More Parents Seek Chiropractic for Kids’ Chronic Conditions

Parents Turn to Chiropractic for Children's Chronic IllnessesAs a parent, there is no worse feeling than seeing your child in pain and not being able to do anything about it. Perhaps you’re concerned about the side effects of the medications or maybe even these traditional approaches to pain management haven’t helped.  Recent research suggests that more parents of children with chronic neurological conditions turning to chiropractic and other complementary and ...

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Teens Are Being Prescribed Narcotics At An Alarming Rate

Teens Are Being Prescribed Narcotics At An Alarming Rate – How Chiropractic Care Can Stop This TrendA recent study revealed that a significant number of children are receiving narcotic prescriptions for their headaches, causing great concern about the negative repercussions if this trend does not stop. After all, these types of medications come with some serious side effects and consequences but are routinely being prescribed to adolescents who aren’t always ...

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Wealthier Kids More Likely to Have Overuse Injuries

Wealthier Kids More Likely to Have Overuse Injuries-Chiropractic NewsOveruse injuries are often blamed on increasing specialization at young age, with children (or their parents) choosing to master one sport rather than a variety of activities. But a new study suggests that specialization, and its accompanying risk of sports injuries, may be a bigger concern among wealthier families, according to a press release from Loyola ...

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Are iPads Making Teens’ Bones Weaker?

Too Much iPad Making Teens' Bones WeakerParents often bemoan the amount of time teenagers spend surfing the web or playing video games, and a new study could add fodder to their worries. The study suggests that increased screen time is tied to significantly lower bone mineral density in boys. Screen time includes any sedentary time spent in front of a computer, tablet, TV, or other electronic device. Since adolescence is ...

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Sodium Accelerates Aging in Teens

Sodium Accelerates Aging in TeensMost teens come home from school starving, throwing down their backpacks and reaching for anything convenient and tasty, without considering things like sodium or sugar. They’re young and relatively healthy, so what harm could a few chip or crackers do? A lot, according to new research.

Salty snacks don’t just contribute to weight gain in kids, they may accelerate aging, suggests the results from recent research presented ...

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Teens Rarely Outgrow Fibromyalgia

Teens with Fibromyalgia Study-Chiropractic NewsFibromyalgia is typically thought to affect middle-aged women, causing widespread chronic pain and debilitating fatigue. Now, new research is shedding light on less well-known victims of fibromyalgia: teenagers.

Despite insufficient research, many physicians tell worrying parents that their teens are likely to “outgrow” the symptoms. But a new study suggests that over 80% of teens with fibromyalgia suffer from ongoing symptoms into adulthood, ...

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