Healthy News - March 2020

Using West Des Moines chiropractic care as one complementary health alternative boosted 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 discovered that 29.2% of them used complementary health alternatives in the last 12 months: herbal therapies, chiropractic and massage topped the list. 60% of those folks reported that it was “important” for keeping their health and well-being. They reported that it improved their overall health, and they felt better. They had an enhanced sense of control over their health. They said these types of interventions made it easier to cope with their health problems. (1) Today more than ever, we in West Des Moines all need a better sense of control over our health and well-being. Your West Des Moines chiropractor is your partner in good times and difficult times, for young folks and elders! Make your appointment soon! Meanwhile, take advice from the CDC while the coronavirus pandemic is on our minds, too, as they are all things within our control when so much around us is not. (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 discovers a way to regain a sense of control of his life when neck pain took away his sleep.

Correcting West Des Moines 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 helps fight challenges to it. Air pollution is a challenge as it can trigger undue immune responses: infection, cancer, auto-immune conditions. Inhaled air pollution usually lands 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 research proposes may boost the immune system to combat such invasion. (3) Vitamin D is reportedly beneficial to improve and keep clinical depression at bay via its homeostatic, immunomodulatory and neuroprotective roles. (4) Everyone from government, research and industry globally know that vitamin D deficiency is a big problem. They are working to find ways to deal with it and respond to the questions “How much vitamin D should I take a day?” and “How best do we make sure everyone gets that?” (5) Let us talk about this at your next chiropractic appointment and set a plan to boost your vitamin D level and let your body to fight health-compromising problems.

CONTACT Executive Chiropractic of Iowa

Arrange your next West Des Moines chiropractic appointment now with Executive Chiropractic of Iowa. Your West Des Moines chiropractor is with you on your health path 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. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa is privileged to be your – and your elders’ - health partner.

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