As we shift gears from being in the Winter months and now getting into the heart of Spring here in Birmingham, more and more people have been coming into the office. Of the many types of patients we see, we have had so many of our patients coming in being pregnant. They have ranged from, "we just found out!" to week 34-36, "just get me out of pain!"
This post was built in response to the repeated questions I get from my female patients on what blood work to routinely each year for there annual check up. This added blood work will typically not cost you any extra but will be a huge asset to your health and lifestyle.
Toxins are all around us. It’s important that each day we try and eliminate our exposure as much as possible. Our bodies are extremely resilient in fighting off and filtering what we are exposed to daily. There are several things that we can do each day to help our bodies stay as healthy and strong. Let’s look at eliminating toxins and what things we can do to help limit our exposure
Part of our five foundations at Archetype we try to educate our patients on elimination of toxins, and although we can’t limit all toxins, we can educate ourselves to have a healthier, cleaner lifestyle. Let’s look at a chemical that in the past has been used by many companies to transport food as well as serve food in and see how we can eliminate this chemical from our everyday life. This chemical is known as polystyrene or by its trade marked name Styrofoam.
At Archetype we teach all of our team members, patients, athletes, and anyone else wanting to learn how to live a life through a natural living ethos. We call this natural ethos the Archetype 5 foundations of health. This post is specifically about third foundation of health.
Vitamin D deficiency is a serious problem that adversely affects health and the quality of your life. Vitamin D is needed for life to exist in your body. In this article we discuss accurate recommendations and why vitamin d is critical to take to have a happy healthy functioning brain and body.
Going through pregnancy can be difficult for a woman, both physically and emotionally. Creating a life is a lot of work and it is important for women to be as functional as possible during that important time in their life. Chiropractic care is beneficial for pregnant women because spinal health is important to maintain function throughout the pregnancy.