Who knew chiropractic care could treat issues beyond the soft tissues? Apparently, researchers did. According to a study conducted by the Palmer Chiropractic College, regular chiropractic care is good for the heart. The Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research reported a case study where chiropractic care helped a 54-year old normalize his lipid panel without any other intervention. Surprisingly, chiropractic adjustments to Atlas (our first cervical vertebra) can stabilize patients who are suffering from heart conditions.
There is a small butterfly shaped organ located at the base of your neck. But, don’t go by its size, because it produces a hormone that controls some of the most vital functions of your body including breathing, heart rate, menstrual cycle, body weight and so on. If you haven’t it guessed yet, this is the thyroid gland that regulates the entire body metabolism. Unfortunately, more than 12 percent of all Americans develop some sort