Everett Chiropractic Center Blog

April 26, 2017

How Much Pop Is Too Much?

This article might help with that question: http://neurosciencenews.com/soda-brain-aging-6464/

 

Search “High Fructose Corn Syrup” on the Blog to learn more.

April 25, 2017

For Tai Chi Students: Wutan Practice Outdoors

April 24, 2017

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I mentioned in a recent Blog Post that I care about your health. I also mentioned that I see it as my job to help you make the best health choices that you can. One way that I do that is by providing you with valuable information: not the stuff you will get through the mainstream (corporate) media; and not the stuff you will see walking down the isles.

Often what we recommend is free – if you don’t count time and energy. Sometimes there is a cost. But the cost of health promotion and maintenance is nothing compared to the cost of being sick and diseased. And it is going to be one or the other. The older you get, the more certain you can be of that fact.

It is hard for some people to believe that we are not just another place making recommendations so we can sell stuff. For those who can get past that and actually look at what we recommend… here is a video describing the results of the 36th clinical study performed on JuicePlus+ products (https://safeshare.tv/x/ss58fb8760eb9a4).

(And I just figured out that if you go to our JP+ site and click on the photo of the Journal that each study is published in, you get a synopsis of the research results, cool huh? Here is the link to the Study in the video: http://dennisdilday.juiceplus.com/us/en/clinical-research/published-medical-and-scientific-journals)

JuicePlus+ is like Tai Chi and Kangen water: the more science studies it, the more benefits it is recognized as having. These things are like cheating for anyone wanting to restore or maintain their health. If that is you just let us know and we can help.

Walking: Good News Research

It sounds a little complicated, but the message is: walk more to improve brain blood flow.

http://neurosciencenews.com/neurobiology-walking-6487/

Just another great reason to do more walking.

April 21, 2017

Today’s Everett Herald: Brain Tumor Was Caused By Cell Phone Use

“Court Links cellphone to a man’s brain tumor.”

That was the article title in today’s paper that most caught my eye.

In 2005 I began Blogging because I care about your health and about helping you to make the best heath care decisions that you possible can. That was over a thousand Blog Posts ago.

Here are the Blog Posts I put up on the subject of cell phones causing health issues. I think that if you use a cell phone, you should know that risks. As usual, there is a reason you don’t know much about it: someone would rather you not (it would affect their profits)!

So here, in the news now, we have a guy who works for a company, spending several hours a day on the phone (Does that sound like anyone you know?). He developed a brain tumor. In court – because he lost his hearing in one ear and was disabled – it was determined that the cell phone use caused the tumor.

This won’t be the last time we hear this story: it is just the first.

There its a way to reduce your risks, several actually. We have plenty of paperwork on that, here in the office, that we can share with you.

We also have the R2L, which you can get to reduce your risk. Like any other measure aimed at reducing risk factors (think bending and lifting properly), it is no guarantee that you won’t suffer. It reduces your risk.

A brain tumor probably won’t happen to you. If it does, you may not loose you hearing. But do you want to take the chance? (When it comes to promoting health, it is often about managing risk factors: we are all going to die sometime. When, and how, is something that we can have some control over if we make the right choices before it is too late.)

More news – same court case: http://www.menshealth.com/health/cell-phones-brain-tumors?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=Social&utm_term=872003410&utm_campaign=Men’s%20Health

 

April 19, 2017

Beet it!

http://neurosciencenews.com/aging-beetroot-exercise-6445/

Think exercise…

And nutrition…

April 17, 2017

For Tai Chi Students: High Pat the Horse (Wim Demeere)

April 4, 2017

Get Healthy the Italian Way

This is from BottomLine: Personal, April 1, 2017

“In Italy, the passeggiata is a short, sociable walk taken after meals. A recent study found that taking a 15-minute walk after a meal improves blood sugar levels for 24 hours. That helps lower the risk for diabetes.”

Good to know!

March 30, 2017

A Memo On Preventing Back Pain Injury

I sent the following out just now… If you know an employer interested in preventing back injuries, please share it.

 

Greetings,

(You are getting this because either you have already shown an interest in preventing work place back injury, or there is some reason for me to belief that you might be interested.)

Last month the Annuals of Internal Medicine published the newest guidelines for the management of acute, sub-acute, and chronic low back pain (from the American College of Physicians).

You may be interested to know that Tai Chi made the list of recommendations.

Tai Chi has been referred to as “the perfect exercise”, and when researchers at the Mayo Clinic studied it in 2011, Tai Chi became their number one recommendation for Employee Wellness Programs. Researchers at the Harvard Medical School were so impressed that they wrote The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi in 2013.

I mention all of this because the epiphany that I had six years ago that I could help employers measure the risk of, and prevent, back injuries among their employees, was heavily informed by my, then, 15 years of Tai Chi practice. So far, while there has been expressed interest, my efforts to reach out have not resulted in meaningful conversations with those who have both the courage to advocate for a tested solution, and the authority to make a decision. (This is not about everyone doing Tai Chi: It is about measuring risk of back injury and then doing something about it that will measurably reduce that risk.)

My hope is that the growing impact of the problems of back pain injury (both direct costs and indirect costs) and the growing evidence of simple and efficient solutions will someday intersect with your priorities and the priorities of your employers. I would like to help, when/if that time comes.

Dennis Dilday, D.C.

Everett Chiropractic Center

Health – Naturally, through Chiropractic, Fitness & Whole-Food Nutrition

8625 Evergreen Way, #210

Everett, WA 98203

(425) 348-5207

http://www.doctordilday.com

March 26, 2017

Dr. Weil on Tai Chi: File Under: Not News But Nice To Know That He Is On Board

https://www.drweil.com/blog/health-tips/stress-management-tai-chi-for-balance/

 

For Tai Chi Students: Inspiration

http://taichivideos.org/90-year-old-performs-tai-chi-chuan/

 

 

March 13, 2017

Asian Women

In the past few weeks I have needed to make trips to Lynnwood to the Enagic headquarters.

Each time, in fact as I thought about it almost every time I have ever gone there, I noticed well dressed asian women coming and going from the place. They are always getting into or out of new looking, high-dollar, vehicles. They are usually with friends. And they are always happy.

I don’t know whether they have husbands who work at high level jobs in Boeing, or blow leaves off of side walks – they may not have husbands at all. It doesn’t matter. It is great to see people who do the math.

Enagic is a Japanese company. It is about water. And it is about health promotion at the deepest levels.”Change your water, change your life,” is their motto.

So it is a perfect fit. I think that is very cool!

P.S. – Our next Kangen Water demonstration is March 25th at 2 p.m. If you would like to learn more about it, give us a call.

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