STRESS Modern life is full of pressure, stress and frustration. Worrying about your job security, being overworked, driving in rush-hour traffic, arguing with your spouse — all these create stress. According to a recent survey by the American Psychology Association, fifty-four percent of Americans are concerned about the level of stress in their everyday lives and two-thirds of … [Read more...] about Stress… and more stress.. and the Effect on Your Body!
Here is a recipe from our December newsletter! Gourmet Open-Faced Salmon Sandwich Open-faced sandwiches are great for cutting out extra calories while trying to lose weight. This recipe calls for sprouted grain bread, which is flourless bread that is densely packed with nutrients. Store your sprouted grain bread in the freezer, since it is made without preservatives or chemicals to promote … [Read more...] about Healthy Eating! Open-Faced Salmon Sandwich
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is characterized by mood swings, swollen abdomen, headaches, back pain, food cravings, fatigue, irritability or depression in the days before a woman’s monthly period. The severity of these symptoms can range from mild to incapacitating and may last from a couple of days to two weeks. It has been estimated that three of every four menstruating women experience some … [Read more...] about PMS and Chiropractic
Headache Trigger Points- Trigger point therapy for headaches tends to involve four muscles: the Splenius muscles, the Suboccipitals, the Sternocleidomastoid (SCM) and the Trapezius. Trigger points in the Splenius muscles are a common cause of headache pain that travels through the head to the back of the eye, as well as to the top of the head. The Suboccipitals are actually a … [Read more...] about All About “Trigger Points” and Pain
You probably know someone who would never go to a chiropractor. You may have even told yourself that chiropractic care just isn't for you. Here are three of the top reasons that people give for not wanting to consider chiropractic. I am afraid to have chiropractic adjustments. Here is what you should know- gentle, safe, non-force care is available. Technology has revolutionized … [Read more...] about Chiropractic: Why & Why Not?
Eating healthy at the holidays is a challenge for everyone. And most of us "slip up", at least a little. So, you're not perfect? Here are some tips to help you get through the season healthfully. If you know that you are going to attend a dinner or party where there will be plenty of temptation, eat something in advance so that you don't arrive ravenous. It is easier to exercise good … [Read more...] about Dr. Alexander’s Tips for Surviving Holiday Treats & Sweets
When you are not feeling up to par, you may be tempted to skip working out altogether. There are times when you need the rest. However, skipping too frequently may be an indication that you are expecting too much, or too little of yourself. For instance, people who have various types of arthritis, or who have limited flexibility genetically, may not feel comfortable working out. But, with … [Read more...] about It is Important to Maintain Flexibility
Our May newsletter is here. Click on this link to read. This month, it features the following articles: "Are Chiropractors Real Doctors?" "An Asprin a Day?" "What is the Most Effective Way to Exercise?" Alexander Chiropractic - Spring, Texas Gentle chiropractic care without popping or twisting "We educate and create wellness." … [Read more...] about Our May Newsletter is here!
Check out our October newsletter. Articles included: "Is Sitting the New Smoking?", "The Right Fats", and "Children and Asthma". … [Read more...] about Our October Newsletter is Here!
Kids should be checked for curvature when they are 7 to 8 years old to intercept scoliosis before it manifests in a serious curve. The earlier they are treated, the less likely it is that they are going to get a life changing deformity. Doctors of chiropractic are qualified and trained to detect scoliosis. Scoliosis is detected through physical examination, medical history and Xrays. Other … [Read more...] about Kids and Scoliosis