Week Ending June 21, 2022

Chiropractic Isn’t Pseudoscience — What to Know About Its Benefits and Limits
“Manual healing methods date back to ancient times, but the chiropractic profession didn’t come about until the late 19th century. Today, chiropractors follow physicians and dentists to make up the third largest group of primary healthcare professionals in the United States. Chiropractic care is regulated in all 50 states, and chiropractors practice in 90 countries worldwide.”

Early Detection and Treatment Help More People Than Ever Before Survive Cancer
“People are living longer in general and that includes cancer survivors,” said Vipra Sharma, MD, MPH, an oncologist with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport. “We have 17 million cancer survivors in the United States and that is expected to increase to 22 million by 2030.”

A Longevity Specialist Shares The Sleep Products You’ll Find In Her Bedroom
“From supporting cardiovascular health to keeping the mind sharp, sleep can promote a long lifespan in many ways. So it’s no surprise that it’s something longevity specialist Seema Bonney, M.D., takes super seriously. In her role as the founder and medical director of the Anti-Aging & Longevity Center of Philadelphia, Bonney shares effective ways to age healthfully and gracefully—including prioritizing a solid night’s rest.”

3 Expert-Backed Poop-Promoting Tips We Can’t Stop Thinking About
“It’s 2022 and we can yell it from the rooftops without shame: Pooping is great! That is, when you’re on a regular schedule. As for the best ways to bolster your digestion on a regular basis? These are some expert-backed tips we can’t stop thinking about—follow this advice for supporting gut health and keeping everything running smoothly:*”

Many Americans Have Knowledge Gaps About Their Own Health: Survey
“Only about a third of the adults who responded to a recent WebMD survey said that they know a lot about their family’s health history, while more than a quarter admitted to knowing little or none of it.”

Qigong vs. Tai Chi vs. Yoga: How to Choose the Best Meditative Mobility Practice for You
“Tai chi, qigong and yoga are all ancient meditative practices that involve doing low-impact exercises that help strengthen your mind-body connection. Although they share similarities, they are different forms of mindful movement.”

How To Eat Healthy Food Every Day
“You’ve probably been told since you were a kid that eating healthy is important. That means keeping a diet that’s rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meat and low-fat dairy.”

Nonpharmacologic Therapies Frequently Go Unused by Patients
“A cross-sectional study concluded that among adults with chronic pain in the United States, more than half relied on nonpharmacologic pain management techniques during the previous three months, compared with only about 10% who used both opioids and nonpharmacologic techniques and less than 5% who used opioids exclusively (JAMA Netw Open 2022;5[2]:e2146697).”

The best exercise time is different for men and women, study finds
“Not everyone exercises for the same reason. For some, exercise is a means of addressing a health issue such as hypertension. Some work out to build strength in one part of the body or another, and some to improve their mood.”

What Is Qigong? A Beginner’s Guide to This Energetic Movement Practice
“The term “qigong” is a combination of two words: “qi,” which means “subtle breath” or “vital energy,” and “gong,” which translates to “skill cultivated through steady practice.” Together, the words describe an age-old practice that harnesses the power of breath, movement, and intention setting to create health and balance within the body.”

Is your air filter making you sick?
“Have you been experiencing repeated bouts of allergic symptoms but cannot figure out a cause? There’s a good chance your air filter is the culprit. A home air filter installed in AC systems and furnaces traps dust particles and other contaminants from the surrounding air and vents.”

Complementary & Alternative Therapies: Hypnotherapy
“Today I am excited to introduce you to the complementary and alternative practice of Hypnotherapy. Kerry Kozuki is an Executive/Life Coach and Hypnotherapist.”