taking place. Old cells are replaced with new ones.
Chiropractic care is an important component that many elite athlete's utilize to help them perform and maintain the winning edge. As a natural form of health care, the risk for exposure to banned substances and medications is greatly reduced. The NFL and many other professional sports teams have chiropractors on staff to improve their players health and performance.
From the top world class athlete to the weekend warrior or the everyday person just trying to get into shape, chiropractic care is a helpful tool to help you reach optimum performance. Resistance training and weight lifting is very helpful in improving someone's health and wellness but the process can put you at risk for injury.
Aspirin is the most common and widely used medication world wide. Approximately 35,000 metric tons are produced and taken annually. Many people head to the medicine cabinet for a few tablets without thinking or understanding how aspirin works and the benefits or hazards connected to its use. I have attached an interesting E-report about aspirin.
The forward curve in your neck is called the cervical lordotic curve. This e-report covers the anatomy and physiology of the cervical spine and how important it is to a person's normal health. Postural or traumatic changes to the forward curve in your cervical spine can lead to a host of health issues. Chiropractic care is an extremely effective treatment for cervical spine conditions.
This e-report talks about diabetes and has some fabulous information about the disease.