Plasker Family Chiropractic Blog http://www.drplasker.com/blogplasker-family-chiropractic-blog.html Join us at Plasker Chiropractic for a look at local health and wellness issues! en-us NYK RSS Feeder Super Bowl Longevity and Performance http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2019/01/28/super-bowl-longevity--and-performance/ Mon, 28 Jan 2019 12:52:23 -0500 <p style="text-align: center;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:24px;">Super Bowl Longevity and Performance</span></strong></em></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://drplasker.com/uploads/0CC65848-0EDD-4DD9-A76F-02135FE40FFA.jpeg" style="width: 600px; height: 449px;" /></p> <p>One of the biggest stories during Super Bowl 53 is the super longevity and performance of Tom Brady. He is redefining what is possible for athletes over forty. His nutrition and fitness routines along with his utilization of chiropractic care are well documented and vital to his success.</p> <p>While healthy eating and fitness seem like common sense, so is the importance of a healthy spine and nervous system. This is the reason why so many players from the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles will be receiving chiropractic care all season and of course leading up to the big game.</p> <p>Chiropractic care helps athletes in every sport heal quickly and optimize performance.</p> <p>Many of the greatest of all time have set this precedent. Current Hall of Famers Emmitt Smith and Jerry Rice are huge chiropractic advocates. Emmitt Smith is the leading rusher in NFL history, a perennial Pro Bowler and three -time Super Bowl Champion. When he retired with over 18,000 yards, Smith said, "I thank God, my family and my chiropractor." Chiropractic care helped speed his recovery time and function at the top of his game. His career lasted nearly six times longer than the average NFL running back.</p> <p>Jerry Rice is considered the greatest receiver in the history of the NFL. His durability and work ethic are legendary. He initially sought chiropractic care following an injury on the field. After learning about the benefits of chiropractic care from his teammates he made chiropractic care a regular part of his training routine and lifestyle. He is a three-time Super Bowl Champion and today he is an official spokesperson for the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress. His high-level career also lasted six times longer than the average receiver.</p> <p>Another chiropractic advocate, 2012 Hall of Fame Semi-finalist Roger Craig, was a pioneer in the NFL. He is the only player to ever make the Pro Bowl as a fullback and a halfback,</p> <p>the first player to rush and receive for over 1,000 yards in a single season -a feat that took 14 years to be duplicated, and he is the only running back in NFL history to ever lead the league in receptions. He is a three-time Super Bowl Champion and is the only NFL player to make the playoffs for eleven straight years.</p> <p>Like many children, Roger began receiving chiropractic care at an early age and today, like the others, still receives chiropractic Lifestyle Care. In fact, Roger endorsed the #1 bestselling fitness book, The 100 Year Lifestyle Workout, which he recommends for athletes, young and old, because it stresses the importance of a healthy structure, spine and nervous system with chiropractic care as a core part of the training. This helps you maximize your performance, prevent injuries and support your longevity.</p> <p>We&#39;ve all seen videos of old time professional athletes who pounded their bodies into submission and became cripples when their career was over. This is not true for these three athletic superstars and it is no longer the norm as many professional, Olympic and youth sports programs have chosen to make chiropractic care a core part of their programs and many of the leaders of the Olympic sports medicine team today are chiropractors.</p> <p>All three of these athletes took a tremendous beating over their careers which began in Little League and continued into the pros. Chiropractic care as a part of their lifestyle, training and overcoming injuries has helped show us all that you can play high-level sports and retain your health after you retire. We may even see you competing on Dancing With the Stars!</p> <p>Don&#39;t wait for an injury. If you&#39;re an athlete or participate in an exercise program, be like these Hall of Fame and Super Bowl Champions. Make Chiropractic Lifestyle Care your top priority.<a name="_GoBack"></a></p> Snow Shoveling Tips http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2019/01/02/snow-shoveling-tips/ Wed, 02 Jan 2019 16:19:57 -0500 <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://drplasker.com/uploads/Snow_shoveling_with_logo.jpg" style="width: 741px; height: 960px;" /></p> Backpack Safety and Children's Health It's not just a back pack issue http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2018/08/29/backpack-safety/ Wed, 29 Aug 2018 11:21:52 -0400 <p><img alt="" src="https://drplasker.com/uploads/back_pack_safety_photo.png" style="width: 436px; height: 158px;" /></p> <p><span style="font-size:22px;"><strong>Backpack Safety and Children&#39;s Health </strong></span></p> <p><em><span style="font-size:18px;"><strong>It&#39;s not just a back pack issue</strong></span></em></p> <p>Parents and educators everywhere are concerned about the burdens that children are lugging around each day in the form of poorly designed, improperly packed and inappropriately worn backpacks. This phenomenon has also become a major focus of chiropractors who have recognized that early childhood back stress is a major cause of spinal instability and nerve related health problems.</p> <p>Unfortunately, these silent injuries can lay dormant for years, only to express themselves as serious spinal problems in adults. According to a study in the April 1, 2005 issue of <em>Spine</em>, signs of spinal disc degeneration appeared on MRI scans of approximately one-third of the 13-year old children who were studied, even though only some of them were experiencing back pain. In another study in the October 18, 2004 issue of the <em>Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research</em>, 96% of the children examined were found to have pelvic subluxations. The spinal degenerative arthritis that results from subluxations are one of the most common preventable diseases affecting society today, but prevention must start at an early age.</p> <p>In response to parent concerns, many state lawmakers are introducing legislation to mandate maximum backpack weight, redesign text books and even purchase an extra set of books for each child to use at home. Rather than wait for new laws to be passed, every parent and child should take the responsibility to increase their knowledge on backpack safety so they can use good lifting and body awareness techniques, and prevent unnecessary injuries. This will also ensure that children keep their spine and nerve system healthy as they grow.Â</p> <p>Here are some important <strong>Backpack Safety Tips</strong> that you can begin using immediately:</p> <ul> <li>If possible, use a backpack with wheels and roll it</li> <li>Otherwise use a backpack with padded shoulder straps and lumbar support, and wear both shoulder straps</li> <li>Pack only what you need and place heavy items on the bottom</li> <li>Bend at the knees when lifting the backpack</li> <li>Never lift more than 15% of your body weight:</li> </ul> <table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" height="298" width="674"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:178px;"> <p style="text-align: center;"><u>If your body weighs:</u></p> </td> <td style="width:178px;"> <p style="text-align: center;"><u>You may carry up to:</u></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:178px;"> <p align="center">50 pounds</p> </td> <td style="width:178px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">7.5 pounds</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:178px;"> <p align="center">70 pounds</p> </td> <td style="width:178px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">10.5 pounds</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:178px;"> <p align="center">80 pounds</p> </td> <td style="width:178px;"> <p align="center">12.0 pounds</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:178px;"> <p align="center">100 pounds</p> </td> <td style="width:178px;"> <p align="center">15.0 pounds</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:178px;"> <p align="center">120 pounds</p> </td> <td style="width:178px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">18.0 pound</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Make backpack safety and spinal health a priority. Invest in a quality backpack, use it properly, and make an appointment for your children to receive a spinal examination today.</p> <p align="right">*Contributed by Jeffrey Slocum, D.C., Learning Curves</p> Body Conscious or Health Conscious http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2018/07/11/body-conscious-or-health-conscious/ Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:27:41 -0400 <p align="center"><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong><span style="color:#000080;">Are you Body Conscious or Health Conscious</span></strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">We see it all the time at the gym or in my office, people that are concerned about how they look and not necessarily about their health. Perhaps you do not know the difference between being body conscious or health conscious. ÂSee the table below to better understand the difference.Â</span></p> <p>Â</p> <table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" height="878" width="598"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:197px;"> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><u>Action</u></strong></p> </td> <td style="width:206px;"> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><u>Body Conscious</u></strong></p> </td> <td style="width:187px;"> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><u>Health Conscious</u></strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:197px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Eating Fats</p> </td> <td style="width:206px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Will not eat out of fear of adding fat to my shape.</p> </td> <td style="width:187px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Will eat a moderate amount of healthy fat because hormones, nerves and cell membranes require fat to function properly.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:197px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Eating Sugar</p> </td> <td style="width:206px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Sugar gives me energy to workout and if I work out more, I can build larger muscles and look better.</p> </td> <td style="width:187px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Energy from sugar is temporary, empty calories. Iâd rather eat natural whole foods of complex carbs for sustained energy.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:197px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Sleep</p> </td> <td style="width:206px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">I will get enough to keep circles from under my eyes.</p> </td> <td style="width:187px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Recognize that sleep is essential to re boot our system and rejuvenate our bodies.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:197px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Lifting weights</p> </td> <td style="width:206px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">To create larger muscles for a âhard bodyâ muscular look.</p> </td> <td style="width:187px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Gain/maintain strength and structural integrity.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:197px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Aerobic exercise</p> </td> <td style="width:206px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">If I do my cardio today I can have dessert and/or eat what ever I want today.</p> </td> <td style="width:187px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">If I do my cardio today I will improve my heart strength, my endurance and create a strong heart to serve me for years.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:197px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Doing Yoga</p> </td> <td style="width:206px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">How does that help with my body shape? Itâs a waste of time.</p> </td> <td style="width:187px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Centers, stretches and strengthens me from my core. It calms me and helps keep me balanced.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:197px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">Going to a Chiropractor</p> </td> <td style="width:206px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">I will go to help alleviate an ache or a pain, so I can work out and look better.</p> </td> <td style="width:187px;"> <p style="text-align: center;">I will go to alleviate an ache or a pain and continue to utilize care to keep my nerve system working at its best. Like eating healthy foods and exercising regularly it keeps me at my best!</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:197px;"> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Thought process</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:206px;"> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Short term thinking.</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:187px;"> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Long term thinking.</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">So, which are you <strong>Body Conscious</strong> or <strong>Health Conscious</strong>? Are there any changes you know you need to make? We are here to support you to be the healthiest version of you possible. Schedule a consult with Dr. Plasker and letâs figure out how we can help!</span></p> Healthcare? http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2017/12/13/healthcare/ Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:35:51 -0500 <p><img alt="No automatic alt text available." class="spotlight" height="572" src="https://scontent.fewr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/15181117_10153976503481512_5006259682185618103_n.jpg?oh=a30362211e84f582b9234a39144ec83d&amp;oe=5AC4C7DC" width="572" /></p> Happy Holidays! http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2017/12/13/happy-holidays/ Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:24:33 -0500 <p><img id="_x0000_i1025" src="https://drplasker.com/uploads/Happy_Holiday_Thank_You_2017.jpg" style="height:561px;width:750px;" /></p> Avoiding This Dangerous Holiday Duo http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2017/12/05/avoiding-this-dangerous-holiday-duo/ Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:53:33 -0500 <p><span style="font-size:28px;"><strong>Avoiding This Dangerous Holiday Duo</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">Alcohol and prescription drugs are a dangerous combination. While celebrities are the most popular victims, too many people are affected by this bad combination. With the holidays coming up, this knowledge can even save the life of someone important to you.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">Both prescription and non-prescription drugs do not mix with alcohol. Too many people take medications on a regular basis - daily, weekly or monthly - and are unaware of the damaging effects that can be caused by adding alcohol into the mix.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">During the holidays, people tend to consume more alcohol. The combination of even small amounts of alcohol with many medications can result in adverse reactions within the body that can lead to severe health problems, and in the worst case scenario, even death. Your awareness about this issue brings responsible drinking to a whole new level.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">A few examples includeâ</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;">Medications used for ADHD or sleep disorders, such as Adderall, may actually circumvent the bodyâs normal warning systems and can mislead the person to unknowingly drink a dangerous amount of alcohol.</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;">Acetaminophen is listed as a Major Drug Interaction with alcohol and can result in liver damage, even from small amounts of this combination. This is the medicine found in over the counter drugs such as Tylenol and the widely used Cold Medicine, Nyquil.</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px;">An antibiotic like Bactrim, Flagyl, or Tindamax should not be mixed with alcohol because it can cause severe reactions such as nausea and vomiting, headache, and rapid heart rate.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">With other antibiotics, the immediate effects may be less severe but your energy can be reduced and delay how quickly you recover from illness.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">Even in small amounts, alcohol may intensify medication side effects such as sleepiness, drowsiness, and light-headedness. The risk of serious injury or fatality when operating a vehicle or machinery is magnified and reaction time to prevent harm may be diminished.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">Medications consumed by adults over the age of 65, many of whom already have balance issues and an increased risk of falls, can raise the risk when combined with even a small serving of alcohol.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">The combination of medicine and alcohol should be avoided at all costs. If you are taking medication prescribed by a doctor, do your homework to learn about the potential reactions that may occur and avoid them.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">When hosting a party or meal during the holidays, offer a variety of beverages to provide non-alcoholic, healthy choices to those who may need to avoid alcohol consumption. When attending as a guest, if you know you are at risk, offer to provide a non-alcoholic beverage to share as part of your contribution to the gathering.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">You may read this and at first thought presume that the alcohol is the problem. For many, however, itâs the prescription and non-prescription drug use that is the problem. Millions of people each year are discovering that drugs are not the answer for long term health. As they become aware that long term drug usage can lead to severe side effects, they are making healthier lifestyle choices, 100 Year Lifestyle choices that include good nutrition, exercise, and a healthy spine and nervous system through chiropractic Lifestyle Care.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">Avoid this dangerous mix, make healthier choices, and make this the healthiest holiday season ever.</span></p> Timing is Everything http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2017/12/05/timing-is-everything/ Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:50:07 -0500 <p><span style="font-size:28px;">Timing is Everything</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">Time. We measure it, live by it, spend it, give it and sometimes waste it. Most of us wish we had more hours in day, more weeks to complete a project, more minutes before missing the flight, more time to say what we really wanted to say. Yes, timing is everything.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">What if we had more time than we thought and we just havenât discovered that yet? Consider this as the advanced notice that like it or not, want to or not, most of us have the potential to live longer than we ever imagined. What the journey looks like getting there, is up to us. How we use the time will be our legacy.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>Measure Your Time</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">How much time do you have left? No one knows for sure. Hereâs a simple calculation to determine one part of the best guess answer: Take the age of your oldest relative ever and subtract your current age from that number. The answer is your Minimum Potential Years Remaining or your M-PYR. Genes only factor in as a small percentage for life expectancy. The way you choose to live hour by hour, day to day, from one year to the next is your lifestyle. Lifestyle choices play a major role in life expectancy for you and your family. If the choices are sedentary, monotonous, stressful, and unhealthy, your time may be limited. If the choices are active, exhilarating, positive and vitalistic your time could be extended beyond your imagination.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">Measure your time by your lifestyle choices and ask yourself if you like what you see. How you take care of yourself physically, mentally and emotionally now affects the future measurement of your time, your life. Take care of your body and take special care of your spine. It protects your nervous system which is your personal IT system designed to integrate your mind and body for perfect communication between the two.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>Live, Spend and Give Your Time</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">Lifestyle choices either free us up to spend time with and give time to others or they consume us in a crisis to crisis survival mindset. Those who live life fully have made daily choices to use their time wisely, to incorporate self-care before crisis sets in, and give out of their abundance. People who are at peace in their life are able to give back to their community. The healthy balance that comes from physical well-being, reduced stress, and habits that strengthen the individualâs passions enable them to make better choices over and over. Develop social circles filled with the type of person who is positive, healthy and focused and be built up while you build up others. Exercise together, serve in your community together, eat healthy foods together, attend inspiring lectures together. If you want to do something different with your life and your time, you can. Change is easy, thinking about change is hard.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>Schedule Your Time</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">Your schedule will dominate all of your time or you will be master over your schedule. Set aside time to take care of yourself. If you put it off, and your health suffers, the rest of the schedule can fall apart without warning. You canât afford to get sick. Overbooking your day, week and month only to be forced to scramble and scurry is detrimental.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">Plan ahead, make appointments to get your spine and nervous system checked regularly and choose to live like time is on your side. But only if you make the choice to manage it wisely.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;">You cannot predict exactly how long you will live so why not live your best life every day of your life like you will live to 80, 90, 100 years or beyond? Live your ideal 100 Year Lifestyle starting today.</span></p> <p>Â</p> Join Us for the Party http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2017/11/29/join-us-for-the-party/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:51:09 -0500 <p><img alt="" src="https://drplasker.com/uploads/Holiday_Party_2017[3].jpg" style="width: 750px; height: 568px;" /></p> Happy Thanksgiving http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2017/11/20/happy-thanksgiving/ Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:51:18 -0500 <p><img alt="" height="502" src="https://drplasker.com/uploads/happy-thanksgiving-2012.png" width="704" /></p> Enjoy the Healthiest of Holidays! http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2017/11/20/enjoy-the-healthiest-of-holidays/ Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:34:29 -0500 <p><img alt="" src="https://drplasker.com/uploads/11-17__Enjoy_the_Healthiest_of_Holidays.jpg" style="width: 746px; height: 960px;" /></p> Calming Digestive Stress http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2017/10/24/calming-digestive-stress/ Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:51:06 -0400 <p><span style="font-size:22px;"> CALMING DIGESTIVE STRESS</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>Many people suffer from digestive stress during the holidays. Diets change, as do sleep and work habits. Many people will blame these lifestyle changes for the digestive stress they are experiencing, and while this can be partially true, there often is an underlying cause in the spine and nervous system. </strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong>How can this be? Simpleâ</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">The nervous system controls your digestion and every other function of your body. A vertebral subluxation or a spinal injury that interferes with the normal function of your nervous system in the area that is responsible for healthy digestion, can cause many types of digestive stress.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">A case study in 2003, published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research, revealed that a 32-year old female patient had her chronic condition of colitis relieved. Another case study from the same source reported that of 17 Crohnâs disease patients who received spinal adjustments, 12 showed long-term and stable remission. The findings concluded that vertebral subluxation is a common and characteristic finding in patients with Crohnâs disease and allergies.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">In another published case study, a young woman had been afflicted with Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms once or twice a week for five years.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">After one adjustment, she noticed an easing of her symptoms and within a short period of time, all of her digestive problems disappeared. When the report was published two years later, she was still free of any symptoms.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Many people deal with stress through deep breathing, meditation, exercise and healthy food choices. These are all very good things to do as part of your lifestyle to counter balance stress, but if your nervous system is pre-stressed from subluxations, the slightest deviation from the perfect stress management plan can send you into a frustrating, uncomfortable, or painful digestive tailspin.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Research shows that it only takes the weight of a dime to reduce nerve transmission. Additional research has found that nerve compression can exist without pain and can cause deterioration within two weeks.ÂIn this pre-stressed condition, your body becomes more vulnerable to outside stresses while other people who are subluxation free may be much more resistant to stress.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Crisis care is one way to deal with stress, only receiving chiropractic care when you are hurt. A better option is to make the critical transition to Lifestyle Care, keeping your nerve system healthy all the time. This will help you to stress less, live more, and enjoy the quality of life you deserve for 80, 90, 100 years and beyond.Â</span></span></p> Childrens Health and Longevity Threatened by Lifestyle Choices http://www.drplasker.com/blog/plasker-family-chiropractic-blog/2017/10/04/childrens-health-and-longevity-threatened-by-lifestyle-choices/ Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:40:36 -0400 <p><img alt="Image result for free clipart childrens faces" class="irc_mi" src="http://moziru.com/images/freckles-clipart-child-face-4.png" style="margin-top: 231px; width: 700px; height: 146px;" /></p> <p><span style="font-size:22px;"><strong>Children&#39;s Health and Longevity Threatened by Lifestyle Choices</strong></span></p> <p>Â</p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;">According to the British Medical Journal, The Lancet, 50 percent of the babies born since the year 2000 are expected to live over the age of 100. Additional research is concerned that our current generation of children may be the first in recent history to see their life expectancy go down.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;">How can this be? Doesnt it seem like a contradiction to see so many children living longer while their overall life expectancy goes down? The answer is sad yet simple in that the other 50 percent of children are expected to die younger and sicker than ever, not because of their genetics, but because of unhealthy lifestyle choices.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;">It is not rocket science to understand the connection between lifestyle choices, quality of life and longevity. A healthy life requires a lifestyle that includes healthy food, exercise, strong social circles and a healthy spine and nervous system, The 100 Year Lifestyle, as well as avoiding destructive habits such as smoking and excessive stress. On the other hand, a 50 to 60 year lifestyle includes unhealthy eating with excessive sugar, calories, sitting, lack of exercise and an unhealthy spine and nervous system.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;">Are you raising your children to live a 60 year lifestyle or a 100 Year Lifestyle? You will often hear people say as they get older, after they are diagnosed with diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes that these diseases run in my family. While there is a genetic component to these conditions, it is actually a small component. These diseases are mostly lifestyle diseases. Based on the lifestyle in which your children are being raised, they are either inheriting the lifestyle habits that contribute to a 60 year lifestyle or they are inheriting the lifestyle habits that contribute to a healthy, active, positive, productive 100 years and beyond.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;">100 Year Lifestyle Affiliate chiropractic offices are filled with individuals and families who are committed to optimizing the expression of their genes by living their ideal 100 Year Lifestyle. By providing a positive environment filled with healthy lifestyle education and chiropractic care, we are helping our community raise healthy drug-free families over the course of their entire lifetime.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;">If you have not been healthy and you are ready for a change, it is not too late for you. 100 Year Lifestyle Affiliates provide care to many people who have lived from crisis to crisis and become tired of the suffering and the roller coaster ride. The good news is that, because of the amazing ability of your body to adapt and heal, it is never too late to take care of your spine and nerve system and adjust your lifestyle.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;">Begin shopping in stores that sell organic food. Fill up your shopping cart with fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meats and whole grains. Avoid high fat foods like cookies, cakes, and cereals that are high in sugar as well as white flour and white rice. Turn off the TV and the video games and get outside with your family for walks or bike rides, and come in together for your chiropractic appointments.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px;">In 1903 Thomas Edison said, The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease. It is 2017 and the future is now. 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