Author Archives: Jim Wood

Regular Chiropractic Care and Chronic Disease

Regular Chiropractic Care and Chronic Disease Regular chiropractic care helps provide a strong platform for managing the effects of chronic disease, regardless of the prescription medication you may or may not be taking. Although the ultimate causes of chronic diseases … Continue reading

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When the Cure is Worse than the Disease

When the Cure Is Worse than the Disease Regular Chiropractic Care and Chronic Disease Regardless of the prescription medication you may or may not be taking, regular chiropractic care helps provide a strong platform for managing the effects of chronic … Continue reading

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This Year’s Flu Vaccine Doesn’t Work!

This Year’s Flu Vaccine Doesn’t Work! Natural News: CDC issues flu vaccine apology: this year’s vaccine doesn’t work! (NaturalNews) The following video from Gary Franchi of NextNewsNetwork reveals the shocking admission by the CDC that this year’s flu vaccine doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Hydration Proclamation

The Hydration Proclamation 8 cups of water a day. Add a cup for every cup of coffee or tea that you drink. That should do it. Specific Goals for Hydration Weight loss? Water increases metabolism Helps you feel fuller Substitute … Continue reading

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Strength Training Tips for Women

This article offers tips for the recommended 30 minutes or more of moderate exercise three to four days per week. To Your Health: Five Strength Training Tips for Women By Editorial Staff These days, many women have jumped on the … Continue reading

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What’s in that Sports Drink

Make sure you check out what’s in the sport’s drinks you use to re-hydrate after exercising. To Your Health: Sports Science: What’s in That Drink? Key components of a performance / recovery drink – and what many are missing. By … Continue reading

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To Stretch or Not?

To Stretch or Not to Stretch? To stretch or not to stretch? Impact on performance and injury rates in runners. By Thomas Michaud, DC To Your Health: Exploring the Science of Stretching The debate is raging over whether stretching is … Continue reading

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7 Hours of Sleep – Not 8?

Is 7 Hours of Sleep – Not 8 Enough? The WSJ is reporting on studies that show 7 hours sleep is the optimum to function the next day—not 8, as long believed: WSJ: Sleep experts close in on the optimal … Continue reading

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Organic Health Buzzwords Misleading?

Are Organic Health Buzzwords Misleading? To Your Health: Study: Health Buzzwords Misleading When you go grocery shopping, do you notice the words “whole grain,” “organic” and “antioxidants”? How likely are you to buy these without actually noticing they are not … Continue reading

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6 Essential Minerals for Women’s Health

Essential Minerals for Women’s Health To Your Health: 6 Essential Minerals for Women’s Health By Dr. Isaac Eliaz Minerals are essential micronutrients that are required in small amounts for the body to function properly. Untreated mineral deficiencies can cause serious … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Health

5 Ways to Improve Your Health This Spring The quickest,  easiest and most important wellness advice to focus on this spring and summer. Lower your sugar intake. Keep your body weight within normal range. Make time to exercise daily. Make … Continue reading

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Muscle Pain? Musculoskeletal Pain? Try Vitamin D

Vitamin D has shown the ability to reduce various forms of pain. To Your Health January, 2014 Musculoskeletal Pain? Try Vitamin D Vitamin D has already been shown to reduce the risk of some cancers, diabetes, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple … Continue reading

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The Missing Link for the CrossFit Athlete Treatment

CrossFit Athlete Treatment This is a good article about the treatment needs of a CrossFit athlete but we at Dakota Ridge Chiropractic don’t generally agree that all cross fit athletes need treatment once per week, but CrossFit Athlete Treatment at regular … Continue reading

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Preserving Your Eyesight With B Vitamins

Good advice for overall ocular health and maintenance. To Your Health: Preserve Your Eyesight With B Vitamins By James P. Meschino, DC, MS A study published in the July 2013 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition adds to … Continue reading

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Going Shoeless: Barefoot Running — Pros & Cons

Going Shoeless: Barefoot Running — Pros & Cons This article sums it up nicely. Dynamic Chiropractic: Article: Going Shoeless: The Pros & Cons of Barefoot Running — By Linsay Way, DC With the subculture of barefoot runners and the products … Continue reading

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Building strength – Making Your Body Stronger As You Age

Building strength will pay off as you age. To Your Health: Make Your Body Stronger As You Age Aging can bring on a variety of health issues, but one of the key problems that affect many is overall weakness. The … Continue reading

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Avoid Getting Colds

Avoid getting colds during this cold season Follow a 5 Part Plan to Avoid Getting Colds Wash your hands frequently Cold prevention and mitigating the severity of cold symptoms; To maintain a strong immune system — consider: vitamin C vitamin … Continue reading

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The Mediterranean Diet

Going for the Greek or Mediterranean Diet Try This Farmers Market Greek Salad Recipe: From Dr. Preston Maring’s recipe blog: Serves 4 as a salad course. 1 pound of tomatoes of different sizes and colors, thickly sliced 1 cucumber, sliced … Continue reading

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Omega-3 Diet For Chronic Spinal Pain Injuries

Omega-3 Diet For Chronic Spinal Pain Spinal pain can be consuming but alleviated by changing some simple diet habits. Featuring a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids is key to alleviating chronic pain. To Your Health: Omega-3 Diet Essential For … Continue reading

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Manage Depression With Exercise

Manage Depression With Exercise Evidence shows dramatic results can be attained by managing depression with a consistent exercise plan. To Your Health: Article Beat the Blues (Without Drugs) By Editorial Staff Depression affects approximately 18.8 million American adults (about 9.5 … Continue reading

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