Sometimes called your hardest-working organ, your heart is primarily a muscle that pumps blood to organs and tissues that require nutrients and oxygen. Your heart pumps that blood via blood vessels, which distribute it throughout your body. You or your doctor can determine how efficiently your heart pumps or distributes that blood by measuring your
No matter your personal wellness goals — to eliminate pain, overcome illness, or improve your overall health — we provide you with the latest information and chiropractic updates to help you balance your health.
If you have a risk for heart disease or another condition potentially triggered by high cholesterol, your doctor might ask you to lower your cholesterol levels. The debate about how much of a role cholesterol plays in heart disease and other problems, however, is contentious and inconclusive. Some experts support the lipid hypothesis, which looks
Who wants to workout in a stuffy crowded gym on a sunny summer day? After all, you have ample opportunity to add variety to your workout by taking it outside. With the right strategies, you can stay fit during the summertime and turn the outdoors into your gym. Home workouts don’t necessarily mean working out
Research shows that most people gain weight over the holidays. Vacations aren’t far behind with that throw-dietary-caution-to-the-wind-and-indulge mentality. It can be tough to stay healthy when traveling. Whether you’re taking a two-week Maui vacation or a multi-city European tour, traveling often means indulgences including decadent desserts and perhaps strong cocktails while avoiding your normal daily
“Health experts often remark that if exercise came in pill form it would be the most sought-after drug on the market,” researchers say. “For decades, research has frequently identified exercise [benefits many conditions from] balance, bone density, strength, and endurance to lipid profiles, blood pressure, and cardiovascular health.” Despite knowing these and many health benefits