Why Sleep Is Critical To Brain Health

By Healthy Brain Now | February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

We all know that sleep plays a vital role in our overall health profile; however, Americans, as a whole, are simply not getting the rest we need consistently. A 2013 report indicated that, on average, the average American only slept 6.8 hours every night. Additionally, a whopping 40% of those studied admitted to getting under…

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How Do We Really “Feel” Pain?

By Healthy Brain Now | January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Physical pain is an unavoidable part of life. A cut finger, a migraine headache, a stubbed toe; we’ve all felt the ache and discomfort associated with pain. Feeling even a minor wound the moment it occurs can play a critical role in protecting us against a more serious injury. However, most of us don’t realize…

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January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)Awareness Month

By Jenn Bottoms | January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Extreme sports are more popular than ever. Contests like the Winter Olympics, the X Games and a number of other competitions have created a seemingly endless array of sports and hybrid sports including skiing, snowboarding, base jumping, snow kiting, ice yachting and more. As the popularity of winter sports continues to grow, so does the…

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PEMF Therapy for Migraines

By Jenn Bottoms | January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Did you know that more than 38 million people suffer from migraines in the U.S. today? That is a staggering statistic. Two to three million of those people are chronic migraine sufferers, meaning that they have more than fifteen headaches a month over a three month period. With so many occurrences of migraines and increased…

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Blood Pressure and Effects on the Brain

By Healthy Brain Now | January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, has reached epidemic levels in the United States. Recent statistics estimate that a whopping 75 million adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure. Once designated by a reading of 140 over 90, new guidelines released in November 2017 lowered the hypertension guidelines to 130 over 80, causing…

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Combatting Seasonal Affective Disorder

By Jenn Bottoms | January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Do the colder temperatures and shorter days leave you feeling less than 100%? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes with the changing of the seasons and affects an estimated five percent of the U.S. population each year.  Sometimes referred to as the “winter blues”, this type of depression…

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Common balance disorders and treatment through Chiropractic Neurology

By Jenn Bottoms | December 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Balance disorders are among the most common reasons that older patients seek medical treatment. However, balance disorders are not just a problem in old age, statistics show that more than one in 20 children and adolescents also suffers from balance disorders. In patients of all ages, balance disorders can be due to an underlying condition…

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Does Misophonia Affect the Ability to Learn?

By Jenn Bottoms | December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chances are, you know someone who finds a variety of sounds including chewing, slurping or eating, the clicking of a pen and many more, extremely annoying. Scientifically known as misophonia, there is no known cause for the condition, however, as more and more research is being done, it has become clear that for those who…

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A Functional Approach to Movement Disorders

By Jenn Bottoms | December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nearly everyone has experienced a twitch in their eyelid or muscle spasm in an extremity at some time or another. Most of these movements are completely normal and are often due to overuse of muscles, fatigue or dehydration. But for some, involuntary muscle spasms or other movements indicate a deeper problem. In fact, medically classified…

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De-Mystifying Migraine

By Healthy Brain Now | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

De-Mystifying Migraine: -Dr. Jonathan Arkin                 Migraine is a disorder that’s millions of Americans are diagnosed with.  In fact, roughly 39 million men, women, and children are afflicted in the US and potentially up to a billion people worldwide.  It is the third most common illness in the world and is so much more than…

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