Nature’s Effect on Health

Chris Lorang The Research, Your Best Life

Nature’s Effect on Health What we take in from our environment through any sense — sound, smell, or sight — all can change our mood. But did you know that it can also cause changes in our other bodily systems including your nervous, endocrine, and even your immune system? A stressful environment can make you feel anxious, sad, or helpless. …


Capital Chiropractic presents free-range infant development model at 2018 Ancestral Health Symposium

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Our Best Life Starts Early Helping people live their best lives – by preventing injuries, growing stronger, and treating the whole person – is the mission of Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center. That includes helping the youngest among us build a strong foundation of mobility, coordination, and neuromotor stabilization from the earliest days of their lives. To bring more attention …

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Build your microbiome: Recap from Dr. Wahls’ lecture

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Thank you to the more than 400 people who attended Dr. Terry Wahls’ lecture about the microbiome on June 10. Thanks also to our collaborators for the event, Des Moines University, Des Moines Public Library, and The Harkin Institute for helping bring this event to life. Dr. Wahls’ topic was “The Microbiome-Brain-Immune Axis” and she offered several key takeaways. Below, …

To X-ray or Not To X-Ray?

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One question that we often hear from prospective new patients is “Do you take X-rays?” We do not routinely order X-rays, and, in fact, we don’t even have an X-ray machine. If after an examination an X-ray, MRI, or CT (imaging) is deemed clinically necessary, we will order these tests from an outside imaging center. Most patients are relieved to learn …

New Research Suggests Pregnant Women May Benefit from Chiropractic Treatment

Chris Lorang The Research, Your Best Life

Great news for pregnant women! New Zealand research suggests that expectant mothers may particularly benefit from chiropractic care. Results indicate that chiropractic adjustments of pregnant women appear to relax the pelvic floor muscles at rest, ultimately reducing tension and restriction. “Commenting on her research Dr Heidi Haavik says: `For a woman in labor, the ability to relax pelvic floor muscles …

New Study: More Sugar, Not Less, is the Secret to Health

Chris Lorang The Research, Your Best Life

A new study reveals something incredible about chronic diseases. Scientist have discovered that more sugar, not less, may be the answer to our nation’s morbidity and mortality problems. “We are now encouraging food manufacturers to boost the sugar content in their products,” said head researcher, John Malt. “We think we have discovered that the answer to heart disease, diabetes, obesity and premature death; more …