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
PMS and Chiropractic
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
All About “Trigger Points” and Pain
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
The Basics of Good Spinal Health!
What is the single most common cause of joint degeneration in the spine? Many people will automatically reply "old age". But the truth is, joint degeneration starts way before that. Remember these three basic concepts! In spinal columns, MOTION IS FUNCTION. LACK OF MOTION is DYSFUNCTION. FROZEN SPINAL JOINTS CAUSE ARTHRITIS to occur. Loss of vertebral motion is the … [Read more...] about The Basics of Good Spinal Health!
Our May Newsletter!
Contains information about insomnia and pregnancy tips! Check it out! AlexChiro May 2015 newsletter. Alexander Chiropractic - Spring Texas We Educate & Create Wellness. www.alexchiro.com … [Read more...] about Our May Newsletter!
Chiropractic: Why & Why Not?
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?
Dr. Alexander’s Tips for Surviving Holiday Treats & Sweets
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
Sleep and Your Health
It is undisputed that sleep is important to your health. A lack of sleep lowers immunity, affects hormonal levels and can have negative effects on body's organs and systems. Not only is sleep important to health, so is your sleep position. Not only is it important to have an adequate mattress, it is also essential to have a good supportive pillow. Sleeping in a position that puts stress on … [Read more...] about Sleep and Your Health
It is Important to Maintain Flexibility
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
Health Benefits of Green Tea
Have you heard that green tea has health benefits? Well, it's true! Green tea is FULL of antioxidants which help promote healthy cells and can reduce cell damage. Green tea can also help lower cholesterol and may help keep blood sugar stable. But you could lose all those benefits if you add sugar or chemical-filled artificial sweetners! (or if you pair the tea with sugary snacks). Green … [Read more...] about Health Benefits of Green Tea