7 Tips for Buying the Best Sunscreen

EWG (Environmental Working Group) estimates that more than half of the sunscreens on the American market would not make it to store shelves in Europe. Here are 7 little known facts about sunscreen to ensure you are getting the safest,most relaible protection. 1. Don’t be fooled by high SPF The federal Food and Drug Administration says that SPF benefits max out at 50+ and wants to bar higher numbers, as the European Commission, Japan and Australia have done, calling higher SPF values “inherently misleading,” but its proposed regulation, under fire from sunscreen manufacturers, has been stuck in bureaucratic limbo since 2007. High-SPF products tempt people to apply too little sunscreen and st

Child Chiropractic Care

Sadly, many childhood aches and pains are passed off as "growing pains." Be careful! Aches and pains at any age are a good sign that something is wrong. Subluxations may be involved. These generalized aches and pains of childhood aren't really "growing" pains. They are more commonly the way the body reacts when attempting to accomodate various types of spinal distortions and abnormal joint function. A growing number of parents recognize the value of having their children checked for spinal problems. In fact, many of the issues we see in our older patients often start in childhood. Take ill-fitting clothing for instance, when one hip or shoulder is higher than the other, it can often show

Infant Chiropractic Care

Spinal sublixations can begin the day we are born. Even today’s “natural” childbirth methods can affect an infant’s spine. While the injury from forceps deliveries may be less common today, vacuum extraction and eager hands can do even more damage by pulling, forcing, and twisting the baby's young spine. Preliminary studies suggest that colic, unusual crying, poor appetite, ear infections or erratic sleeping habits can be signs of spinal distress. A chiropractic examination is essential to determine if birth trauma to the spine is involved. Newborn adjustments are very gentle. As a rule, no more pressure than you’d use to test the ripeness of a tomato is involved. Regular chiropractic a

Prenatal Chiropractic Care

Chiropractors work with the body's ability to adapt and funstion the way it is designed to. Chiropractic care in pregnancy is vital to the normal physiological funtion of both the mother and baby in pregnancy and birth. Here are the potential benefits: Prepares the pelvis for an easier pregnancy and birth by creating a state of balance in pelvic bony structures, muscles and ligaments. Removes torsion of the ligaments that support the uterus thus potentially reducing aberrant tension to the woman's uterus. Reduces interference to the mother's vital nerve system which controls and coordinates all of her systems and functions. By improving maternal function we are decreasing the ptoential for

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