Have a Healthy, Happy Thanksgiving!

From our family to yours, we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

For a holiday known to be all about the food, we want to share a few tips for staying healthy. Here are some ideas to have a healthy holiday while still indulging and enjoying the food, football and family time!

  • Get active. Make a point to get outside for a bit of fresh air. Take a family walk or toss around a football!

  • Eat breakfast.Many people decide to skip breakfast since dinner is such a big meal. This isn’t a great idea and may lead to overeating since you will be absolutely famished by the time dinner rolls around.

  • Hydrate! Staying hydrated is key. If you are thirsty, you may mistake that for hunger. If alcohol is a part of your celebration, drink a cup of water between beverages.

  • Use a smaller plate Using a smaller plate will help you eat less. If you fill up a bigger plate you may feel you have to eat it all when you may already be full.

  • Be smart with food choices. No need to restrict certain foods, enjoy in moderation! Have a dessert, but don’t overindulge. Fill up your plate with lots of vegetables and lean turkey. Enjoy carbs in moderation and choose the foods you like best.

  • Don’t stress The holiday is for enjoying good food and good company. If you are stressing about the food, don’t. Relax and have a great time.

    We hope you will have a wonderful holiday!

Boost Winter Immunity with Chiropractic Care

Having a strong immune system is important for keeping you healthy. As we head into cold and flu season, it is especially important that your immune system is functioning at its peak.

Your immune system fights off viruses, toxins, colds, allergies and cancers. Your body’s response to small things can reflect a properly functioning immune system. The nervous system and immune system work together in order for healing and adaptation to occur. If you have any spinal misalignments, your immune system can be compromised. Having regular chiropractic adjustments can help boost the immune system.

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What can cause problems with your immune system?

There are a few things that can cause dysfunction including autoimmune disorders, cancer, immunodeficiency disorder, allergies, stress.

Our nervous system communicates to our immune system. The central nervous system provides information so the brain can react. If you have misalignments of the spine (subluxations), this can cause poor communication between the immune system and brain.

How can Chiropractic care help?

Chiropractic adjustments will restore the misalignments in your spine. This will restore the communication between your brain and immune system. With a central nervous system that is functioning at its best, your immune system becomes equipped to defend your body from diseases, illness and infections.

Our patients at Pearson Chiropractic know that chiropractic care is beneficial for fighting off winter flu and illness. Making your health a priority through adjustments can help keep you healthy all season.

If you are struggling to stay healthy, visit us to see if you may have a misalignment causing interference to your immune system.