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Time is often not very kind to us. As we get older, we typically feel it, and even more unfortunately, we often times look it.
As many of us know from woeful experience, our skin changes as the years advance, resulting in wrinkles, crows feet and sagging. But there might be some good news. Scientists recently discovered that exercise may actually stop skin from aging so severely.
When our skin looks “older,” what’s actually happening is a thickening of the outer layer of skin, called the stratum corneum. Composed mostly of dead skin cells and some collagen, this outer layer gets drier, flakier and denser with age. At the same time the layer underneath begins to thin, losing its elasticity, which translates into a saggier appearance.
But in the study, Canadian researchers found that subjects who frequently exercised had the opposite effect: they had a thinner outer layer and thicker inner layer, compared to those who did not frequently exercise. Those fitter subjects, who were all over age 40, had the skin of someone a decade younger.
Skin samples were tested from areas that were normally underneath clothing so that sun exposure wouldn’t be a factor.
Also, to remove any notion that genetics played a roll, the researchers set aside at random two groups of 65-year-olds and had one group exercise twice a week by jogging or cycling for 30 minutes for three months, while the other group did nothing. And wouldn’t you know it, the skin on the exercised group looked half their age. Exercise really is good for everything!
Tips for a Thin(ner) Thanksgiving
Any holiday where the focus is the food is a good holiday in my book. Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy…I just drooled on my keyboard. And since it only comes around one day a year, why not indulge a little? Clear your plate? Get seconds? Get thirds? Have TWO pieces of pecan pie? Well, you and I both know the reason: Because nothing is worse than going back to work wearing pants that are a little more snug than you remember.
The average American eats between 3,000 and 5,000 calories on Thanksgiving Day—about two days worth! And while just one big meal won’t make you fat (any more than one salad dinner will make you skinny), wouldn’t it be nice to spend the holiday not hating yourself? Here’s some tips that can help you feel good both on Thanksgiving and for days after.
Start with a calorie deficit.
If you don’t regularly exercise, Thanksgiving morning may be the perfect day to start. Burning a few extra calories right away will give you a fighting chance for when you’re stuffing yourself full of cheesy potatoes and green bean casseroles.
Posted by john on October 31, 2016
Find a neuropathy treatment specialist who will work with your other healthcare providers.
“I was just diagnosed with neuropathy? Now what?”
This is the most common question we receive every day both by telephone, and on social media.
Unfortunately, most doctors in all disciplines are unprepared to answer that question.
The fact of the matter is we now know much more about effective neuropathy treatment than ever before.
Posted by john on October 13, 2016
Why is Neuropathy so Hard to “Cure”?
This is a question we get asked a lot. And you would think there would be an easy answer. The correct answer is, “cure” depends upon what causes your particular neuropathy.
You see, there are well over a hundred different things that can cause neuropathy. If you read us on a regular basis you know that everything from infections, to certain drugs, and diseases like diabetes can cause neuropathy.
We recently talked about Lyme Disease as a cause of neuropathy. That is a good example of a condition that still gets missed in milder early cases and underlying damage gets done. That’s when neuropathy can really take hold. Unfortunately, these conditions in and of themselves can be complicated to treat. Generally speaking, treat the underlying cause and you have a better shot at controlling and possibly “curing” the neuropathy.
This however is not always possible in cases where permanent nerve damage has been done. This commonly occurs with long-standing diabetes. Some cases where we do see good reversals approaching a “cure” are in some of our chemotherapy cases. Not only to pain, tingling numbness, and burning get better but so do measurable changes like sensation, vibration, and skin temperatures. This is why it’s very important to work with knowledgeable professionals. And only those with the proper training and expertise. In any patient with neuropathy, we train our clinicians to be ever vigilant for multiple causes of neuropathy. Multiple factors in the same patient are also very common.
For example, often we have patients who smoke, eat poorly, are overweight, take Statins (cholesterol drugs) and blood pressure medications. Each one of these is a neuropathy risk factor So this not so hypothetical patient has FIVE factors, which may have caused individually or jointly contributed to their neuropathy. So you can see, the more you know about neuropathy; the more you can fix, and then help yourself recover and “cure” wherever possible!
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Dr. Brian Allard, DC
If you are looking for a chiropractor in Dublin Ohio then look no further, because Dr. Brian Allard at Healthsource of Dublin is here to help you.
Why would you want to choose Dr. Brian Allard,DC at Healthsource of Dublin as your chiropractor in Dublin Ohio? Because, he has helped hundreds and even thousands of patients become healthier, happier and pain free.
Dr. Allard has the ability to help diagnose the root of the problem, and help you gain a new perspective on your health. He will certainly treat the areas you feel pain and discomfort, that is for sure. However, he will also work with you to show you how living a healthier and more active lifestyle is the key to your better health.
You owe it to yourself if you are in pain, and looking for gentle pain relief, to call Dr. Allard's officer and schedule your appointment.
He will listen to your needs, assess your situation, and even can take x-rays and perform additional tests when needed. He can begin to work with you almost immediately after he diagnoses what your problem is.
Why is that important?
Because, when you are in pain you want pain relief. Period. So, once your initial pain is relieved, you can work with Dr. Allard on what is causing the pain so he can help you correct it at the source. Maybe you stand all day or work and sit in a chair? Maybe you are required to lift big boxes? Then some stretching exercises to go along with the progressive chiropractic care he offers would help you to condition your muscles and help you create more stamina for yourself. Whatever the issue, he can help you plan for it better, and through this strategy, many future injuries or flair-ups can be avoided.
If you are looking for gentle pain relief, then choose Dr. Brian Allard, DC, a chiropractor in Dublin, located near Bethel Road and Sawmill Road in Dublin, next to Aldi's. Dr. Allard is here to help you and listen. so give us a call at 614-457-7575 and we can get your appointment scheduled some days even on the same day!
Pain Relief Never Felt So Good
Every year millions of overweight and obese Americans face the New Year determined to slim down and improve their health. Yet despite their good intentions, many find themselves trapped in a cycle of diet and failure, year after year.
When it comes to losing weight, it can be hard to achieve lasting results. Scott Kahan, MD, MPH, of the National Center for Weight and Wellness in Washington, D.C., sheds light on shedding pounds, with practical advice for those seeking long-term weight loss solutions this season.
"One of the main reasons New Year's resolutions repeatedly fail is that people turn to unproven remedies, fad diets, and unrealistic weight loss goals," Dr. Kahan said. "Making sustainable changes isn't easy and weight loss doesn't happen overnight."
According to a national online survey among obese or overweight American adults, those who resolved to lose weight in the New Year tried and failed an average of six times. Even worse,
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