The Nose Knows Best! The Secrets to Better Breathing

2021-05-12T14:16:27-04:00May 11th, 2021|Uncategorized, Wellness|

What is a simple, free, daily action that can positively affect your IMMUNE SYSTEM, MOOD, WEIGHT, and LONGEVITY?  Breathing.  Nasal breathing that is! Mouth breathing causes the tissues in the back of the mouth to become loose and flex inward, making breathing more difficult, creating more...mouth breathing! Nasal breathing naturally tones the soft tissue in the airways, keeping them firm and in shape! Mouth breathing while sleeping allows gravity to close the airway even more as the soft tissues in the [...]

Lights Out Part II // Eat to Sleep

2020-04-07T11:35:51-04:00September 28th, 2017|Information, Nutrition|

Karen Davis Warren PT, MPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS Sleep plays a vital role in your health.  Many if us are aware of the benefits of sleep, yet not so sure how to get a good night’s sleep. While research has shown the body’s naturally produced melatonin helps regulate sleep, synthetic melatonin has proven less than impressive.  However, there are many foods that help the body’s natural melatonin production. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland. It controls your circadian [...]

Lights Out // The Importance of Sleep

2020-04-07T11:37:11-04:00June 20th, 2017|Information, Nutrition|

Lights Out // The Importance of Sleep Sleeping well directly affects your physical and mental health, and the overall quality of your life. Lack of sleep can have negative effects on your daytime energy, productivity, physical health, emotional balance, and even your weight. Since there are many factors that affect sleep let’s start with the basics. Control your exposure to light! A naturally occurring hormone called melatonin regulates your sleep-wake cycle. Light exposure controls when your brain produces melatonin. [...]

Are You Sleeping Through the Night?

2020-04-07T12:41:17-04:00July 18th, 2013|Physical Therapy, Information, Trigger Point Dry Needling|

Acupuncture is all about the balance of energy in your body and life. Some things that contribute to the balance are lifestyle, diet, exercise, rest and relaxation, and meditation. Stress is a big factor in upsetting the balance. Acupuncture can help your body handle stress, help you to be more at ease and help eliminate some of the negative effects of stress like not sleeping through the night. Insomnia and difficulty sleeping through the night can be caused by many different [...]

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