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Strengthen Spinal Muscles and Improve Blood Circulation El Paso, Texas

A healthy lifestyle combined withexercisecreates toned muscles that protect the body/spine and improve blood circulation. Chiropractic is designed to bring pain relief, realign the spine, and restore the body to its natural balance through treatment and a strengthening program.

Spinal Blood Supply The vascular system's function is to nourish every cell in the body. This includes the:
Vertebral columnSpinal cordNeural structuresMuscles Blood Blood contains:
Plasma - fluidRed blood cells - erythrocytesWhite blood cellsPlatelets Plasma and Cell Nourishment Plasma, or the liquid part of blood, total's to about 90% of blood combined with water, salts, hormones, and proteins. It delivers the proteins, fats, minerals, and lipids to each cell in the body. Cells can't reproduce or repair any damage or injury to the body without nutrient replenishment.

Red Blood Cells/Oxygen The primary benefit cells derive from blood is oxygen. Oxygen is needed to burn glucose for energy. This oxygen…

Stubborn Weight: Genetics or Diet?

Today, there can be a lot of confusion when it comes to diet. The information received can be contradicting, confusing, and leave individuals feeling lost. This can often result in giving up on the diet and being left with joint pain, inflammation, discomfort, headaches and more.
The reason why there is more than one diet out there is because the research is always advancing. We have come to realize that everyone's body reacts to different food sources and diets differently.

Genetic Code As more and more research is being done, the more we are realizing how the genetic factor of individual cells directly correlate to a patient's weight, diet, and changes as they age. For years, as one would get older and start gaining weight, we would attribute it to age. Although age is a factor, what we are finding now is that the genes are actually changing as we age and that is what creates this weight gain.
Sure enough, there are also genes that will tell us if you are susceptible to sna…

Arabinogalactan The Immune and Gut Enhancer

Do you feel:Excessive belching, burping, or bloating?Stomach pain, burning, or aching 1-4 hours after eating?An overall sense of bloating?Difficulty digesting roughage and fiber?A sense of fullness during and after meals? If you are experiencing any of these situations, then there might be some problems with your gut system or immune system. How about adding some arabinogalactan into your diet.

Around eighty-eight percent of Americans are living with compromised metabolic health and becoming overweight or obese. Some people are typically healthy and take active measures to stay that way through a healthy diet, which consists of eating the right nutritional food and exercising regularly. While with others, they are consuming high sugar and fatty processed foods and are being inactive and not exercising. When people fall behind on trying to achieve a healthy lifestyle, they need some reliable backup evidence to help them get back on track.

With the constant flood of information about th…

Fender Bender Injuries and Chiropractic Treatment El Paso, Texas

Fender benders/automobile accidents are the number one cause of spinal cord injuries. Auto accidents have accounted for more than a third of all reported cases of spine injuries. On average, individuals drive 30-40 miles every day. We love our cars, and we love to drive. Nothing throws us out of our normal world faster than a fender bender.

Auto accidents also account for other injuries like:
WhiplashSpinal fracturesHerniated discs A crash causes bodily injury, stress, and, in some cases, ongoing legal matters. However, these injuries don't present symptoms until weeks or even months after the accident. With the vast number of automobiles on the road, as well as drivers being distracted, increases an individual's chances of being involved in an accident. If a fender bender happens to you, it is important to recognize and understand what has happened to keep you safe and your injuries to a minimum.


Understand the Situation The way you react seconds after a crash can impact the s…

Ketogenic Diet for Metabolic Syndrome

The ketogenic diet also referred to as the keto diet, is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet that has been demonstrated to have a variety of health benefits, especially for people with metabolic syndrome. Several research studies found that the ketogenic diet can help promote weight loss and improve overall wellness. Researchers also found that the keto diet may even be beneficial against diabetes, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, and cancer, among others.

What is the Ketogenic Diet? As previously mentioned, the keto diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet similar to the Atkins diet, as well as other low-carbohydrate diets. The primary goal of the ketogenic diet is to considerably decrease the consumption of carbohydrates and replace them with "good" fats. Reducing carb intake will allow the body to enter a metabolic state, known as ketosis. During ketosis, the body becomes tremendously efficient at burning fat in order to turn it into energy for fuel. It will also produce ketone…

Herniated/Slipped and Bulging Discs El Paso, Texas

Individuals can develop a herniated, slipped or bulging disc in the neck or back. Too much stress on the disc/s whether from poor posture, being overweight, injury, aging, and an unhealthy lifestyle can increase the risk for disc problems. Herniation can be caused by a combination of factors or physical injury. Several common questions about disc problems are answered.

Can Discs SlipA slipped disc can mean a ruptured or herniated disc. We use the term slipped disc, however, the discs do not slip. Each disc is sandwiched between two vertebrae that are supported by a system of ligaments that hold the spine together. A bulging or herniated disc is the proper term.




Difference Between a Bulging and Herniated Disc Disc disorders are categorized as contained or non-contained. Bulging disc is an example of a contained disc disorder.

Bulging A bulging disc has not broken open meaning the nucleus is still contained inside the annulus fibrosus. The disc could protrude into the spinal canal witho…

Important Facts to Know About Metabolic Syndrome

According to healthcare professionals, metabolic syndrome is a collection of conditions or disorders that can increase the risk of developing a variety of health issues, including diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. A combination of several of these risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, and excess waist fat, can ultimately increase the risk of a patient being diagnosed with metabolic syndrome and its associated health issues.

Metabolic syndrome affects approximately 23 percent of adults and the most common underlying causes of this collection of conditions or disorders include, excess weight and obesity, sedentary lifestyle, genetic factors, and age. As previously mentioned above, having 3 or more metabolic syndrome risk factors can increase the risk of developing a variety of other health issues, including diabetes, stroke, and heart disease, among other health issues.

Metabolic syndrome is characterized by three or more of the following metabolic measu…

Weight Loss Can Reduce Back Pain El Paso, Texas

Industrialization/modernization has impacted our food, the way we eat and our weight. Processed fast food can be purchased pretty much anywhere. We no longer expend physical energy to hunt and forage for food. Because of this back pain is probably the most common and most troublesome condition that individuals experience. Eight out of 10 will struggle with back pain at some point in their life. Low chronic back pain can become aggravated by a variety of triggers.
Mechanical stressExcessive strainMuscle weaknessPoor sleep positionNo exerciseExcessive weight These can all contribute to making back pain even worse. Obesity is defined as a disease. It is a serious disorder that affects adults and children. Being overweight can contribute to the development of coronary heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and colon cancer. And it can also contribute to symptoms associated with:
OsteoporosisOsteoarthritisRheumatoid arthritisDegenerative disc diseaseSpinal stenosisSpondylolisthesisOs…

Understanding Metabolic Syndrome

According to healthcare professionals, metabolic syndrome is a collection of conditions or disorders that can increase the risk of developing a variety of health issues, including diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. A combination of several of these risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, and excess waist fat, can ultimately increase the risk of a patient being diagnosed with metabolic syndrome and its associated health issues.

What is Metabolic Syndrome? Metabolic syndrome affects approximately 23 percent of adults and the most common underlying causes of this collection of conditions or disorders include, excess weight and obesity, sedentary lifestyle, genetic factors, and age. As previously mentioned above, having 3 or more metabolic syndrome risk factors can increase the risk of developing a variety of other health issues, including diabetes, stroke, and heart disease, among other health issues.

Metabolic syndrome is characterized by three or more of t…

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