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Crosby Chiropractic St. Peters

Eating Healthy in an Affordable and Tasty Way

When we hear the term, “healthy eating”, what comes to mind? Does it seem expensive? Overwhelming? Difficult? All of the above? It doesn’t have to be any of these things! There are many ways that we can learn to make healthy eating an easier and more viable option for ourselves: Shop the perimeter of the…
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Balance and Dizziness

Many people seek chiropractic care for low back, mid-back, neck pain, and pain in the extremities, but what about balance and/or dizziness, as they often go together? Can chiropractic management help people suffering from frequent falls due to balance and/or dizziness problems? Let’s take a look! When considering treatment for balance, we must talk about…
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Avoiding Anemia

Feel tired all the time? You may be anemic! If you feel tired and weak you may have anemia. When the number of red blood cells or your hemoglobin level is too low, your body can’t get all of the oxygen it needs, this can leave you feeling very tired and may even affect your…
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Taking NSAIDs during pregnancy Is it safe?

Karen Jackson-Northey Michael F. Evans, MD, CCFP Nielsen GL, Sorensen HT, Larsen H, Pedersen L. Risk of adverse birth outcome and miscarriage in pregnant users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: population based observation study and case-control study. BMJ 2001;322(7281):266-70. Research question Are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) associated with adverse fetal outcomes when taken during pregnancy? Specifically,…
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Nutrition and Fertility

Eur J Endocrinol. 2012 May;166(5):765-78. doi: 10.1530/EJE-11-0984. Epub 2012 Jan 24. Vitamin D and fertility: a systematic review. Lerchbaum E1, Obermayer-Pietsch B. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Vitamin D has been well-known for its function in maintaining calcium and phosphorus homeostasis and promoting bone mineralization. There is some evidence that in addition to sex steroid hormones,…
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Uncover food and chemical sensitivities with the Alcat Test

There is a more than 80% chance that you are intolerant/sensitive to  certain foods you eat regularly! Inflammation caused by intolerance/sensitivity can be linked to a wide variety of  acute and chronic health issues including: Gastrointestinal disorders, such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), indigestion, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, bloating, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s Disease Metabolic disorders, such…
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Omega 3’s for Brain Health

Omega 3 fatty acids have many health benefits. Research shows that omega-3’s EPA and DHA can help lower inflammation throughout the body in addition to lowering triglycerides and blood pressure and omega 3 fatty acids may also help with other conditions, such as risk of stroke, heart disease and heart attack, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, visual…
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Infant Torticollis and Chiropractic

Torticollis is also known as wry neck and is defined by an abnormal, asymmetrical head or neck position, which may be due to a several causes. Torticollis can results from a variety of causes from scarring of muscles, or damage or disease of cervical vertebrae to infection of the adenoids, tonsils, enlarged cervical glands or…
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Four Reasons to Try Chiropractic First! Part 2

Chiropractic is a great way to naturally and safely improve your health! Many studies show that chiropractic is the best choice for patients suffering from acute and chronic back pain. Chiropractic prevents future episodes of low back pain. Low back pain is a condition which continues to be one of the costliest work place injuries…
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Four Reasons to Try Chiropractic First! Part 1

Chiropractic is a great way to naturally and safely improve your health. Many studies show that chiropractic is the best choice for patients suffering from acute and chronic back pain. According to an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association dated April 24th, 2013, surgery is not usually needed and should only be…
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