A “Big” Problem: Determining If Your Enlarged Heart Is A Good Thing Or Indicator Of Bad Health

One of the biggest indicators of heart disease is cardiomegaly. Cardiomegaly is a condition more commonly known as an "enlarged heart," and it can indicate a serious medical condition--or supreme fitness. When the left ventricle region of your heart is particularly enlarged, it is not always easy to determine whether or not your heart is functioning efficiently because you are athletic, or poorly because you are suffering from heart disease. Here is an introduction to cardiomegaly, the left ventricle, and the importance of determining whether your heart is enlarged as a result of great health or poor health. Read More 

5 Reasons To Visit A Chiropractor

Living with back pain can be devastating. Millions of people suffer each year from this type of pain and visit a chiropractor for the necessary amount of care. However, there are other health benefits of visiting this back specialist that should be considered. Knowing other reasons to visit a chiropractor may motivate you to do so. Reason #1: Spine alignment One of the most common reasons for seeing a chiropractor is to have your spine aligned correctly. Read More 

3 Ways To Reduce Back Pain Caused By Extra Weight

Obesity is a problem that affects 64.5% of adults in the U.S., and many of these individuals suffer from back pain. While being overweight can cause many health problems, back pain is a common issue among people that are carrying extra weight. If you are overweight and are suffering from pain in your back, you may want to consider taking the following three steps to help you find relief for this problem. Read More 

What To Expect After The Loss Of A Limb

Living life with an artificial limb requires not only physical adjustments, but psychological adjustments as well. Much like the death of a loved one, it can be mentally challenging to deal with the emotional, physical and spiritual pain that can accompany the loss of a limb. The normal stages of grief include: Denial. "I can't believe this happened to me." Anger. "Why did this have to happen to me?" Bargaining. Read More 

Chiropractic Care For You And Your Pets: The Newest Approach To Wellness

Chiropractic care for animals is a fairly new field of medicine. Newer still is the practice of chiropractors establishing an office that sees both humans and animals for spinal adjustments. There are many reasons why you would want to take your pet to a local chiropractor. Dog Breeds That Have Hip Dysplasia Certain breeds of dogs, specifically black labs and a few other small- to medium-sized dogs, often have hip dysplasia. Read More