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Drinking Vinegar: An old tradition that’s trendy again

  Is it all hype and just for the handle-bar mustached hipsters? No, drinking vinegar actually does have some health benefits. Like most things, the benefits are small but scientifically supported. Many of the health claims of vinegar are overstated, but here are two that have good backing. Vinegar can help lower your blood sugar […]

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How to Improve Your Ergonomics at Work

How to Improve Your Ergonomics at Work

Neck pain, low back pain, carpal tunnel, and shoulder pain can all be caused by poor workstation ergonomics. Here are some tips for an ideal work station. If you are sitting most of the day, get up every half hour to walk and move your body for at least three minutes. You can set a […]

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Does your little one have a TMJ issue?

Does your little one have a TMJ issue?

Dr. Young sees TMJ issues as early as newborns. When a baby’s jaw doesn’t move properly, they have a more difficult time latching and sucking properly. Left alone these issues can create discomfort for mother and difficulty eating and gaining weight for baby. One of the first signs that there might be an issue with […]

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Arm Yourself Against Cold & Flu Season

​​​​​Winter has arrived and brought with it that annoying cold and flu season! At LGCWC we believe that a preventive approach is your first line of defense. But if a nasty bug gets you down we have some suggestions to get you back on your feet and feeling healthy again. Want to prevent the cold […]

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What is meditation?

What is meditation? Meditation can be many different things and practiced in many different ways. For some it can be moving meditation and others simply being still and following your breath. There is no ‘right’ way to meditate. A meditation practice is unique to each individual. It is not about clearing your mind or becoming […]

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Comprehensive Blood Testing

With all the cleverly marketed supplements, fad diets and conflicting nutrition information available today, it can get confusing. Our office uses Diagnostic Testing (like blood work) to formulate vitamin and nutrient recommendations specific to YOUR body’s needs. No more guessing! These tests can also indicate if you’re progressing toward the development of a serious illnesses […]

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Allergy or Sensitivity? How to Tell the Difference

When any substance enters the body, it is recognized as either foreign or self. If the substance is tagged as foreign, the body’s immune system will shift into attack-mode to protect us. This becomes a problem when our immune system attacks something that is either not harmful or something we are often exposed to. Trees, […]

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How are You Sleeping?

Sleep Ergonomics Just like ergonomics at work, your position all night matters. Sleeping positions can cause neck and back pain, hip pain, hand numbness or tingling and shoulder pain. Since you’ll be in these positions for 7-9 hours, make sure you are in the right position for your body. Pillow and mattress selection is also […]

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Stress

Stress

Stress has become a fact of life, and for some, the daily norm. Although occasional stress can help improve our focus and performance, living with chronic stress can backfire by causing anxiety, depression and serious health problems. Understanding who we are, knowing our major struggles, putting them in perspective, and taking action can help us […]

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Five Slumber Inducing Rituals for the Rest You Need

Does holiday prep have your mind racing as you check and recheck your mental list of things to do? Sometimes that good night’s sleep doesn’t come as easily at this time of year, so here are a few bedtime rituals that will help you get that necessary snooze time! Listen to your mom! Especially if […]

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