January 2015 Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter:

  • We will be open through 12:30 PM on New Year’s Eve and closed Jan. 1.
  • Join us for the 21 Day Purification Program. Our kickoff class is on Tuesday, 1/6/15, at 6:00 p.m.
  • Nerve signals function as sound pulses.
  • Big news on health benefits of meditation.
  • Heartburn: Is it really too much acid?
  • Is a new type of health insurance on the horizon?
  • Recipe of the Month: Slow Cooker Asian Style Chicken Wraps.

Office Schedule for New Year’s Eve and Day

Please note that Dr. Pete will be in the office 8:30 a.m. through the 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31. For New Year’s Day, the chiropractic office will be closed. On Friday, January 2, normal hours resume as usual.

Massage Therapist Kelly Nickel will schedule by appointment as always.

Video: Remember our 21-day Purification Program kickoff class is Tuesday, January 6 at 6:00 pm. Join us!

Are you looking for a great way to improve your health and nutrition for 2015? Join us for the Standard Process 21-day Purification Program in January.
Click on my video above or read this document to learn more about it. The purification program is designed to give your digestive system the nutrients and rest that it needs to heal and improve function. People notice everything from improved digestion, weight loss, improved energy, decreased food cravings, more mental clarity, to normalized blood sugar and normalized elimination.

We will have a kickoff class at Thrive on Tuesday, January 6 at 6:00 PM. At this class we will go over the details to insure your success. We are taking orders now for the purification kits. The total cost for the program is $199. Email or call us by noon on Monday, December 29 to guarantee your supplements will be available to pick up at the class on Jan. 6. We can also ship the kit directly to your address at no additional cost if you would prefer to start earlier, later or if you prefer to attend the class before deciding to participate. Allow 2-3 business days from when you order for the kit to arrive.

Nerves Communicate as Sound Impulses

Check out this fascinating article to learn new developments in your body’s nerve impulses and how they work. Remember, chiropractic care releases pressure and tension in your body that restrict the optimal flow of this master control system- the nerve system.

Meditation: Big Impact on your Health

Here are 10 compelling reasons to add some meditation to your life. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t require hours of silently squirming in discomfort. Begin with just a few minutes of quiet time to observe your breath and be aware of your mind and body.

This 2014 Harvard study shows that our brain actually changes structurally when we meditate. The study showed these structural changes in only 8 weeks!

If you have never tried to meditate and are looking for a quick reference to learn, check out Victor Davich’s book Eight Minute Meditation.

Heartburn: Is it Really Too Much Stomach Acid?

Diane Sanfilippo and Chris Kresser address this common myth. Most cases of ‘heartburn’ are not due to too much stomach acid. The article lists excellent natural alternatives to prescription and OTC medications.

Is Boeing Pioneering a New Health Insurance?

In recent years, much has been made of the Affordable Care Act. Good or bad, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have sprung up recently in response to the Affordable Care Act. They are a new option in the healthcare field; they take the middle man, e.g., insurers, out of the equation as far as financing and paying for medical care.

Boeing is one of the largest employers to go with an ACO model for health care for their employees. Wendell Potter suggests that many more employers could go this route if Boeing succeeds. Read his short article here.

Recipe of the Month: Slow Cooker Asian Style Chicken Wraps

Pressed for time? Crock pot Asian Wraps to the rescue. Throw chicken thighs in before work and enjoy accolades along with these wraps for dinner.