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4 Subtle Signs of Trauma: When You’re Dealing with More Than You Think

When you think about someone experiencing trauma, incidents such as a violent or sexual assault or a terrible car accident might come to mind. But there are other, subtler forms of trauma that can negatively affect our lives and hinder our relationships.Emotional trauma is often overlooked and minimized, and we may think we’ve “gotten over” some emotional pain that we’ve...[ read more ]

When to Worry: Recognizing Signs of Trauma in Your Loved Ones

Over the past several years, there have been numerous traumatic events all across the country. From incidents of mass violence to devastating natural disasters, hundreds of thousands of Americans have experienced or witnessed a disastrous or life-threatening event. In addition to tragedies such as these, anyone who has experienced a shocking or dangerous incident (such as a car accident or...[ read more ]

What is Trauma and What Causes it?

Most of us won’t get through life without our own fair share of stress and heartache. But some people experience not just stress, sadness or grief, but actual trauma. This can be from events like being involved in a bad car accident, rape, a natural disaster, or war.The result of experiencing such events is called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a...[ read more ]

Yes, Virginia, You Can Learn to Love… Okay Like, Exercise

Hate exercising? You’re definitely not alone. At any time during the year, thousands of people across the country commit to working out, only to fall off the wagon weeks later.So what gives? Why does exercising feel so hard and is there any possible way to like it more?Exercise feels like a chore because there are so many misconceptions (AKA myths)...[ read more ]

The Resistance Band Can Become Your New BFF

Do you know the number one thing that causes aches and pains and makes a person feel old? Tight muscles and a lack of flexibility!Much attention is given to building muscle, but not enough on how to keep muscles and other soft tissues like ligaments and tendons loose and flexible. Is flexibility really that important? Yes! It’s crucial actually.Here are...[ read more ]

What is That Pain in Your Neck?

If your childhood was like most people’s, your mom probably spent a good amount of time telling you to stop slouching. Well, it turns out your mom was very right to tell you that. When we sit up straight, we keep our entire spine in proper alignment. But when we slouch and hunch our shoulders, we mess with our posture...[ read more ]

How Do Chiropractic Adjustments Ease Pain?

According to a Gallup survey conducted by Palmer College of Chiropractic, 62% of adults in the United States have had neck or back pain significant enough that they sought treatment from a healthcare professional. Of this number, 47% saw a medical doctor while 53% sought treatment from a chiropractor.These numbers point to the fact that more and more people are open to alternative...[ read more ]

Chiropractic Care for Mental Health: Adjust Your Body and Mind

According to a study on the Mental Health Facts in America, over 40 million adults in this country face a mental health crisis each year. The most widely known mental health issue may be anxiety disorders, but depression is actually the leading cause of disability globally.Among the most common symptoms of depression are:Fatigue or inability to sleepMuscle tension and stiffnessHeadaches...[ read more ]

Using Adaptogens for Stress/Sleep

If you’re like most people, you deal with your fair share of stress. And often, this stress leads to an inability to get the quality of sleep necessary for optimal health and well-being.Often, people turn to harmful substances to deal with stress. Whether it’s drinking too much or eating processed “comfort” foods, these unhealthy stress beaters tend to make matters...[ read more ]

Can Hypnotherapy Help with Sleep Issues?

According to the American Sleep Association, between 50 to 70 million adults in the United States suffer from a sleep disorder. Not only is adequate sleep important for our physical health but also for our mental and emotional well-being.Often when people have trouble sleeping, they turn to over-the-counter or prescription medications. The problem with these solutions is, many come with...[ read more ]


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