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Parents will often ask when they should bring their children in for chiropractic care and the answer is – the sooner the better. Both prior to and during delivery, an infant has had pressure placed on their neck and spine that may affect the nerve pathways of the spinal cord. A Family Wellness Chiropractor is the only healthcare professional trained to find and eliminate vertebral subluxations and remove nerve interference, which is why more and more parents are having their newborns checked for spine-related problems immediately after birth.
If you’ve ever held your child while they cried and tugged at their ears, you’re familiar with the signs of an earache. For the child that is too young to express how they’re feeling this can be heartbreaking for a parent. This may be why Otitis Media is the number one reason for pediatrician visits.
One of the most exciting times in a woman’s life is when she finds out that she is expecting a baby. As excited as she is about the prospect of being a mom, there’s really only one thing on her mind: she wants the baby delivered safely and healthy. Suddenly she’s not only making decisions for herself, but also for the still-developing person inside of her. Yet, the reality is, the decisions she makes during her pregnancy will be heavily influenced by other factors.
Research is revealing there’s more to the nutritional story of nuts and seeds. Absolutely, they are high in fat. But it’s the good fat, not the bad, and when eaten in moderation, their health benefits far outweigh the dangers of their fat content. The fact is, the more we learn about nuts and seeds the more we realize that they’re one of our best snack food options.
Parents today recognize the importance of feeding their children healthy nutritious foods. The problem is that the cafeteria has become just another franchise; foods aren’t healthy and well-balanced. Vending machines offer chips, cookies, sodas – all kinds of other junk foods that children shouldn’t be eating. This creates a challenge to parents that many have decided to ignore.
The Western diet and sedentary lifestyle have resulted in a lack of fitness among those who do not make a concerted effort. Yet, many times those efforts prove unsuccessful because they are not sustainable lifestyle changes. For this reason, there is a huge difference between sports mania and actual fitness.