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Flu vaccine 60% effective claim NOT TRUEDid anyone else read the newly published and highly publicized Lancet article claiming that the flu vaccine is 60% effective? When I saw that I thought there must be a mistake, it was my understanding that the flu vaccine was much less effective. How did they come up with that statistic?
Check out this article from Natural News, explaining the tricks used to misrepresent study results and deceive the public.

Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs: Articles and FactsWhat’s ailing you?  Headaches, Earaches, Infections, Colds, Depression, Allergies, and more…. How do you treat your illnesses and symptoms?  Do medications really produce good health?  Lets view the facts:

Health cannot be purchased in a bottle.  Give your amazing body the proper food, water, rest, nutrition, exercise, and a properly functioning nervous system, and it will heal itself and achieve its God-given potential for health and life!

Chiropractic Articles

 

What is a spine? Lesson OneYour back is composed of 33 bones called vertebrae, 31 pairs of nerves, 40 muscles, and numerous connecting tendons and ligaments running from the base of your skull to your tailbone.  Between your vertebrae are fibrous elastic cartilage pads called disks.  These shock absorbers keep your spine flexible, and cushion the hard vertebrae as you move. Many pains can be alleviated with chiropractory or Massage Therapy Vancouver WA.

The Most Important IdeaHaving a clear understanding of the intelligence within our bodies is the most important concept for us to understand when considering how to best care for our health.  We each have a central nervous system composed of the brain and the vast network of nerves, through which the brain communicates and controls the workings of our organs, tissues, and cells.  Throughout our bodies, even within the tiniest cell, is a universal intelligence, the power that gives life and organization to all matter.

Chiropractic is based on this concept.  A vertebra which is shifted out of place chokes off the nerves, thus interfering with the communication between the brain and the body.  Adjusting the spine places the vertebrae in the proper alignment, removing the interference, restoring the proper function of the nervous system. The power is “turned on” and it is this power that heals the body. The power that made the body heals the body.

The Major Premise: A universal intelligence is in all matter and continually gives to all it’s properties and actions, thus maintaining it in existence.

Bears and SpaghettiLets take a moment to think about food. What did you eat today? If you are like most Americans, your meals included many refined starches such as bread, cookies, and chips. Even home cooked meals are largely composed of starchy, high carbohydrate foods. Quick and easy is the way to go these days, and our go-to foods are things like mac’n’cheese, boxed pasta, and spaghetti.
What about bears?  Bears are omnivores just like we are. What do bears eat? According to animal planet, bears eat all the healthy foods that nature provides to them; berries, nuts, honey, meat, fish, grass, seeds, roots, fresh plants etc. All their nutritional needs are met just by eating whole, unprocessed, fresh foods. Consider how we would benefit from eating the food we were designed to eat.  Next time you are going to grab a quick meal or snack, ask yourself, “Would a bear eat this?”

Think! Speak! Act Positive! I Am! I Will! I Can! I Must!Our Mission at Yoder Chiropractic Center! is to help as many people as possible, especially children. What people need is Hope. Truth. Life.  Love. In this culture of chemicals, malnutrition, and inactivity, ill health has overtaken the lives of many.  The violence of modern medicine, combined with the toxicity of much of what we call “food” has caused mass pain, suffering, and disease.  It need not be this way, health is still available to those who pursue it. We will make a difference, help those who will accept it,  teach those who want to learn, offer hope to those without. Within each one of us is the God-given potential to thrive, to excel, to live!  If we share our gifts with others, they can do the same in turn, and the result is a powerful force, far reaching and without boundaries. It begins with one.  So, “Think! Speak! Act Positive! I Am! I Will!  I Can!  I Must!”

What’s wrong with having poor posture?Forward head placement, often resulting from poor posture, causes:

  • up to 30 lbs of additional stress on the cervical spine
  • up to 30% decrease in lung capacity
  • heart and vascular problems
  • loss of peristalic function of the bowel
  • pain, and increased perception of pain
  • decreased range of motion throughout the body

Look up! Forward head posture can be corrected.  A highly trained chiropractor can treat this condition by:

  • restoring correct scull position
  • adjusting the affected cervical vertebrae
  • rehabilitating neck and shoulder muscles
  • correcting postural problems

Call to make an appointment today for you and your family.  360-254-0994 The power that made the body heals the body.  Remove the interference and turn on the power!

We can help you lose weight!Did you know that chiropractic care helps you lose weight?  Here is how chiropractic helps your body achieve optimum weight loss:

  • Decreases stress
  • Improves immune function
  • Increases lung capacity
  • Improves flexibility
  • Improves sleep

When you give your body the tools it needs, it will accomplish great things! Even more great news:  Dr. Tim teaches proper diet for weight loss in our office. We have 2 different programs to meet the needs of all our patients:

  1. The first option is The Healing Diet, which utilizes a variety of natural whole foods to meet the body’s nutritional needs and facilitate weight loss.  This program teaches you how to convert your body from a sugar-burner into a fat-burner, and is a highly effective program for those committed to losing weight naturally.
  2. The second option is for those who may have had difficulty sticking to a whole food based diet, and need a more structured tool to accomplish their weight loss goals.  This option,Ideal Protein, utilizes convenient packaged meals, snacks, and shakes designed to help maintain lean muscle mass and use fat stores for energy.

Interested in learning more? Call today to schedule your consultation: 360-254-0994

Exercise for Everybody: CrossfitWe all know that in order to keep our bodies healthy, we need to exercise.  If you do not currently exercise, you need to start! You may be wondering;  Where do I begin?  What type of exercise is best?  What will keep me motivated? Dr. Tim uses an exercise program called Crossfit. Consider your body and the things you do each day; Standing, walking, running, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting, reaching, etc.  Crossfit utilizes the body’s design and incorporates its natural functions in the workout, delivering optimal results for each individual.  Unlike stationary machines which utilize a single muscle group, Crossfit engages the entire body in varying ways, making the workouts more effective and time-saving.  Perfect for every fitness level from beginner to athlete, Crossfit is one method of exercise that benefits everybody. Want to learn more?  Come to our FREE fitness workshop! Dr. Tim and his trainers will be in the office hosting an exciting, hands-on class demonstrating Crossfit.  Bring a friend or 2. Thursday, April 28th, 2011 @ 6pm Yoder Chiropractic Center 16111 SE McGillivray Blvd. Ste A Vancouver, WA 98683 Call to reserve your spot: 360-254-0994

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