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West Palm Beach Chiropractic Newsletter from Chiropractic Care for December 2014

Vitamin D
  • Slows Alzheimer’s – Vitamin D may slow the progression of Alzheimer’s. (1)
  • Reduces risk of West Palm Beach osteoporosis fractures – In 80-85 year old women with low levels of vitamin D, the 10 year risk of hip fracture and other osteoporotic fractures is increased. (2) So Chiropractic Care encourages West Palm Beach women to take their vitamin D!
  • Reduces Depression – Vitamin D supplementation may effectively reduce the symptoms of depression. (3)
  • Gives Hope for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – Vitamin D may extend the remission of IBD and modify the immune response in IBD. (4) A welcome bit of hope for patients with this disease. 

Holiday Stress Busters
  • Sleep – Get at least 7 to 8 hours a night! (5)
  • Yoga and Breathing - There’s never a better time than now to start a new habit that may help you in the future. The goal of yoga practice is to focus on the present, relax your mind and body, and ultimately retrain your reaction to stress to one that is more peaceful and calm one. (6) Chiropractic Care encourages our West Palm Beach patients to just breathe!
  • West Palm Beach Chiropractic Care – Carrying too many boxes and bags of groceries and holiday gifts may strain your back, so count on your West Palm Beach chiropractor to relief the back pain. Plus, the spine is the root of the nervous system and a chiropractor’s work area. So the chiropractic adjustment may calm the nervous system and release tension. (7) That will make your holidays better!

Smart phones & West Palm Beach Neck Pain
  • Santa may be bringing new smartphones and tablets to you and your West Palm Beach family. So Chiropractic Care shares this minute tidbit of information: they encourage poor posture! The adult head weighs about 10 to 12 pounds in normal position. When it tilts forward, it gets heavier (up to 60 pounds depending on the angle). Your neck muscles have to hold more weight. They weren’t made for that stress, so then your neck starts to hurt. The pain may not be so bad right now, but continued stress like this sets your neck up for disc degeneration as it ages. (8)
  • But don’t worry! Be your own Santa this year, and make an appointment with your West Palm Beach chiropractor at Chiropractic Care who can relieve your neck pain and encourage you to hold your phone up instead of arching your head down to read. Let Chiropractic Care check to see just how much your smartphone is being a pain in your neck!
Chiropractic Care wishes you the best this holiday season and best wishes for 2015!
Contact Chiropractic Care for your next West Palm Beach chiropractic visit. 
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