September 2019 Health Newsletter

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"Perhaps the earth can teach us, as when everything seems dead and later proves to be alive."  ~  Pablo Neruda
 
Spring brings with it a sense of renewal.  The foliage gets dressed in flirtatious miniskirts of emerald tones as jeweled blossoms yawn open.  The air is fertile with golden pollen - Bless you! - and everything seems alive again after the frigid gray deadness of winter.
 
As we welcome spring with rain-soaked arms, let us turn our attention to the renewal of our personal turns of season.  It is always a good idea to renew our commitment to wholeness and optimal health.
 
Let the budding fruit trees remind you of your own fragile growth and like those tiny buds, your growth is bursting with potential.  Each apple that grows has within it a limitless number of orchards.  So. Do. You.
 
Choose today what you will grow, nurture and produce during this new season.
 
Blueberries of health?
Grapefruit of kindness?
Broccoli of peace?
Asparagus of love?
 
 
I am 97.8693% convinced that every soul needs to nurture their Asparagus of Love and not just for others, but for themselves as well.  Asparagus for everybody!
 
During this beautful season of renewal, continue to grow, nurture and produce.
 


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From the Doc

Always remember - If you are struggling with brain ailments, thyroid conditions, hormone imbalances, digestive issues or anything on the autoimmune spectrum,  YOU DON'T HAVE TO.
 
While my main passion is weight loss at this point, I am also available to speak on other issues like spinal health, leaky gut and overall wellness
 
Stay tuned to learn more.  I am contuinually learning new ways to improve your health.  
 
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Dr Linda H Katz
 
 


Current Articles

» A Little Exercise, A Longer Life
» Chiropractic Care Beneficial For Disc Herniations
» Sleep Longer For A Healthier Brain

A Little Exercise, A Longer Life

Individuals partaking in even just a small amount of low-intensity exercise are significantly less likely to die prematurely than their sedentary counterparts, according to researchers.  The findings come from examining data from 10 previous studies of more than 36,000 older subjects.  The evidence is becoming more clear – stop moving, and the risk of death increases significantly.  Being sedentary 10 hours a day increased death during the close to 7-year study by 48%.  Those that pushed their sedentary lifestyle to 12 hours a day nearly tripled their risk of death during this time frame.  The good news is that researchers found that literally any level of physical activity level was beneficial.  Thus, you don’t need to run a marathon or even run to reap the benefits.  Simply get up, get out and just move!

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: BMJ 2019;366:l5051
Copyright: ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2019


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Chiropractic Care Beneficial For Disc Herniations

A recently published study has found chiropractic spinal manipulation provides beneficial effects for individuals with painful disc herniations. The study included 148 patients suffering from acute and chronic low back pain and leg pain with visible lumbar (lower back) disc herniations as seen on MRI. Patients were treated with chiropractic spinal manipulation - the most common treatment provided by chiropractors. Researchers reported significant improvements for all outcomes at all points of follow-up. At the 3 month mark, approximately 91% of patients were "improved" with 88% "improved" at the 1 year mark. Although acute patients improved faster by 3 months, 82% of chronic patients reported "improvement" with 89% "improved" at 1 year. Importantly, there were no adverse events reported from receiving their chiropractic care. If you are suffering from back pain, leg pain and/or have a known disc herniation, contact your local chiropractor for a consultation today.


Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: JMPT. Volume 37, Issue 3, March 2014.
Copyright: ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2014


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Sleep Longer For A Healthier Brain

Numerous sleep studies have been conducted to determine how sleep affects the human body and overall health. However, no studies have specifically looked into how sleep affects the brain in aging adults. In efforts to answer this question, Chinese researchers reviewed MRI scans, health questionnaires and cognitive tests on 66 Chinese adults over the age of 55. They then repeated this 2 years later and compared the data. Their findings indicate that those who slept less had more age-related brain shrinkage and an increased decline in cognitive performance. Sleep plays a crucial role in cellular repair and memory consolidation. Lack sleep and you’ll starve your body’s ability to heal, repair and regenerate. Researchers offered the following tips to those who struggle with adequate sleep - Avoid napping during the day, keep your bedroom dark and quiet, have a comfortable mattress, avoid alcohol and cigarettes, and avoid activities that excite your brain and body close to bedtime.


Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: Sleep. July 1, 2014.
Copyright: ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2014


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