Everett Chiropractic Center Blog

July 17, 2018

Can Fasting Improve Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms?

Yes!

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July 16, 2018

Footwear Habits Influence Child and Adolescent Motor Skill Development

New research finds that children and adolescents who spend most of their time barefoot develop motor skills differently from those who habitually wear shoes. Published in Frontiers in Pediatrics, this is the first study to assess the relevance of growing up shod vs. barefoot on jumping, balancing and sprinting motor performance during different stages of childhood and adolescence. The study shows that habitually barefoot children are noticeably better at jumping and balancing compared to habitually shod children, particularly from 6-10 years of age. While these beneficial barefoot effects diminished in older adolescents, the research nevertheless highlights the importance of barefoot exercise for motor development as children grow and mature.

July 15, 2018

A new study reveals intermittent fasting successfully reduces multiple sclerosis like symptoms.

https://neurosciencenews.com/fasting-multiple-sclerosis-9538/

July 14, 2018

How Shift Work Disrupts Metabolism

So, as usual, it is way more complicated than we ever imaged… new research!

July 13, 2018

15 Minutes of Exercise Creates Optimal Brain State for Mastering New Motor Skills

Yeah, just 15 minutes of exercise…

July 12, 2018

Extreme Heat Linked to Lower Cognitive Performance in Students in Non Air Conditioned Buildings

Summary: A new study reveals students who reside in buildings without access to air conditioners during heat waves fare worse when it comes to cognitive function, reaction times and working memory.

Source: Harvard.

July 11, 2018

Early Introduction to Solid Foods Means More Sleep For Baby

Not a straight forward answer for everyone, but something to think on….

July 9, 2018

Walk more!

Whatever else this means, it certainly means that we should walk more.

July 8, 2018

The Latest Science on Breastfeeding

Summary: It is well known that breastfeeding is beneficial for mother child bonding and infant health. New research investigates why breastfeeding is so beneficial and points to previously unknown health benefits for mother and child.

Source: Nutrition 2018.

July 7, 2018

Experiencing a Stressful Day May Lower Cognitive Abilities Throughout the Day

Summary: Waking up feeling stressed and anxious can impact your cognitive function throughout the day, researchers report. A new study reveals those who woke up feeling as though the day ahead would be stressful experienced problems with working memory later in the day. Researchers say the anticipation of stress impacts cognition, even if a stressful event does not occur.

Source: Penn State.

July 6, 2018

Human Life Span: No Fixed Limit…

https://neurosciencenews.com/longevity-110-aging-9489/

“Go outside and play.” (Research says so!)

Summary: A new study backs up previous findings that spending time outside and living close to nature has significant physical and mental health benefits.

Source: University of East Anglia.

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