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Our wellness blog gives us the opportunity to regularly connect with you about our latest news, events, and healthy tips.

Beware of BPA! Negative Effects on Women and Children

Beware of BPA! Negative Effects on Women and Children

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a synthetic chemical used in plastics such as disposable food containers, reusable water bottles, and medical equipment. BPA is also found in the coating used on aluminum cans which means canned foods and drinks can also be a source of this...

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How is a Headache Like a Fire Alarm?

How is a Headache Like a Fire Alarm?

https://youtu.be/kKUp_vEZ3AM Your body can do some amazing things and a built-in warning system is one of the most important! We all have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in our homes to warn us of danger and allow us to take the necessary action to keep our...

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Modern Parenting Pitfalls

Modern Parenting Pitfalls

A symposium at the University of Notre Dame recently presented some interesting correlations between modern parenting behaviors and effects on brain and emotional development of their children. When compared with previous studies, some current modern parenting trends...

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Exercise Makes a Healthy Mom and Baby

Exercise Makes a Healthy Mom and Baby

What kind of exercise, if any is safe for the expectant mom? With warnings and restrictions posted everywhere from airlines to amusement rides, moms-to-be aren't exactly motivated to put their baby's safety at risk in the name of exercise. The prevalence and ease of...

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Can Chiropractic Care Eliminate Ear Infections?

Can Chiropractic Care Eliminate Ear Infections?

Acute otitis media, commonly known as ear infection, is so prevalent among preschool-aged children and younger, that it is considered the top reason parents bring their little ones to the doctor, as well as the top pediatric ailment receiving antibiotic treatment....

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Chiropractic Care from Colic to Migraines

Chiropractic Care from Colic to Migraines

Do you have a colicky baby? Chiropractic colic care may help. Even though colic is relatively short-lived in infants aged six weeks to four months, the triple threat of frequent screaming and crying for three hours a day, three days a week, for at least three weeks by...

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Health for Mom and Baby: Breastfeeding and Preventing ADHD

Health for Mom and Baby: Breastfeeding and Preventing ADHD

There are numerous benefits when it comes to breastfeeding your baby, and now due to recent studies, we may be able to add ADHD prevention to the list of reasons why you should. ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is characterized by impulsivity,...

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Migraines, Arteries, and Your Spine: What You Need to Know

Migraines, Arteries, and Your Spine: What You Need to Know

Migraineurs, or those who suffer from migraines, account for some 28 million people. While sufferers know the signs and triggers well, pain management and an ultimate cure often seem elusive. New research on the brain’s blood supply and its connection to the spine and...

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Strategies for Preventing Lower Back Strain

Strategies for Preventing Lower Back Strain

Achy, tired back after a long day of typing or desk work? Don’t quit your job! Learn how preventing back pain may keep your spine healthy. You may be overlooking a simple solution: prevention. Following are some strategies based on Stuart McGill’s Low Back Disorders:...

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Understanding and Treating Autism through Chiropractic Care

Understanding and Treating Autism through Chiropractic Care

Autism receives a lot of attention these days, yet many may not understand exactly what it is or how it is diagnosed. Broadly speaking, autism is a neurodevelopment disorder with symptoms manifesting before the age of 3. Symptoms include difficulty interacting and...

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To Organic or Not to Organic

To Organic or Not to Organic

Even today with the word organic being in our faces time and time again, many people are still confused about it and seem to not understand why the costs for organic fruits and vegetables are so high. Organic produce is grown without the use of harmful pesticides and...

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Modified Low Back Stretches

Modified Low Back Stretches

Modified low back stretches while seated will help stretch and relax your low back. Most pain from the low back comes from conditions affecting your lumbar spinal. For acute pain, we recommend a time-tested remedy, a stretch! Here at Core Health, the daily dose of...

Posture and Why It’s Important to Your Wellness

Posture and Why It’s Important to Your Wellness

When you have a healthy posture, your head and body are well balanced. When you suffer from forward posture, you can add 10 pounds or more of pressure to your spinal cord, causing negative results to the rest of your body.

Understanding the Healing Power of Chiropractic Adjustments

Understanding the Healing Power of Chiropractic Adjustments

What is a chiropractic adjustment, and how can it heal the body? A chiropractic adjustment typically involves a specific force applied to a vertebra aimed at correcting spinal subluxations. The goal of adjusting the spine is to restore proper motion, improve spinal...

One Small Step: Short Exercises You Can Do to Alleviate Sitting Strain

One Small Step: Short Exercises You Can Do to Alleviate Sitting Strain

https://youtu.be/eWrx_bdPCzg   While sitting can certainly be relaxing, prolonged sitting (even with good posture!) can cause pain and exacerbate ADHD symptoms. Chances are that all you need is a little exercise—but who has time for that in a busy day? Actually,...

Don’t Be Salty: Aging Effects of Sodium and Obesity

Don’t Be Salty: Aging Effects of Sodium and Obesity

Have an overweight teenager who loves chips? Fast food? You may want to consider this study conducted by the Medical College of Georgia (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25869605), which showed a strong connection between sodium and early aging effects on...

Adaptive Chiro for Children with Sensory Needs

Adaptive Chiro for Children with Sensory Needs

You’ve already worked through the mass of articles, advice, and paperwork that came along with your child’s diagnosis with ADHD, ASD, LD, or the like. While that alone has been overwhelming, the choice for treatment may seem just as daunting. Have you considered...

What If You Don’t Need a Pelvic Exam?

What If You Don’t Need a Pelvic Exam?

What if you found out that yearly pelvic exam you dread, with all of its awkwardness and discomfort, was actually unnecessary? According to some physicians, the lack of benefits of this procedure may mean that you don’t need to go through this traumatic experience...

Bedtime Stories Make Better Readers

Bedtime Stories Make Better Readers

Do you remember asking a parent or grandparent to read you a bedtime story as a child? We all have our favorites, many of which span a variety of cultures and generations of storytelling. But did you know that reading to your child actually assists their early brain...

Lower Abdominal Exercise Wall-Bug

Lower Abdominal Exercise Wall-Bug

Dr. Jason is here to show you the wall-bug exercise to promote abdominal strength and lumbar support. Core Health Berks is here with another great ab workout for you to try in your free time. Undeniably, this may be our favorite. That's right, we're talking about the...

Fish Oil Reduces Pain

Fish Oil Reduces Pain

Fish oil is a natural compound that reduces pain. Core Health believes this supplement is a need. The human body detests pain. Its natural response to pain is anti-inflammatory agents. Although they work, they can cause side effects like gastric ulceration. However,...

Neck Stretches to Reduce Pain in the Neck

Neck Stretches to Reduce Pain in the Neck

Dr. Jason Balthaser demonstrates neck stretches to alleviate pain, and to reduce tight muscles/spasm. Although it may seem odd, neck workouts can help soothe pain from your shoulders and head. Because it is a muscle, your neck needs to be worked out, and stretched....

The Magic of Magnesium

The Magic of Magnesium

Presently, magnesium supplements are everywhere, but why should you need one? For those who may not know, magnesium is crucial for the human body. Basically, it is a nutrient that your body needs for nerve function, making protein, and many other things. Core Health...