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Action Plan for Lasting Change


Is there some area of your life or personality that you know you need to change? How long have you known you needed to make this change? A week? A month? A year? Is not making this change causing you some level of suffering? Here's some important news for you. It's not going away until you make the changes you know you need to make!

Centenarian Secret

Aging poorly is not inevitable. The quality of your life will depend on your choices.


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Hey, Life Takes a Lot of Nerve


Everything in your life that you consciously do, or your body does for you unconsciously, requires nerve supply. Everything!

Your body uses nerve supply to send communication signals back and forth between the brain, cells, tissues, organs and muscles.

Cells and Tissues

Healthy cellular function requires healthy nerve supply. Unhealthy nerve supply can cause your cells to function less than optimally effecting your health immediately and over time.


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The Newest Lifestyle Plague- A Sedentary Lifestyle


The conclusions are unanimous- A sedentary lifestyle is the newest plague of our time and is commonly being labeled as "Sitting is the new smoking".

"Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV, and is more treacherous than parachuting." The Centers for Disease Control reports that 75 cents of every health care dollar are being spent on chronic conditions linked to sedentary behavior like obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.


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The IDC Mindset


Social conditioning has brought us to an age where everything must be instant. Whether its food, pain relief, text messaging, surfing the internet, or playing video games. Our world is ruled by quotes like "You only live once" and "Live every day as if it was your last." While these quotes are very true I would like to amend the latter to say,

"Live every day as if it was your last, but with a vision of the future.


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Lowering Cholesterol Confusion


There is a lot of confusion about cholesterol right now. For years, the media has pointed fingers at high cholesterol for being the main cause of heart disease. This has created an era of low fat, low cholesterol diets, which has allowed the processed carbohydrate and sugar industries to boom.


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Eat these Foods Daily (or at least often)


Improving your diet can seem like a lofty goal, one that people often think requires rigid self-discipline and sacrifice.

Cupcakes out, pizza out, treats out, sigh.

But it doesn't really have to be that way. Sometimes making better decisions for your body can be about adding -- not taking away. This may create a more palatable option for those looking for a health boost that feels like a bonus, not a burden.


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Ultimate Health Care Technology


The Ultimate Health Care Technology requires no batteries or electricity of any kind. It adapts to changes in weather, food intake, stress levels, and work habits. It also adapts to changes in your environment and the intensity of your physical training and exercise. You can direct it to perform at the highest level possible with your choices. This Ultimate Health Care Technology is your body's Innate Intelligence.


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Opioid Crisis: Explosion and Solutions


The Opioid epidemic is one of the most damaging health crises of our era.

According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control, between July 2016 and September 2017, the locations under study (across 45 states) had a 30 percent increase in Opioid-related fatalities. 1

Even overall life expectancy is now in decline, in part from the spike in deaths caused by Opioids, according to a staggering report by NPR in December.


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Health, Wealth and Living to 100


Wealthy individuals in the far west have a desire to live healthy to 100 years and beyond. In fact, wealthy Hong Kongers are investing in themselves and taking care to ensure that they age with health and vitality, rather than deteriorating into old age.1 This is The 100 Year Lifestyle Way.


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How To Be A Fitness Lifer


A lifelong commitment to exercise is one of the keys to maintaining a healthy, independent life.

According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the benefits of regular physical activity for older adults may include a lowered risk of bone fractures; a reduced risk of dying from heart disease and developing high blood pressure, colon cancer and diabetes; reduced symptoms of anxiety and depression; relief of arthritis symptoms and more.


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Immune System Science Simplified


A report by the American Physiological Society has confirmed and clarified the importance of the nervous system in regulating the immune system.

The report entitled Neural Control of the Immune System states "Neural reflexes support homeostasis by modulating the function of organ systems. Recent advances in neuroscience and immunology have revealed that neural reflexes also regulate the immune system.


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Vitality: The Secret To A Good Life?


Look up "vitality" in the dictionary and you may see words like "energy and strength," "the state of being strong and active," "power of enduring," "the capacity to live and develop," and "physical or mental vigor."

With those definitions in mind, could vitality be the secret to an engaged and connected life? We asked members of the Get Old community, what vitality means to them.


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6 of the Best Foods and Drinks to eat after exercising


You picked out a killer playlist, stretched thoroughly and then gave 150 percent in your workout. So now you're done, right?
Not so fast. "The food you eat within the first few minutes after a workout is one of the most important and underrated parts of training," says personal trainer Lisa Reed.

In order to help your body recover faster, as well as repair and build new muscle tissue, you'll want to refuel soon after working out with a small number of carbohydrates and protein.


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The Secret that People who live vibrant, healthy lives well beyond the age of 100 know


Low levels of inflammation -- the long-term overactivation of the immune response -- may be the answer, suggests a new study of centenarians from researchers in England and Japan. People with lower markers of chronic inflammation also tend to be less likely to develop diseases, meaning suppressing inflammation could be the No. 1 key to not only living longer but to staying healthy longer.

"Centenarians and supercentenarians are different -- put simply, they age slower," Dr.


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Getting The Winning Edge


In our ultra-competitive world of college prep, job insecurity, sales targets, promotions, placement tests, parenting, sport performance, etc., seeking an edge to succeed under pressure is desired by many.

Professional and Olympic athletes are always striving for the edge to win. Many would expect elite athletes to utilize the latest science on performance nutrition, exercise physiology and mental training, and they do.


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Sitting Solutions


The Bottom Line On Sitting

Millions of people working from their homes and offices are spending way too much time in their chairs. This is a habit that can lead to more than just a numb bum, especially when you consider your longevity.

Too much sitting sets you up for a host of physical problems including poor circulation, chronic back and nerve pain, depression, osteoporosis, swollen spinal disks, fatigue and many other health problems.


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Challenging and Changing Our Beliefs


What would it take to suspend your belief in what you know for sure to be able to see for yourself whether other ways of thinking are true, as well? In what ways have you been able to change your beliefs?

The impairment of a closed mind

Imagine a land with 2 territories: one only has a Day-Sky where the sun plays peek-a-boo with the clouds, the second territory has only a Night-Sky where the moon and stars are in a field of darkness all the time.


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Health Care Values of Stressless People


People who Stress Less. Live More. think differently about their health. They have different priorities and values. They don't wait for a crisis to take care of themselves.

Stress is a part of life, always has been. It does not have to affect your health. 100-Year-Old people have lived through wars, recessions, The Great Depression – each decade bringing its own change, its own stress, and its own opportunity to live your best life every day.


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Man Up, Stand Strong!


If you are a man and you are reading this article, then I am glad we got your attention. The term "man up" is the expression used by many men that describes taking on challenges, facing fears and accepting responsibility. "Stand strong" implies overcoming adversity and promoting and defending your beliefs. In this context, to ensure that you can "man up" and "stand strong" for a lifetime, it is critical that you make your health a priority.


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Tech is turning millennials into a generation of hunchbacks


In his late teens, Charles Youn, now 29, developed the habit of hunching over his phone. Last year, he was diagnosed with "tech neck," which has resulted in pain and trouble sleeping.

For years, Charles Youn, 29, suffered from upper-back pain and neck soreness that made him hunch his shoulders and caused him to wake up numerous times throughout every night. He was in pain and constantly fatigued, drinking too much coffee to combat the sluggishness.


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Women's History Month: Mabel Palmer


In honor of Women's History Month, this week's blog post is attributed to Mabel and some of her accomplishments!

Mabel Sarah Heath was born June 5, 1881 in Milan, Illinois. She met Dr. B.J. Palmer while she was attending Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, and they were married in 1904. She became a doctor of chiropractic one year later in 1905.


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You Don't Have to Be Exhausted Every Day


With a whopping 28 medals, Michael Phelps is easily the most decorated Olympian of all time. To compare, the second most decorated Olympian, Soviet Union Gymnast Larisa Latynina, only has 18 medals.

So how did Phelps do it? What was the key to his success?
Sleep.

"I really can't say it enough. I don't think people really pay enough attention to how important sleep is," Phelps declared to CNBC.
Lack of sleep is a huge problem.


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Chiropractic Care for Car Accident Injury Victims


An interesting article I read today sheds some light about whiplash occurring from a car accident and how chiropractic care treatment helped a patient heal this debilitating injury. (You can read Dr. Jess's story about her struggles)

The article states that, ..."for car accident victims, who are often left in debilitating pain, a doctor of chiropractic can be a beacon of hope.


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Take My Pain Away


Pain can ruin your life. Whether it comes and goes in an unpredictable fashion or whether it is constant, having to manage and deal with pain on a regular basis can be exhausting, inconvenient and let's face it, painful. Pain can take many forms including headaches, neck or arm pain, back and leg pain, stomach pain, sinus pain, and literally any other part of your body. We've seen it all!

Too many people tolerate pain without an effective strategy for healing.


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Habits That Optimize Your Personal Energy


In the book, "The 100 Year Lifestyle", Dr. Eric Plasker talks about the habits that will optimize your personal energy. He talks about choosing to change your habit patterns and redefine yourself by identifying your current dominant energy patterns and consciously choosing a new one that will support your ideal 100 year lifestyle.
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Have You Experienced These Delayed Injury Symptoms?


Being involved in a car crash is already a numbing, life-altering experience no matter how small. Many never stop to think of the delayed mental trauma and other issues in addition to any physical damage that can creep up as much as six weeks or longer after the accident.


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Sitting Vs. Standing-Which One Is Better For Your Health?


Which is the better way to work? Sitting or Standing?

We've done a little research to find the answers for you. Read on...

An article on the Washington State L & I blog ponders the issue of sitting vs. standing. You'll be surprised at their findings.

According to the article, a number of scientific studies show that extended sitting carries a variety of health risks, including heart disease, diabetes, cancer and dementia.


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3 Life-Changing Principles



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8 (+1) Tips For a Healthy Spine


I came across an article about spine health and thought I would share it with you.

Following the guidelines in this article can help you have a Healthy New Year and a Healthy New You.
These simple guidelines can help you avoid pain and keep your back and neck in good shape.

Millions of people are affected by back pain every day.


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Let's Talk about a Spoon or a Bridge- Which One Are You?


This article from Daily Mail talks about the factors that determine whether you have a greater chance of having back problems..

According to the article, "Your 'posture profile' can identify whether you will suffer from aches and pains in later life, the British Chiropractic Association has said.
People whose heads lean forward are most likely to suffer back pain, its survey found.


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What's Batman Got to do with Chiropractic?


Did you know that Batman is actually an athlete? I found this article about the Batman vs. Superman movie that came out not too long ago. The article by Sara Butler talks about the athletic ability that Batman needs to fight crime every day and, like other athletes, how chiropractic care can help Batman stay at peak performance.
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Have you seen the new Batman v Superman movie? It made a bazillion dollars in its first weekend in theaters.


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They Decreased Their Reliance on Pain Medications, Have You?


Let's talk about painkillers. I came across an article from St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Michele Munz about how chiropractic care is now being offered at no cost to people who cannot afford healthcare in order to deter them from using pain medication.

…and it's working! According to the article,
"Initial data after the first year shows that 80 percent of patients receiving the care decreased their reliance on pain medications." Take a look..


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Energy Enhancers and Energy Drainers


Your energy is one of your most valuable resources, so be selective about how and where you focus it. Don't waste a drop.

Even though high-energy human potential is your natural state, you only have so much in a day. Stress and other distractions can easily deplete this gift if you allow them to drain you.


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Avoiding This Dangerous Holiday Duo


Alcohol and prescription drugs are a dangerous combination. While celebrities are the most popular victims, too many people are affected by this bad combination. With the holidays coming up, this knowledge can even save the life of someone important to you.

Both prescription and non-prescription drugs do not mix with alcohol.


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The 100 Year Old Woman That Died at 82


This is an interesting story of a 100 year old woman who died at 82. When she was conceived, just like you, 23 chromosomes from her mother and 23 chromosomes from her father united to make her a unique human being with the innate potential to live an active, healthy, quality life to 100 years of age and beyond.

Unfortunately, she was injured during the birth process.


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Who's Got Your Back?


Contributed by Dr. Dennis Buckley

In challenging or prosperous times, who can you count on? Who's got your back?

We all need help. Alone we are nothing. We need support physically, emotionally and spiritually. Most of what we have accomplished in our lives was because people had our back. We are responsible for ourselves but we could not do it alone.


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The Benefits of Lifestyle Care


The benefits of Lifestyle Care are many and well documented. From improving athletic performance, increasing brain function and increasing bone density to strengthening the immune system and preventing deterioration, the results can be dramatic. And as common sense and world renowned chiropractor, Dr. Ernie Landi has stated so eloquently, "If you prevent it, you don't have to treat it.


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Backpack Safety Tips


School is starting again and families are gearing up for busy schedules, homework, after school activities and the hectic pace of our 21st century lifestyles. To ensure that your child has a healthier, more successful year, it is important to have their back aligned, balanced and on track.
More than 40 Million students carry school backpacks. Backpacks that are too heavy or worn incorrectly can injure your child's back, neck and shoulders, which can lead to other health problems.


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Change Your Family's Course of History


Stop Blaming Your Genes
Here is a very important message if you want to live an active, healthy, quality of life for 80, 90, 100 years and beyond: Stop blaming your genes. Too many people rationalize unhealthy choices with words like, "Why bother, it's in my genes." You can't get away with this anymore.

The lifestyle choices that you make for yourself and your family can literally change the course of your history.


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Healing Plan for Accident Victims


Immediate Relief and Stability
Automobile accidents and work injuries can alter your life. Fortunately, and depending on the extent of your injuries, Chiropractic Crisis Care can give you the relief you need and stabilize your spine and your nerve system. Every accident victim, symptoms or not, should have their spine and nerve system examined.


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Super Athletes & Chiropractic


The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Players from both teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots received chiropractic care to help them heal quickly and optimize the function of their spine and nervous system. This care helps athletes perform at their highest level throughout the season as well as in the biggest game of their lives.


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Need vs. Want


Contributed by Dr. Josh Handt, Affiliate in New City, NY

Are you the kind of person who only takes care of yourself when you are in desperate need and in the middle of a crisis? Do you know anyone else like this? Or do you take care of yourself because you want to live a healthier, more active lifestyle? Shifting your motivation from crisis to lifestyle is life changing and easier than you think.


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Body or Health Conscious


Contributed by Dr. Jordan Plasker, 100 Year Lifestyle Licensed Affiliate in Montvale, NJ

Are you Body Conscious or Health Conscious?
Unfortunately, too many people are concerned about how they look and not necessarily about their health. Perhaps you do not know the difference between being body conscious or health conscious.


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Why Stress Affects Everyone Differently


It is well documented that high levels of stress can contribute to heart disease, cancer, headaches, ulcers, digestive disturbances, backaches and nearly every other condition known to mankind. How can one word cause so many unique and different problems in different people especially since the stress reaction is the same for everyone? The answer may be simpler than you think.


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Sitting Solutions


The Bottom Line On Sitting

Millions of people working from their homes and offices are spending way too much time in their chairs. This is a habit that can lead to more than just a numb bum!

Too much sitting sets you up for a host of physical problems including poor circulation, chronic back and nerve pain, depression, osteoporosis, swollen spinal disks, fatigue and many other health problems.


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What's Your Number?


Some people are excited about living to be 100. Some are scared of the thought. Either way, it is important to realize that you may not have a choice. 100 year old people are the world's fastest growing group.


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Do You Have An Ostrich In Your Family?


Have you ever seen a picture of an ostrich with its head buried in the sand? This is one of the funniest scenes in nature, but an unfunny, accurate metaphor to describe individuals who have a crisis care mentality about their health. This means that they only take care of themselves when they are sick, diagnosed with a disease or are in excruciating pain.

If you want to live an active, healthy long life, this ostrich mentality won't get you there.


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How Today's Pain Becomes Tomorrow's….


Is it possible that pain can be your friend? That may sound a little crazy because pain obviously hurts. No one likes this uncomfortable feeling yet upon further examination, you will realize that pain can be your best friend, indicating that something is not right in your body and that you should do something about it before it becomes tomorrow's deterioration, arthritis, ulcer, heart attack or cancer.

We have been trained to mask pain and keep on going.


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Under New Management


Contributed by Dr. Dennis Buckley -The 100 Year Lifestyle Licensed Affiliate Chiropractor In Pasadena, CA

Have you ever seen a sign on a business, "Under New Management?" What comes to mind?

Usually it is thoughts of hope, new infusion of energy and resources or the old management wasn't working, better business, excitement, new people, new systems, new products and new ideas….something new and better in a nutshell.


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Feeling or Function


"How Are You?" is a common question we use to engage with another person when we meet on the street, at work, in school or at family gatherings.

Most of us reply with the answer, "Fine!" or some version of that to keep the conversation short and social because most people are asking out of politeness and don't really want to get in a deep discussion.


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Immune System Science Simplified


A recent report by the American Physiological Society has confirmed and clarified the importance of the nervous system in regulating the immune system. While we see the evidence of this everyday with our patients, it is nice to know that science is catching up with the ability to explain why and how this connection works.

The report entitled Neural Control of the Immune System states "Neural reflexes support homeostasis by modulating the function of organ systems.


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Lifestyle Renovation


Contributed by Dr. Josh Handt, A 100 Year Lifestyle Affiliate Chiropractor in New City, NY

The Merriam –Webster Dictionary definition of Renovation is 1 - To restore to a former better state (as by cleaning, repairing, or rebuilding), 2 – to restore to life, vigor, or activity.

Have you ever thought about renovating your lifestyle? Naturally, most of us think of a house when we hear the word ‘renovate'.


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Lifestyle Renovation in 3 Easy Steps


The Merriam–Webster Dictionary defines Renovation as 1 - To restore to a former better state (as by cleaning, repairing, or rebuilding),
2 – to restore to life, vigor, or activity.



Have you ever thought about renovating your lifestyle? Naturally, most of us think of a house when we hear the word ‘renovate'. The way you have lived until now has brought you to where you are physically, mentally, financially and spiritually.


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How Long Will You Live?


Whether you like it or not, you will probably live longer than you ever thought. Take this Assessment now and make the lifestyle changes that ensure the quality of life you deserve.

Download the Assessment here.


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Fall Sports, Head and Neck Injuries


Contributed By Aryn Gabai, D.C., C.A.C.C.P.
A 100 Year Lifestyle Licensed Affiliate Chiropractor,Pennington, NJ

- The Hidden Effects
- Check Your Neck
- Symptoms and Side Effects
- The Lifestyle Care Continuum

The Hidden Effects
The issues surrounding head injuries, including concussions, have never been a part of mainstream conversation more than they are right now.


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Ebola, Flu & Medical Errors


With regards to your own personal health, Ebola is more of a distraction than a threat.

Ebola has dominated the news cycle for several weeks. Its tragic impact on the nations of West Africa is certainly significant. The World Health Organization recently reported that there have been 4,922 Ebola-related deaths in the region since the latest outbreak of the disease. Outside of West Africa, the story is much different.


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Chronic Health Problems


Chronic health problems can affect your quality of life for decades. Whether they are musculoskeletal in nature affecting your back, neck, and limbs or they affect your organs (heart, lungs, stomach, kidneys or sex organs), your daily activities may become limited and your longevity can be compromised. The longer you wait the more suffering these chronic conditions deliver. Research shows that within two weeks of an injury, scar tissue can appear.


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Suicide In The Medicine Chest



From 1999 to 2010, the suicide rate among Americans ages 35 to 64 rose by nearly 30percent. Coincidentally between the years 2007 and 2010, 48.5percent of Americans were reported as using at least one prescription drug in a 30 day time period. In Canada, the suicide rate caused the country to be ranked 34th-highest overall among 107 nations.

These numbers are way too high and cause serious concern.


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Know Your Neck


How well do you know your neck? This magnificent and delicate structure that holds up your head, moves in many directions and protects your body's lifeline is often taken for granted…until it is injured.

It may seem simple when looking from the outside, but inside it is a complex structure that is vital for health.

Let's start with your nervous system:
Your brain extends down through your skull and becomes your spinal cord in upper part of your neck.


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Your Brain-Body Connection


You were born to be healthy. From the moment of conception, your body was given the blueprints and the innate intelligence to live an active, healthy life for 80, 90, 100 years and beyond.

Keeping your spine and nervous system healthy and functioning properly, without interference, is essential to optimizing your genetic capabilities.


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The Interference Principle


Much of our health care system has been based on the Germ Theory, which simply speaking says that germs cause disease and if we kill the bad germs we will get healthy. We now know that this theory is flawed. Our attempt to wipe out "bugs" has created an assault on our immune systems, leads to a minimum of 10,000 deaths per year, according to The Telegraph and has created a generation of dangerous "Superbugs" that threaten the well-being of society.


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Children and Chiropractic Check Ups


Recent research has shown that chiropractic care is extremely safe for babies and children. As a result, more children and families are having their spine and nervous system examined by chiropractors.

The Journal of Science and Healing reported on a study of 577 children under the age of 18 receiving chiropractic care.


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Summertime, Recommitment Time


We all know the power of commitment. Think about the last time you committed yourself to something that was significant to you. Was it your family, your health, your job, or learning a new skill? Commitment is energizing because you block out the world, focus your energy, and create meaningful results for yourself and your loved ones.

Too many people make a commitment, get the results they want, and then become complacent or back off of their commitment.


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The World Cup, Soccer and Chiropractic


The FIFA 2014 World Cup is upon us and the greatest and most watched sporting event in the world is here. Soccer fans everywhere will be gathering to watch some of the most talented and gifted athletes in the world play "the beautiful game" on the most exciting stage in sports.

For many of these athletes, Chiropractic has played an important role in their training to achieve peak performance levels and as a part of their lifestyle.

According to Dr.


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Vital Vacation Tips


Summer Time is vacation time for many of us. The kids are out of school and family trips are planned. In the world of The 100 Year Lifestyle, we call vacations Play Time.

Play Time has many benefits and may help prevent forced time off that is caused by a health crisis. When someone makes the transition from Crisis Care to Lifestyle Care with their chiropractic adjustments, they often experience higher levels of health.


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Flying Above Media Propaganda


The battle for health care dollars has gone out of control and so has the rise of medical costs. The 2012 Deloitte Study found that the U.S. Health Care budget for 2013 was over $3 trillion. The entire Medicare budget was $586 billion. The Canadian Health Care budget is approximately $30 billion. Staggering numbers!

The first thing you see when you fly above the propaganda and gain a 30,000 foot perspective is that these dollars are not spent on health.


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Discipline & A Healthy Life


Contributed by Dr. Dennis Buckley
The 100 Year Lifestyle Licensed Affiliate Chiropractor in Pasadena, CA

"Discipline is getting yourself to do something you don't necessarily want to do to achieve a result you really want to get." - Andy Andrews

Most people want to be healthy, want to feel good, want to function well and live a long life. This does not happen by accident.


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Lifetime Effects of Birth Trauma


Birth Trauma May Occur Frequently
Traumatic Birth Syndromes are more common than you might think. A German medical researcher discovered that over 80percent of the infants that he examined shortly after birth were suffering from injuries to the cervical spine, the neck, causing all types of health problems.

Believe it or not, there are 44 countries with a better infant mortality rate than the United States according to the 2012 CIA Factbook.

Dr.


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The Super Bowl and Chiropractic


The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Players from both teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, will be receiving chiropractic care to help them heal quickly and optimize the health of their spine and nervous system. This care will help the athletes perform at their highest level in the biggest game of their lives.


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Motivation for Lasting Change


"Happy New Year!" How many times have you said these words to family, friends and coworkers over the past few weeks? How many times have you said it over the past decade or two? How many times has it been said to you? Every one of us wants to have a happy, healthy New Year.

To ensure that this is your best year ever, there may be some things that you need to change and you probably already know what they are.


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The Bigness Within You



There is a "Bigness" within you and it's not about your size. It's the amazing Innate Intelligence that runs your body which cannot be duplicated in a laboratory. In fact, if you tried, it would drain all the money in the world with no guarantee of success.

Yale University Biophysicist, Dr. Harold J. Morowitz, has confirmed scientifically that a pound of human flesh is worth about $111,475 and a whole body around $6 million.


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Learning From Symptoms


There's a lot we can learn from symptoms. If you have been suffering from symptoms for any length of time, I'm sure you are tired of the learning process. However, the more you learn about them, the better you are able to make choices that get your body functioning at a higher level of health.

Lesson 1: Symptoms don't always mean your body is broken.


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Flu Shot Fallacies


-Fallacy: Flu Medicines Are Safe With No Side Effects
-Fallacy: Flu Vaccinations Are Safe With No Side Effects
-Fallacy: Flu Shots Work
-Fallacy: Vaccines Build Your Immune System
-Natural Immunity

Flu Shot marketing is in full swing. Before you blindly allow yourself or a loved one to be injected, it is important to do your homework. You will learn why 60% of MDs avoid the vaccine and why it can be more dangerous than the flu itself.


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NFL Superstars Receive Chiropractic Care


Football is one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Many of the players who will be participating in the game this year receive chiropractic care, including future Hall of Famer Tom Brady of the New England Patriots. In fact, players from all four of the most recent championship teams utilize chiropractic care and the San Francisco 49ers' chiropractor was mentioned during the telecast as he took care of the players on the sideline during the game.


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The U - U of Chiropractic


- Benefits of Utilization
- A Clear Message
- Which Type of Care is Right For You?

The U-U of Chiropractic is the Under-Utilization of the health philosophy, science and healing art that is at the foundation of chiropractic care.


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The Power of Recommitment


-Commit to What Matters to You
-Recommit Daily
-Enjoy a Healthier, Longer Life

Commit to What Matters to You
We all know the power of commitment. Think about the last time you committed yourself to something that was significant to you. Was it your family, your health, your job, or learning a new skill? Commitment is energizing because you block out the world, focus your energy, and create meaningful results.


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Why Posture Matters


-Success in the Business World
-Depression and Energy
-Aging and Independence

Did you know that your posture today can determine your future success in business, your day-to-day energy levels and how fast you age? Over the course of life, many of us can recall receiving posture


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Health Care Leadership Adjustment


Health Care Leadership Adjustment
Contributed by Dr. Eric Plasker

- We Are In Desperate Need of Health Care Leadership
- The Current Health Care System Needs An Adjustment
- A Philosophy Will Optimize Your Health


We Are In Desperate Need of Health Care Leadership
Our world is in desperate need of health care leadership. Costs are rising into the multiples of trillions while the quality of the care is questionable at best.


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Innate Life Expectancy


Innate Life Expectancy

- You Have the Blueprints to Live to 100
- You Have Been Given Advance Notice
- FitNESS

You Have the Blueprints to Live to 100
From the moment you were conceived, you were blessed with the blueprints, the intelligence, and the Innate Life Expectancy to live an active healthy life to 80, 90, 100 years and beyond; maybe even way beyond.


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Avoiding Everyday Health Traps


-Are You Heading For An Everyday Health Trap?
-Fix Up Your Workspace
-Stretch and Watch Your Posture
-Adjust Your Lifestyle

Are You Heading For An Everyday Health Trap?
Do you sit at a computer and talk on the phone all day? Do you wedge the phone between your ear and


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How Is Stress Affecting You?


- Stress Is A Nerve System Reaction
- The Pre-stressed Nerve System
- Remove The Underlying Problem

April is National Stress Awareness Month. Have you ever wondered why stress affects everyone differently? How is stress affecting you?

It is well documented that high levels of stress can contribute to heart disease, cancer, headaches, ulcers, backaches and nearly every condition known to mankind.


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Childhood Falls and Health Problems


Contributed by Dr. Jack Bourla, A 100 Year Lifestyle Affiliate
in Redwood City, CA

Research led by Jessie Garciaguirre and Karen Adolph published in Introduction to Infant Development, Oxford Press, 2007, showed that fourteen month old toddlers fall an average of fifteen times per hour while playing. Fifteen times! That is not a trivial number especially when you begin to add the number of falls they take during a day, a week, a month or a year.


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Lifetime Effects of Traumatic Birth


- Birth Trauma May Occur Frequently
- Symptomatic vs. Asymptomatic
- Neck Injuries Can Affect the Entire Body


Birth Trauma May Occur Frequently
Traumatic Birth Syndromes are more common than you might think. A German medical researcher discovered that over 80 percent of the infants that he examined shortly after birth were suffering from injuries to the cervical spine, the neck, causing all types of health problems.


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The Benefits of Lifestyle Care


-Life Can Be Intense
-Chiropractic and Exercise
-Lifestyle Care is Not Based on Symptoms

The benefits of Lifestyle Care are many and well documented. From improving athletic performance, increasing brain function and increasing bone density to strengthening the immune system and preventing deterioration, the results can be dramatic. And as common sense and world renowned chiropractor, Dr. Ernie Landi has stated so eloquently, "If you prevent it, you don't have to treat it.


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Stop Chasing Symptoms


-Symptoms are Signals
-The CDC States
-How Your Body Heals Itself

Symptoms are Signals
Isn't it time you stopped chasing symptoms? These signals that you get from your body are frequently misunderstood. More importantly, treating symptoms without getting to the cause of a problem can lead to mismanagement of your health and more severe health problems as you age.


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Enjoy the Healthiest Holidays Ever


-Good Health is a Blessing
-Take Your Health to a New Level
-Share Healthy Recipes and Gifts
-Embrace a Healing Path

Good Health is a Blessing
If you, your family and friends are healthy, consider it a blessing. The opportunity to gather and enjoy each other's company without the worry or burden of suffering loved ones contributes greatly to a healthier holiday season.


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Preparing for a Healthy Pregnancy


Contributed by Dr. Cathy Wendland-Colby
A 100 Year Lifestyle Affiliate Chiropractor in Woodstock, GA

- Give Your Baby a Healthy Start
- Proper Nutrition is Vital
- Get Your ESS in Shape

Give Your Baby a Healthy Start
Planning a family is an exciting time for any couple. There are books to read, videos to watch and doting relatives all too willing to share their stories.


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Drugging Our Children - An Excerpt


-Health Care or Scare Care?
-Children Are a Lucrative Market
-Side Effects of Psychotropic Drugs
-Healthier Choices Available

If you or someone you know has a child who is being considered for psychiatric drugs, here is some important information that you should consider. It is from the chapter contributed by Gwen Olsen in the book, Drugging Our Children.


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The Hidden Effects of Head Injuries


Contributed By Aryn Gabai, D.C., C.A.C.C.P.
A 100 Year Lifestyle Licensed Affiliate Chiropractor,Pennington, NJ

- The Hidden Effects
- Check Your Neck
- Symptoms and Side Effects
- The Lifestyle Care Continuum

The Hidden Effects
The issues surrounding head injuries, including concussions, have never been a part of mainstream conversation more than they are right now.


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A Truly Sustainable Health Care Solution


Is Your Health Care Philosophy Sustainable?

When you think of "Health Care" what is the first image that pops into your mind? Do you envision hospitals, prescriptions, expensive surgeries, or a sick person? This is often what people have been conditioned to think about because the current health care delivery system is actually a Sick Care system in disguise. Fortunately, heart disease, diabetes and even many forms of cancer are preventable "lifestyle" diseases.


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Top 10 Reasons to Get Your Spine Checked


www.100yearlifestyle.com

10. The times that you need your spine the most will be the time that it will tend to give out on you.
If you neglect your spine and nervous system, you can be sure that when you need it the most due to stress, physical activity, business or pleasure travel, it can give out on you. Extra stress on a weakened spine and nervous system can overload your system and contribute to health problems.


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Change Your Family's Course of History


www.100yearlifestyle.com

-Stop Blaming Your Genes
-Adjust Your Lifestyle

-Stop Blaming Your Genes
Here is a very important message if you want to live an active, healthy, quality of life for 80, 90, 100 years and beyond: Stop blaming your genes. Too many people rationalize unhealthy choices with words like, "Why bother, it's in my genes." You can't get away with this anymore.


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Man Up, Stand Strong


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-Man Up!
-Don't Wait for a Crisis
-Make the Critical Transition Now


Man Up!
If you are a man and you are reading this newsletter, then I am glad we got your attention. The term "man up" is the expression used by many men that describes taking on challenges, facing fears and accepting responsibility. "Stand strong" implies overcoming adversity and promoting and defending your beliefs.


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Side Effects? Or Direct Effects!


www.100yearlifestyle.com

- The Laboratory Process
- Common Effects of Drugs
- Think Long Term


The Laboratory Process
The most common question that individuals ask before they ever take a prescription drug is, "What are the side effects?" Before you pop another pill, you must understand how medications' side effects directly affect your body today and in years to come.


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How Much Pain Can You Tolerate?


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- The Cost of Pain in the U.S. and Canada
- The Risks of Masking Pain
- A Better Option
- The Critical Transition

"How much pain can you tolerate?" is a very interesting question. Some people have a high pain threshold and are very "macho" in their approach as they act like they can handle anything. On the other hand, many others have a mild to moderate threshold and search for a "cover up" to eliminate their unpleasant feelings.


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Raising Super Healthy Families


- Health Comes from Within
- Innate Intelligence
- The Impact of a "drug-first" Philosophy

Raising Super Healthy Families is the goal of every parent. Moms and dads innately want the best for their beloved. With the right health philosophy and action steps, you and your loved ones can enjoy an excellent quality of life together. Here's a super healthy philosophy with some science and common sense to back it up.

Health comes from within.


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Posture, Aging & Emotional Health


Dr. Fred DiDomenico, Guest Writer for The 100 Year Lifestyle

Did you know that your posture can determine your core strength and stability, how fast you age and the level of health you attain now and over the course of your life? It's a fact!

Your spine is the structural support system of your body. How it supports you can be seen in your posture, which reveals weaknesses that can progressively worsen under the stresses of daily life as you age.


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Growing Concerns With Every Shot


Contributed by Aryn Gabai, D.C., C.A.C.C.P.
The 100 Year Lifestyle Licensed Affiliate in Pennington, NJ


Optimal immune system development is essential for health. Our immune system distinguishes potential threats from non-threats, unhealthy cells from normal, and keeps a long list of tools that it uses to restore internal bacterial and viral balance.


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Essential Innervation - Your IT System


In today's virtual world we all know the importance of a healthy IT system. This Information and Technology (IT) infrastructure is necessary for our homes, offices, and the communication between our loved ones to function properly. Wired and wireless, we count on this IT system every minute of every day. Within you, your Nervous System acts as your natural IT system to keep your body functioning properly by supplying your cells with Innervation.


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