Month: March 2011

Learn to decode the signals from your body

Half of sudden deaths are not preceded by any symptoms. The main considerations remain: Hypertension, smoking, high cholesterol, diabetes and heredity. In the cases of DNA inheritance, no leeway as possible! All the above factors must be respected. Prevention can be obtained for just $60, in the form of a trade unit and checking the blood pressure regularly. Moreover, we should never ignore pain in the middle of the chest especially on the left side. According to popular belief, the heart radiates the pain to the arms, left or right, manifesting itself of the effort and indicating the need of at rest. If the pain is more and is accompanied by a disturbing feeling then this indicated a blockage in the arteries. Among the newly recognized factors, a waist size over 100 cm for men and more than 88 cm for women, multiplies the risk by two to three times. Stress, which is responsible for 50% of modern diseases, promotes the infarction and hypertension. We must ensure a proper diet (Mediterranean diet is recommended) and physical exercise. Walking for only 30 minutes a day reduces the risk by 40%. One in Three… Cancer is the leading cause of death. The most effective means to fight against cancer remains prevention and early detection. It is useful to recall the existence of screening tests and, in young women that of the...

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What is a Chiropractic Consultation?

The goal of the chiropractor is to remove nerve interference, and also to boost energy in the body and restore the normal functioning of all systems and functions. It aims to prevent, treat and prevent symptoms. Subluxations, fixations sequelae or joints, which cause muscle disorders, joint and neurological disorders, may be caused by physical stress (trauma, poor working conditions, lack of exercise, etc.) Chemical (poor diet, toxins, drugs, pollution, etc.) or psychological (thoughts and emotions affect the physical plane). The chiropractor takes account of various factors and lifestyle of the patient to come to the diagnosis, in addition to conducting a series of physical examinations, both static and dynamic, and sometimes using radiographs, and a further biomechanics analysis of the spine and pelvis. Reviews (orthopedic, neurological, etc.) can also be made. Finally, the patient may be referred to a specialist, in the event if signs of another pathology condition were identified and consultation of a chiropractor is not recommended. In all cases, the chiropractor’s gives a patient the information on the ins and outs of his condition, as well as ways to regain his/her optimum health potential. Chiropractic Adjustment or Spinal Manipulation During an adjustment, the chiropractor puts pressure, or pulse point and specific in order to correct the subluxations that are the cause or issue. Among the 112 chiropractic techniques listed, the most used are those help make...

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10 tips to revitalization

Give yourself a boost by stimulating your Qi, the energy current that flows in us, according to many Eastern cultures. Find your “energy health” by balancing the positive and negative forces on your body for better vitality! Inspired by a range of traditions and disciplines, we offer some strategies or modifications to your daily routine to ensure a better balance and revitalize it. Insert one or more of our suggestions into your life every day and you will see that your vitality and your energy will increase tenfold. Replace a cup of coffee with juice! Start your day gently by drinking a glass full of boiling water, added with the juice of half a lemon, a pinch of cayenne pepper and a touch of honey to taste. Rather than cause palpitations, such as in the case coffee, this drink will detoxify your system. The lemon acts as a pacemaker, its energizing power is due to the concentration of vitamins C, B and E, magnesium, calcium and folic acid. It also contains antioxidants that reduce the aging process. In addition, it protects the lining of the stomach, stimulates the action of the liver and pancreas, and helps reduce cholesterol. Eat early and often! If you skip lunch, it may make you feel weak in the middle of the afternoon. Upon your return home, you’ll be hungry and then your body...

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7 Tips for Improving your Sleep

Your haven of peace should have no room for furniture and appliances that remind you of the worries of the day. In search of sleep, each element comes into play: the choice of the mattress, the fiber sheets, the type of lighting, nothing can be overlooked. A good read This sacred place that is your bed should be synonymous with relaxation. It should be reserved exclusively for sleep and intimate relationships. If it becomes a place of business and work, it will be difficult for you to relax and sleep. Therefore, we should not browse the Internet, which is a very stimulating activity. Switching off the light and saying that we must sleep now, is not the solution. We can afford to read in bed and watching television, provided that such activities provide relaxation. Voice is, much more relaxing than music. By listening to an audio book or hearing the reassuring voice of a person who speaks is a great way to sleep. Just a Mattress for Yourself As we pass about the one third of our lives in bed, the mattress is an investment of the long term. Generally it should be replaced every ten years, otherwise it may cause back pain. The mattress should be firm enough to properly support the body without being too hard on the pressure points. The positions for comfort According to the...

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