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Chiropractic Health & Wellness Blog

Ditch the Pad – Pelvic Floor Help

18 Jan

Ditch the Pads Can’t squeeze when you sneeze? Did these symptoms come up after having a baby or babies? Even if this was YEARS ago? You are not alone!! It is all too common for women to tell me that they’re experiencing pelvic floor issues after having kids (some even having symptoms without giving birth). Yes, it is common–but this does not have to be the case for the rest of your life. There is…

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6 Jan

Happy New Year Folks

Happy New Year Folks! Thanks to all our loyal readers and feedback! Love to hear what you are thinking and what you would like to learn more about. So far you have requested: More sleep tips–especially for little ones Information on the vagus nerve and how it relates to fertility…

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14 Dec

Kegels – Not just for women

Kegels – Not just for women Yes it’s true, kegels are not just for women! The perineum or pelvic floor are layers of muscles or can be considered the foundation that hold up your organs. Hormone changes, including postpartum, menopause and andropause (“male” menopause”) all influence the wellbeing of the perineum. In men over 45, if your having trouble with urinary incontinence, this can be related to testosterone levels dropping. I’ve talked about this before, but the importance of ‘kegels’ can greatly influence the strength of your muscles and help with bladder control and bowel control. It also helps with improving the tone and health of the…

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2 Dec

12 Days of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas I’ve collected some ideas for Christmas which I hope you will enjoy. It’s a variety of holiday gift and craft suggestions that families can all do in time for the holidays. My goal is to keep costs low and keep the fun metre high! Let us…

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2 Nov

The Gifts of Imperfection

The Gifts of Imperfection I was in a recent patient visit when this book came to mind. It’s an oldie but goodie! It came into print about 10 years ago by Brené Brown. Those of you who know her, love her like I do. The Gifts of Imperfection is a book about setting boundaries, embracing your imperfections and to recognize that you are enough. Here is a short video that highlights some of the topics from The Gifts of Imperfection: My favourite part is when she talks about her ring that turns. Who needs one of those? Want to work on these concepts with your kids?  Here…

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27 Oct

The cigarettes of the 21st century

The cigarettes of the 21st century You may or may not be aware of the advent of 5G bandwidth. This is a much stronger than 4G or 3G that we have been accustomed to for the past number of years and the potential health effects are unknown. One of the experts on this is Joseph Mercola who has recently released a book called, “EMF*D 5G, Wifi and Cell Phones, hidden harms and how to protect yourself”.  Here is the interview on EMFs: Joseph is a physician and best selling author. In this interview he discusses what EMFs are, compares 5G to the tobacco industry, potential…

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