The Wellness Benefits of Reading

If you want to have a wide perspective, creativity, and the ability to communicate to as many people as possible, you have to be someone who reads.

Medical Science Proves It: Small Lifestyle Adjustments Can Save Your Health

I appreciate a lot of the medical research that goes on in this country. I don’t necessarily agree with what they decide to do with that information (namely, producing more chemicals to treat disease), but I am glad they are seeking out answers. Sometimes, what they find is instructive for us to make lifestyle changes. […]

A Simple Plan To Beat Brain Fog

Now that we are past the holidays, I want to get back to our discussion about brain health. I was reminded recently of a patient I treated years ago who complained of brain fog. Let’s call her Connie. Connie, Interrupted Connie was in her 50s when she first came in. She was elegant, well-educated, and […]

Your Official 2019 Wellness Checkup Checklist

Welcome to 2019! I hope this new year finds you blessed, healthy, optimistic and surrounded by people who love you. I want to get right into today’s topic: my 2019 Wellness Checkup Checklist. Time To Take Stock Of Life New Year’s Day is one of those great opportunities we have during the year to stop […]

Christmas And The Healthy Brain

The holidays are in full swing now and my prayer is that you are enjoying them in good health and joy. As 2018 winds to a close and we step into 2019, I’ve been thinking a lot about your brain. After all, your brain is the hub of all wellness – physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, […]

Healthy Brain How-To: Know The Risk Factors of Dementia

 Protecting your brain sounds like something football players would be concerned with. Every few years, the NFL makes updates to the design of their helmets, based on the latest research, to reduce the risk of concussion or brain injury. It’s a good idea, but it doesn’t help the rest of us much. I don’t suggest […]

Making Music: The Most Fun You Can Have Exercising Your Brain

Are you dancing yet? Last week, in our study of brain health strategies to prevent the onset of dementia, we talked about the amazing brain benefits of dancing. (If you missed it, take a minute to go back and read it. I’ll wait here.) Were you surprised by that? Wait until we talk about this […]

Fight Dementia With Your Feet: The Brain-Strengthening Power of Dancing

Last week, I promised to show you a powerful brain exercise that some of my readers are going to love…and some might not. In our discussion of dementia prevention, we’ve talked about eating a brain-healthy diet and exercising your brain with interlobal activities like navigating to an unfamiliar location without a GPS. As it turns […]

Eat Your Way To Brain Health

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been looking at ways to keep your brain healthy, especially as we move into our 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. I hope you’ve been enjoying it as much as I have. For me personally, now that I’ve crossed into my 50s, nourishing my brain has become as much a […]

Simple But Not Easy: Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

Over the last few weeks, several things have worked together to focus my attention on brain health. First, there was a book, then a conversation, then a phone call. I feel like I’m being surrounded by resources to help me tackle this important issue. As a chiropractor, it’s natural for me to emphasize the brain […]

Understanding Dementia 2: Giving Care To The Caregiver

If you haven’t been here on “Wellness Wednesday” with us the last two weeks, I want to catch you up on what’s happened, because if you have a family member or loved one at any stage of dementia (or you want to do what you can to prevent it in your own life), I believe […]

Understanding Dementia: My One-on-One With A Dementia Specialist

After last week’s “Wellness Wednesday,” where we talked about strategies for preventing dementia, I had the most enlightening conversation with a young woman who happens to have a great deal of experience working with dementia patients. What she shared with me was not only fascinating, I think it will be an enormous help and resource […]

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