Archive for June, 2018
The new chiropractor had a busy weekend. She finally moved into a new apartment, and spent the weekend learning from one of the best clinicians in the area. The sessions on functional soft tissue seminar provided hands on experience. The new clinic is a chance to make sure that these new tasks can be put into action as soon as possible. In addition to the skills training, the sessions also focused on patient care skills that keep patients returning for follow up appointments. The clinical cues and approaches that were taught provide skills that were not a part of the training that student chiropractors receive in a classroom.
These latest patient skills were presented in rooms with real patients receiving real treatments from experienced chiropractic care doctors. Within the next few days, Continue Reading No Comments
People associate a lump in their throat with strong emotions. They may choke up while watching the latest episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” or “This Is Us.” How many of us haven’t felt a lump in our throat right before a good cry? In the absence of strong feelings, a lump in your throat may signal an enlarged thyroid brought about by iodine deficiency.
What Is Iodine?
Iodine is a mineral that is found in some foods, and it helps our bodies create thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone is responsible for almost all our body’s metabolic processes and many other vital functions such as our heart rate and rhythm. Unfortunately, iodine levels have decreased over the past three decades by as much as 50 percent, leaving people vulnerable to iodine deficiency.
A Worldwide Health Issue
Iodine deficiency can be found in both high-income countries and in developing countries. WH
There are a variety of medical issues that can be addressed by family practice physicians. In addition to assisting patients with weight loss and low testosterone, family practice physicians can also evaluate and/or provide treatment for chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and other types of health issues. Medical professionals at local walk in clinics can also provide preventative care, which includes vaccinations.
Addressing Weight Loss
A large percentage of Americans are either overweight or obese. Recent data shows that this currently amounts to roughly 66% of the adult population. Heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and specific types of cancer are all considered to be obesity-related conditions. When an individual is able to attain their optimal healthy wei