December 2018 Health Newsletter

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» HAPPY HOLIDAYS
» TUMERIC
» BEMER TECHNOLOGY
» AUTO ACCIDENT COVERAGE
» SPINAL DECOMPRESSION
» Did You Know Your Tension-Type Headache Might Originate in Your Back?
» Too Much Food Variety in Your Diet Can Lead to Unhealthy Eating

HAPPY HOLIDAYS  

Happy Holidays from our staff! We hope your holidays will be filled with joy, laughter, prosperity and health through the New Year.

Author:Jay Di Vagno, DC
Source:various
Copyright:n/a 2018


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TUMERIC  

There's a lot of buzz surronding the benefits of tumeric these days, and plenty of of good reason for it.

Hidden deep in the plant's bright yellow roots is an extraordinary powerful compound called curcumin that has the unique ability to block an enzyme that causes inflammation, while combating free-radical damage to highly sensative vital organs like your brain and heart.

In fact, curcumin's antioxidant benefits and ability to promote a healthy inflammatory response can revolutionize your health from head to toe. Curcumin is so powerful that some are calling it the "natural remedy of the century"

If you think that inflammation is something that only happens when you're injured, or is only a minor annoyance-you're making a big mistake.

Many experts now believe "silent inflammation" is the root cause of many of the common signs of aging, from diminished brain and heart function to painful joints, low energy levels and more"

Chiropractic works with the innate healing of our body and supplements such as Tumeric compliments those benefits.

Author:various
Source:various
Copyright:n/a 2018


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BEMER TECHNOLOGY  

I am excited to announce a new treatment being offered through our office. It is call BEMER Technology. This treatment was developed fifteen years ago and is German engineered.

 

It is a Biophysical Application that activates the body's own Power of Self-Healing. It promotes general blood flow on a microcurculation level. 70% of our circulation is microcurculation. Studies show a 30% improvement after two minutes on the BEMER.

 

The technology improves nutrients and oxygen into the cells and removes waste disposal. Cardiac function is improved along with endurance, strength and energy on a physical level. Concentration, mental acuity with stress reduction and relaxation is improved. Finally sleep enhancement is experienced. Call our offfice for pricing and schedule your first three visits free. 

 

For more information go to YouTube and search BEMER Technology.

 

 

 

 

Author:Jay Di Vagno, DC
Source:self
Copyright:n/a 2018


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AUTO ACCIDENT COVERAGE  

GET YOUR ACCIDENT MEDICAL BILLS PAID. Did you know there is a portion of your automobile policy that not only allows you to go to any doctor you want regardless of your health insurance but pays your bills? Your car insurance protects your car, not the people inside of it. �Medical Payments� (often called Med Pay) or �Personal Injury Protection� (PIP) covers the medical cost of all passengers in your vehicle including you if they are injured in an accident. Med Pay will cover the medical cost resulting from an accident regardless of who was at fault. Only injuries caused directly by the accident will be covered by Med Pay. Keep in mind Med Pay is purchased on a �by vehicle� basis. This means if you have two cars you must purchase Med Pay for both if you wish to be covered in either car. It�s also very important to point out that Med Pay is not a replacement for health insurance. Med Pay coverage is strictly limited to injuries that occur during auto accidents and almost always has a limit (We suggest a minimum of $10,000 in coverage). Your health insurance can also cover your injuries if you�re in a car accident: the difference is that Med Pay will cover the other people in the car. Additionally, Med Pay or PIP covers your medical cost from an accident at 100%, usually without deductibles and co-payments. If you use your health insurance to cover your accident-related medical expenses you may be subject to plan restrictions, high deductible, co-payments and re-payment. What does all that mean for you? It means that at the end of your accident related treatment you may not have any outstanding doctor bills to pay and so have decreased your liability. This low cost insurance can be an effective way to pay for your treatment bills. Check your automobile declaration page or call your insurance agent to find out your specific coverage�s. Most insurance agents do not recommended it. It is an optional coverage and you must request it.  Contact your insurance agent to find the right coverage to fit your individual needs. If you or anyone you know has been involved in an automobile accident the key to recover is early evaluation and treatment. Don�t wait to see if it goes away, call our office immediately.

Author:Jay Di Vagno, DC
Source:Various
Copyright:n/a 2014


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SPINAL DECOMPRESSION  

An often overlooked treatment that is highly successful for slipped or herniated disc is available in our office. This is a non-surgical alternative procedure for relieving low back, neck, arm and leg (sciatica) pain.

Treatment is directed towards relieving pressure on structures such as nerves and disc that may be a major source of pain. It can relieve the pain associated with bulging, herniated and degenerative disc. If you or someone you know have any one of these conditions have them call and schedule an appointment to see if they are a candidate for spinal decompression. Chiropractic first, Drugs second and Surgery last!

Author:Jay Di Vagno, DC
Source:n/a
Copyright:2017 2017


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Did You Know Your Tension-Type Headache Might Originate in Your Back?  

If you are an office worker, you might find yourself prone to tension-type headaches. These tension headaches can be dull, or throbbing, and make it hard for you to concentrate on your work. But why do you get them? Did you ever consider just how these headaches happen? Is it just general stress? Or is it something more?

The Relationship Between Tension Headaches and Your Back
It turns out that tension-type headaches may actually have something to do with the muscles in our back. Specifically, one study found that tenderness in the trapezius muscles was correlated with tension-type headaches in female office workers. (We can assume that this is similar for male office workers, as well.) If you look at a picture of the trapezius muscles, this connection makes a lot more sense. The trapezius muscles, or traps for short, are muscles that lay along the spine at the top part of the back. They fan out like diamonds, stretching up into your neck and down into the midsection of the back. Spending a lot of time hunched over a desk or peering into a computer most likely puts stress on these muscles as the head is tilted forward too much in what is called forward head posture. These muscles connect to the muscles of the head and face, encouraging stress and pain.

Chiropractic Care for Tension-Type Headache
Fortunately, we have a way to safely treat these headaches through expert chiropractic care. Contact us today for a consultation!

Author:ChiroPlanet.com
Source:JMPT. JulyAug, 2018. Vol 41, Issue 6, Pages 483487.
Copyright:ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2018


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Too Much Food Variety in Your Diet Can Lead to Unhealthy Eating  

The American Heart Association (AHA) is now questioning the assumption that eating a diverse array of foods is good for your health. This has been a diet recommendation for years, but doctors and nutritionists dont agree on what an "array" or "variety" of food means. In fact, including a wide variety of food in your diet may actually be unhealthy. According to new studies, diversity in food choices is tied to poor diet, including eating refined sugars and grains, processed food, and sugar-laden drinks. Doctors once recommended getting a variety of food in your diet because it helps you get all the vitamins and nutrients you need. However, with the rise of cheap junk food and its availability, people are confusing variety with quality. The AHA Behavioral Change for Improving Health Factors Committee reviewed fairly recent studies on the topic of food variety in the diet, including its impact on obesity and eating patterns. Overall, they came to the conclusion that diversity in the diet doesn't necessarily connect to healthy habits. In fact, they discovered evidence suggesting that eating a wider variety of foods is tied to eating more food in general, poor eating habits, and gaining weight. Instead, researchers promote eating a large variety of healthy foods, including whole grains, veggies, and fruits.

Author:ChiroPlanet.com
Source:Circulation, online August 9, 2018.
Copyright:ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2018


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