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Arthritis

 

Arthritis treatment in Virginia Beach.

 

What is arthritis?arthritis

 

Arthritis affects about 40 million Americans of all ages. Degenerative arthritis (djd) or osteoarthritis afflicts the weight-bearing joints: the knees, hips and spine primarily but can affect any joint. It often manifests following an injury or from repetitive physical tasks that place excess stress upon the joint.
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Foods to help with brain function and focus

healthy-foodFoods to help with brain function and focus. Ginseng, Fish, Berries, or Caffeine? Listen to the buzz about foods and dietary supplements, and you’ll believe they can do everything from sharpen focus to enhance memory, attention span, and brain function. But do they really work? There’s no denying that as we age, our body ages right along with us. The good news is that you can improve your chances of maintaining a healthy brain if you add “smart” foods and drinks to your diet. Caffeine Can Make You More Alert. There’s no magic bullet to boost IQ or make you smarter — but certain substances, like caffeine, can energize you and help you concentrate. Found in coffee, chocolate, energy drinks, and some medications, caffeine gives you that unmistakable wake-up buzz, though the effects are short-term. And more is often less: Overdo it on caffeine and it can make you jittery and uncomfortable.
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Guide to proper water consumption

Guide to proper water consumption.water consumption

What is the proper amount of water I should consume daily? This guide should help to resolve this important question.
As a chiropractor I often get asked how much is the right amount of water I should drink daily? This is not a difficult question, but has no simple answer. What kind of health are you in, what climate do you live in, and daily activity level are all factors to be considered when deciding water intake. Understanding your bodies demands for fluid will help you determine your daily water needs.
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Healthy diet that works

Patients at my Virginia Beach Chiropractic clinic often ask what is a healthy diet? This is an extremely complicated question with many possible answers. I think it is safe to say that a healthy diet should be vegetable based with a lot of variety. Avoiding or reducing the amount of processed wheat and products containing large quantities of sugar. Meat should be minimal with lean chicken or fish the primary type. Low fat dairy in small amounts can be ok.healthy food pyramid
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