Life Expectancy

The top 10 things successful people do in the summer to get and stay healthy in the Okanagan; Episode 3

The top 10 things successful people do in the summer to get and stay healthy in the Okanagan; Episode 3 If you’ve been watching our Top 10 List videos, or reading our blog posts, you’ll know that we’ve produced 2 previous episodes in our Top 10 list of what successful people do in the summer …

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The top 10 things people do in the summer to get and stay healthier; Episode 1

Top 10 things people do to get and stay healthy in the summer In Kelowna we are blessed with the unofficial nickname, California North, when it comes to our weather. And this year is no exception. Now that we are through spring, our summer has been incredible. There are some drawbacks to having some of …

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You, Your Teen and Tech Neck

Tech Neck is Epidemic We have all heard of “tech neck” by now.  We chirp at our teens with their nose buried in their phone “get off your phone and look at me”!  Apple now gives us stats on our screen time with a recent update called Screen Time. It’s an epidemic. As chiropractors, we …

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It Took 30 Years for Mainstream Research to Acknowledge This Fact.

The British Journal of Sports Medicine recently published an article (March 31, 2017) stating that “Saturated fat does not clog the arteries: coronary heart disease is a chronic inflammatory condition, the risk of which can be effectively reduced from healthy lifestyle interventions.” It may come as a shock to you but many doctors have been preaching this …

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Secret #2; Choose the disciplines that will give you the best results for life.

Now that we’ve covered what I feel is the most significant secret to a balanced life, joy. Let’s get into some very practical but necessary tips to insure your life is full but effective. And as you’d imagine they cover some lifestyle choices. If you missed our last post on secret #1, then before you …

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Balance in life and health, Secret #1

As we round out another year I often have conversations with people in the office that centre around how they are going to do things differently next year. They talk about priorities, over commitment and generally doing what it takes to not feel so run down and overwhelmed. I get it. I totally understand. This …

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Why has today’s chiropractic become an essential ingredient for longevity?

Over the last 20 years the “acceptability” for chiropractic has steadily rose. The word is getting out and people are realizing the value of today’s chiropractic. This week I wanted to share with you some of the science that is now available to prove, without a doubt, that adopting a chiropractic lifestyle is one of …

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Your computer is killing you and what you can do about it.

Most work places in today’s modern day culture demand that we spend at least a few hours in front of a computer. It’s inevitable. But did you also know that there are dangers? Sitting Shorten’s Your Life by 40% Sitting for 6 hours or more a day increases your chance of death by 40% according …

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Who and where do you want to be in the next 20 years?

Have you ever considered: how we look after our elderly says a lot about our values as a culture? There are beliefs that erode our value for our elderly and beliefs that build up our appreciation for our seniors. Unfortunately, it’s often our seniors themselves whose beliefs have been effected the most by changes in …

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Posture, Life Expectancy, Heart Disease and Asthma.

In 2014 it was reported that texting can lead to a shortened life. And this had nothing to do with distracted drivers; although, that is a problem. The report was related to the posture that your neck is in when you “assume the position” of texting. Also commonly referred to as “text neck”. Not even …

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