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Healthy News - March 2020

Using Brooks chiropractic care as one complementary health alternative improved patients sense of well-being and control of their health. 
 
CHIROPRACTIC: ONE WAY TO FEEL BETTER AND GAIN A SENSE OF CONTROL

“Listen to your elders!” An analysis of over-60 year olds found that 29.2% of them utilized complementary health alternatives in the past year: herbal therapies, chiropractic and massage topped the list. 60% of those folks wrote it was “important” for keeping their health and well-being. They said that it improved their overall health, and they felt better. They had a better sense of control over their health. They said these types of interventions created an easier way to cope with their health problems. (1) Today more than ever, we in Brooks are all in need of a stronger sense of control over our health and well-being. Your Brooks chiropractor is with you in good times and difficult times, for young folks and elders! Come see us soon. In the meantime, take advice from the CDC while the coronavirus pandemic is on our minds, too, as these are all things within our control when so much around us isn’t. (2)


Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Chris DeVeau on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. His presentation demonstrates how chiropractic care incorporating the gentle Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management joins a patient as he finds a way to regain a sense of control of his life when neck pain robbed him of sleep.

Correcting Brooks vitamin D deficiency boosts the immune system to ward off disease and even depression. 

TIP OF THE MONTH: Take Vitamin D

A healthy body counts on a healthy, well-functioning immune system. Vitamin D supports a health immune system and aids fight challenges to it. Air pollution is a challenge as it can elicit undue immune responses: infection, cancer, auto-immune conditions. Inhaled air pollution usually settles on respiratory mucosa and affects the respiratory system. (The news is filled with talk about the respiratory system today.) Vitamin D supplementation is one strategy study proposes may enhance the immune system to fight such invasion. (3) Vitamin D is reportedly advantageous to improve and keep clinical depression at bay via its homeostatic, immunomodulatory and neuroprotective roles. (4) Many from government, research and industry around the world know that vitamin D deficiency is a big problem. They are working to find ways to deal with it and answer the questions “How much vitamin D should I take daily?” and “How best do we make sure everyone gets that?” (5) Let us talk about this at your next chiropractic visit and set a plan to boost your vitamin D level and let your body to ward off health-compromising issues.

CONTACT Soft Health and Healing Clinic

Arrange your next Brooks chiropractic appointment now with Soft Health and Healing Clinic. Your Brooks chiropractor is with you on your health journey offering chiropractic treatments and tips - like supplementing with vitamin D - to follow at home to cope mentally and physically in times of pain, stress and depression. Soft Health and Healing Clinic is privileged to be your – and your elders’ - health partner.

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