Wellness Scale

Directions: Look over the Wellness Scale and decide what your own personal health index is. Anything below 50 is not considered healthy. Here are some other interesting notes regarding the Wellness Scale: From 30 to 0 on the Wellness Scale, the medical profession awaits....

Change a life forever – help a friend quit smoking

Do you know a smoker? How many times have they lit up guiltily and explained how they are “going to quit soon?” We can have a tendency to blame them for continuing to smoke. We think that they must not really want to...

Charley Horse

Charley Horse is a North American term used to describe painful spasms or cramps especially occurring in the leg muscles where the muscles contract without your control and will not relax.   This type of spasm (i.e. The Charley Horse) often occurs when the...

Gall bladder malfunction symptoms and remedies

I am once again happy to have Carolyn Carter giver her input and viewpoint regarding chiropractic - Dr. Mattingly, D.C. On my latest visit to my chiro, I was once again having issues with my stomach. In short, I told him it feels...

Making Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

Have you resolved to quit smoking, lose weight, start exercising or otherwise improve your health habits this year?  How do you make sure that you do indeed make your goals?  So many times, we drag out and brush off the same old resolutions year...

Weight Loss Without a Diet

Rest assured, if you are on the hunt for a way to lose weight, you are not alone.  70% of the US population is either overweight or obese.  That’s certainly a large enough percentage to take notice, isn’t it? Diets and dieting are...

Calcium

Calcium and Magnesium are important minerals that the body uses to function properly. Here is a list of it's beneficial functions: It excites nerves and is needed for muscle contraction, including normal heartbeat. Calcium makes bone stiff and hard.  Without it your bones...