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Diabetes

Category: Wellness

BlueCross BlueShield shares with us...

"As referenced in its National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014, the CDC found that 70 percent of illnesses affecting Americans are likely related to unhealthy lifestyle choices. This means that something as simple as establishing healthy lifestlye habits can have a tremendous impact in the fight against diabetes. Research study findings, such as those published by The Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group, have shown that...

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Are you Stressed?

by Dr. Kim Selir on 04/29/2016

Category: Stress

The Chiropractic Assistant shares with us about stress...

"Workplace stress affects a vast majority of Americans, according to a Gallup Poll. The report summarized that 71% of our workers dislike their work and are disengaged while there. This discontent often is due to stress.

"Stress leads to greater risk for high blood pressure, mental disorders, and heart disease. In addition, stressed people are more likely to smoke, and many resort to unconscious eating to...

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Still looking for your ideal weight to feel better?

by Dr. Kim Selir on 04/23/2016

Category: Ideal Weight

Just how important is physical activity?

MOVEMENT PART I!

Dr. James Chestnut shares 25 years of research...

  • 70% of the US do not follow the recommended 30 minutes of moderate physical activity 5 or more times a week.
  • Physical inactivity is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US and contributes to the 2nd leading cause, obesity, accounting for at least 1 in 10 deaths
  • Prevent 30-50% of all cases of Type 2 Diabetes,...

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Spring is Here!

by Dr. Kim Selir on 04/15/2016

Category: Wellness

I hear many words of gratitude that “spring has sprung.” How important is what we think and say regarding our overall health and energy? The World Health Organization states “We can no longer maintain strict, artificial divisions between physical and mental well being.” Simply put, what we think affects our physical well being and vice-versa.

Self talk of...

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Knee Pain

by Dr. Kim Selir on 04/01/2016

Category: Knee Pain

Knee Pain

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons shares with us...

"Arthroscopy involves a surgeon making a small incision in your knee and irrigating and removing loose pieces of cartilage. In the arthritic knee, there is a very limited role for an arthroscopy.

Results of a “clean out” or a “wash out” are unpredictable at best and should be avoided.

Substantial rigorous research...

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