At Hinterland Chiropractic, we don’t believe in masking pain with drugs, we want to achieve the optimum structural result for our patients.We want to correct any structural and postural imbalances and restore the natural curve to your spine.There are a few things our patients can do to improve their posture and thus relieve stress on […]Continue Reading →
Archive for Nerang Chiropractor Blog
At Hinterland Chiropractic on the Gold Coast we believe your body is a self-regulating, self-healing organism, so by taking care of yourself you can enjoy a long and happy life. This is especially true when you are pregnant. The first steps to caring for your baby is caring for yourself. Being pregnant is a beautiful […]Continue Reading →
General Health Information From The Hinterland Chiropractic Team On The Gold Coast: What Happens When You Quit Smoking?
There is no better time to quit smoking than right now. Believe it or not, in less than 20 minutes after smoking your last cigarette, your body already experiences the benefits of kicking the habit.
Your blood pressure, pulse rate, and temperature, for instance, start to return to normal within 20 minutes after quitting. 12 hours after, carbon monoxide level which is abnormally high in smokers decreases as your blood oxygen increases to near normal levels.Continue Reading →
New research shows that if you have a better body image, you could actually help yourself lose more body weight. This is because the greatest way to live a leaner and healthier lifestyle is through accepting your own as it is and spending less time pondering about it. Developing a healthy mental attitude and positive body image is important to the happiness and wellness of a person.
So what is body image? And how important it is to have a positive one? Body image is the way you see yourself while looking in the mirror or picturing yourself in your mind. This also includes your assumptions and generalisations about your own appearance and your feelings about your body, involving your height, weight and shape. There are two kinds of body image, the positive and the negative. To get the most out of life, health experts encourage one should always keep a healthy and positive body image.Continue Reading →
Experts estimate that up to 18 per cent of the population will experience clinical depression at least once in their lives. To make matters worse, according to a report from the World Health Organisation, depression is expected to become one of the top causes of disability worldwide by 2020. [Lancet 1997;349:1498-1504]
It is no question that this condition is a prevalent and relentless disorder that would definitely prevent you and your family from experiencing a healthy and enjoyable life. Fortunately, depression can be addressed, without the need for potentially dangerous medication, through regular exercise.Continue Reading →
When we think about germs and bacteria, we normally associate these microorganisms with diseases and illnesses. Then again, different types of bacteria exist and there are those, which are considered good for your health and wellness. These good bacteria, known as probiotics, play integral roles in maintaining the well-being of your entire body, even that of your kids.
Probiotics And Your Babies
As your little ones explore and interact with the rest of the world, their system easily gets populated by millions of microorganisms. This can make them prone to various health risks. The good thing is, certain bacteria can be introduced to the immunity of infants. Probiotics help in boosting the resistance of your babies throughout their early years in life.Continue Reading →
When suffering from chronic pain in certain areas of the body, a lot of people today tend to immediately look for the quick solution which is taking one of those non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
These medications include aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen, among others. Although these pain medications do relieve pain and reduce swelling, the results are temporary. Plus, these medications can have huge side-effects.
How Pain Medication Affects Your Heart
In a study published in the British Medical Journal, researchers aimed to evaluate the safety of these medications by conducting a survey that involves a total of 325,918 respondents.Continue Reading →