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Have Your Cake, and Eat It Organic Too

[caption id="attachment_1029" align="aligncenter" width="407"] by Sarah Bricker[/caption]   The holidays are approaching, which means two things - the pace of life is quickening, and the typical procession of assorted desserts is marching in like a raid! We are now dancing along that terribly fine line between indulging,...

Have You HEARD?

Have You HEARD?        D. D. Palmer                       Harvey Lillard Have you heard this story!? It’s the story of chiropractic’s 123rd birthday! How does a profession, nay, a healing technique have a birthday? Allow me to explain. If you were in Davenport,...

9,944 Reasons

Did you know that the surface of the sun burns at 9,944 degrees Fahrenheit?! Yowzers! There are many good reasons to sunbathe, such as Vitamin D uptake and Serotonin production, but it is also wise to protect your skin from that big ball of fire....

“Minor” Thoughts on Meditation

In 2012, the Dalai Lama was quoted saying, "If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation". This statement is very powerful for any visionary, but at some point, the word "meditation" picked up a...

Smile More

Although there are many things in life that are distressing or outside of our control, we always have the opportunity to choose how we respond. At Stillpoint Family Chiropractic, we supplement good physical health with good mental health. Consider incorporating the following five, simple practices into...

The Building Blocks of Detox

Most people think that doing a detoxification program is for "health nuts", or perhaps exclusively for the child who accidentally ingests a household poison. What we forget to realize sometimes is that regular, small doses of mildly harmful substances (such as caffeine, sugar, pollution, pesticides, second-hand...

The Fault in the Flintstone

All dietary supplements are made equal. All supplement-producing companies are trustworthy. Your daily diet is so healthful that you don't need supplements to support it.. I wish that these statements were true. The truth is, like all manufactured commodities, the quality of products varies by the...

The Invisible Health Hazard

How do you avoid a health hazard that you can't see, taste, smell or hear, and most people can't even feel? This stealthy culprit is called Electromagnetic Radiation, and it has been a controversial topic in regards to safety and risk since the Digital Revolution...

Our “Swell” Friend

by Sarah Bricker In the conventional world of medicine, inflammation has gotten a bad rap! Most people know that inflammation occurs due to the body experiencing a trauma - this could be a visible, physical trauma, or trauma at the cellular level.  What most people don't...

The Fitness Myth

Crossfit, P90X, Insanity - When did the model for being healthy and fit become all about pushing the limits of your body? There seems to be a modern, accepted truth that the crazier the workout is, the more beneficial it is, and the more praise...