The American medical association estimates that 80% of all health conditions have a stress component to them. Sometimes I have had patients who I felt, based on my treatment plan and my experience in similar cases, should be improving more than they were.
Just as your heart, your lungs and every other part of your body needs the right kinds of food to function optimally, it’s important that your brain receives nutrients from the right kinds of foods also. Many people don’t think about eating particular foods for the brain, but almost everything we take in affects it and how it acts or reacts.
“Should I be buying organic food instead of conventionally grown food?”
In today’s world, people are becoming more and more health conscious, and the food we eat is being linked to many of the health issues we are experiencing. Inevitably, organic food becomes a topic of discussion and consideration. Part of the consideration is that it costs more than conventionally grown food, and many people feel like they can’t justify the higher costs on an already expensive grocery bill.
How much time during the day do you find yourself sitting in a chair? And while you’re sitting, how aware of your posture are you?
You can’t take care of anyone else unless you take care of yourself first!
I am Dr. Michael Taggart, a board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic, practicing in Kirkland, WA since 1992. I have had over 20 years of clinical experience and specialize in chronic conditions. I have advanced training in neurology, spinal rehabilitation, functional endocrinology, laboratory testing/interpretation, and nutritional therapy.
Let me introduce you to “Brain Based Therapy