Six Ways To Reduce Neck Pain

Someone you love has probably dealt with neck pain. That problem is only getting worse and can come from a number of disorders and diseases. Some common medical conditions causing cervical or neck pain are degenerative disc disease, neck strain, neck injury, a herniated disc, a pinched nerve, etc. This pain can also come from poor positioning of the neck while sleeping with the head on a pillow and continuous sitting in front of a computer. Prevention of neck pain in the context of these activities should include neck strengthening, stretching, postural education, and compliance with at-home cervical traction.

Stay on Track & Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays!

This week is the beginning of the holiday rush – Thanksgiving, holiday parties, school parties, get-togethers, Christmas, New Years – the list goes on and on! And while it is certainly the most wonderful time of the year, it can be difficult to navigate your food choices when there are so many tempting options. But I’m here to tell you that the holidays don’t mean you have to fall off your healthy path – you CAN make good choices and enjoy the holidays at the same time! Check out my Thanksgiving tips below and the Holiday Survival Guide.

Healthy Habits For Your Child

NOW is always the best time to set your children up for success in school by integrating healthy habits into their lives.

Breakfast

You’ve heard this before, but breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. A good solid protein rich breakfast will get your child’s day headed in the right direction.

Thyroid and MTHFR

Thyroid conditions are truly a plague among the human population. According to the American Thyroid Association, an estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, up to 60 percent of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition, women are 5 to 8 times more likely than men to have thyroid problems, and 1 woman in 8 will develop a thyroid disorder during her lifetime.