Archive for June 2012 | Monthly archive page
Summertime is here at Active Care Chiropractic! Tomorrow we will be serving our patients a fresh mint and lime water. What a healthy alternative to sodas and sugar filled beverages! Not to mention our patients sure love it!
Approximately 10 percent of the population visits a chiropractor on a regular basis. However, here at Active Care Chiropractic, we often have new patients that have never been to a chiropractor. Our patients are surprised that we put a large emphasis on treating muscles. We feel that everyone (children included) have the right to have [...]
Do you have mental stress or physical stress? Subluxations, also known as, spinal misalignments occur do to physical stress, mental stress, and toxins/poor nutrition. Subluxations have a damaging effect on your spine and nervous system. Remember, your nervous system will control and coordinate every cell in your body. Here at Active Care Chiropractic, we use [...]
Read the label! The ingredients list for Strawberry Fruit Roll-Ups doesn’t include…strawberries.
Thyroid: The thyroid gland controls how quickly the body uses energy, makes proteins, and controls how sensitive the body is to other hormones. It participates in these processes by producing thyroid hormones. These hormones regulate the rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of function of many other systems in the body. Increased [...]
Potassium: A healthy or optimal range for potassium is 4.0-4.6, the clinical range is 3.5-5.0. Potassium is key in our bodies for maintenance of blood and urine pH. It eliminates water and excess tissue fluids and prevents cardiac and skeletal muscle fatigue. Potassium is a major intracellular electrolyte that must be in balance with Sodium. [...]
Calcium A healthy or optimal range for calcium in the body is 9.7-10.1, the clinical range for calcium is 8.5-10.8. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. It is responsible for bone metabolism, protein absorption, and drawing fats through the intestinal wall. Increased amounts of calcium in our bodies can lead to excess [...]
Sodium: A healthy or optimal range for sodium is 140-144, the clinical range for sodium is 135-145. Sodium is responsible for indicating renal tubular activity, it primarily pumps water and nutrients into the cell wall. A healthy sodium level is key for Kidney function. Increased levels of sodium can cause Nephritis (known to cause infections, [...]