Health & Wellness




Frequently Asked Questions about Chiropractic Care (Sponsored by River Valley Chiropractic)

What is chiropractic care? Chiropractic care is a branch within the medical discipline which focuses on malaise and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Using a drug-free, hands-on approach, Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) treat joint, neck, and back pain and address the effect these conditions have on general health. What do DCs treat? DCs treat back […]




Want To Try PiYo

What is PiYo and why is everyone talking about it? PiYo (or Yogalates) is a type of exercise that is a blend of Pilates and Yoga. The Pilates part strengthens and tones the body, while the Yoga part promotes mindfulness and relaxation. As such, PiYo provides a total mind-body workout. Come try PiYo, with me, […]



TV Rots More Than Your Brain

Remember back in the day when you were a kid and your mother shooed you from in front of the TV, claiming wild implausibilities like too much tube would blind you? Well, it turns out Mom may not have been so nutty after all. Study after study has concluded that prolonged TV-watching sessions can lead […]





This is Bananas

When you think of bananas you usually think of bananas splits, shakes, and banana bread. However, these magic fruits are more than just a tasty part of a dessert dish. Bananas are actually full of needed vitamins, fiber, and potassium. What does this do for us? Increases Cardiovascular Health Potassium happens to be an essential […]



About Fish Oil

Over the past couple of decades, fish oil has become a magic bullet that protects the body from all manner of medical conditions. Reports have hailed fish oil as a barrier against everything from heart disease to brain and cognitive issues. Recently, though, other studies have shown fish oil to be of little to no […]



Stomping Low-Self Esteem

Low self-esteem, a complete lack of faith in your own worth and abilities, is a prevalent issue these days. It causes people to turn inward, away from others, dwelling in their own private Hells. People with LSE may not pursue the things they want because they feel they aren’t worthy to have them. They may […]



Maximizing Your Memory

Is your memory fuzzy? Are you having trouble remembering what you went to the store for? It happens to many of us. Age, stress, and depression can wear away at your memory over the years. But you can fight back. There are plenty of suggestions out there that can help you keep your memory sharp. […]