Chiropractor Fort Myers & Cape Coral http://drkasters.com Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:13:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Rheumatoid Arthritis & Chiropractic http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/chiropractic/rheumatoid-arthritis-chiropractic/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/chiropractic/rheumatoid-arthritis-chiropractic/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:13:55 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=3844 RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis) is a form of arthritis which is an autoimmune disease, meaning the body turns on itself and attacks the joints. This can cause tremendous inflammation and pain. If left untreated, over time degradation of the joints can take place. Joints can become unstable and the patient may experience a gradual lessening of [...]

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RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis) is a form of arthritis which is an autoimmune disease, meaning the body turns on itself and attacks the joints. This can cause tremendous inflammation and pain. If left untreated, over time degradation of the joints can take place. Joints can become unstable and the patient may experience a gradual lessening of mobility as well as deformation. Damage from this isn’t reversible. If you have been diagnosed with RA, the sooner you seek treatment the better the sustainable outcome and quality of life.

Surprisingly chiropractic is a wonderful way to lessen the effects of RA and over time, reduce pain, swelling, inflammation and even progression. Chiropractic care is a non-invasive, nondrug form for the treatment of pain.

What Chiropractic can do for your RA symptoms

Inflammation Decreases – with less inflammation in the joint, motion is more normalized and proper nervous system function can be restored. Less inflammation means less pain.

Better Movement – RA’s signature symptom is a deteriorating range of motion. When a chiropractor is able to restore joint restrictions through manipulations it can help free up the normalized range of movement once again allowing for stretching and better circulation.

Nervous System Function Restored – The nervous system controls every organ in the body. When communication has a break down anywhere in the line, malfunction leading to disease can occur. In the case of RA the body literally feels that the joints are foreign invaders and must be dealt with to protect you. It can cause your immune system to work far harder than normal and lead to break down as well.

Nutrition and exercise – RA is helped with proper diet and nutrition and through movement. Dr. Kaster is happy to help in this department as well to get you feeling your best.

While chiropractic alone isn’t the one and only answer, if you are dealing with RA and feel like you have hit a dead end in getting any help or answers, visit your chiropractor. If you are in the Fort Myers, Florida area come see Dr. Jason Kaster, D.C.

Having someone on your side who understands the nature of the condition and who can help guide you to being able to help heal your body is invaluable. Give the office a call at 239-332-2555 or visit www.drkasters.com.

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If you play sports you know that any advantage you can get over your opponent can be beneficial. Your body is vital equipment no matter the sport of choice. Getting it working in proper alignment can not only make you feel better, it can boost your performance and up your game.

Chiropractic can increase mobility and range of motion as well as increase the speed of healing if you happen to sustain an injury. A recent study was done on a group of 18 athletes in Brazil who compete in Judo. 1/2 of the participants received chiropractic adjustments while the other half did not. Both maintained the same training schedule and diet. When grip strength was measured those who did receive adjustments showed much better results. With a strength increase on average of 15% for those in the chiropractic group. It only increased 4% for the others.

Why would this be?

Chiropractic treatment works to restore nervous system functionality and that leads to increased muscle strength.

Chiropractic can be used to decrease pain, enhance performance, help prevent injury, and is a noninvasive and drug-free form of natural treatment. It can essentially help to un-do what life throws at us and allow our bodies to heal without the use of potentially dangerous medications.

One of the foremost causes of injury during sports is that your body is out of alignment making it asymmetrical. when you are off balance, you move weirdly and it can cause wear and tear on the body that is abnormal.

The most common injuries include:

Shoulder pain

Wrist pain

Elbow and hand strains

Tennis elbow

Sciatica

Headaches

Neck pain

Back pain

All can be helped through a combination of chiropractic, foam rolling and trigger point therapy and massage. If you are in the Fort Myers, Florida area and looking for an amazing sports chiropractor come visit the office of Dr. Jason Kaster, D.C.

Chiropractor in Ft Myers, FL.

Fort Myers Chiropractor, Dr. Jason B. KasterChiropractic care is a safe, alternative treatment when applied appropriately. Chiropractic treatments help in dealing with the symptoms of many conditions. Are you going to wait for your symptoms to be felt, or are you going to prevent it as soon as possible?

Dr. Jason B. Kaster, a chiropractor in Fort Myers can help you and your family achieve their optimal health.

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Color Therapy Glasses – Do They Really Work? http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/news/color-therapy-glasses-really-work/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/news/color-therapy-glasses-really-work/#respond Wed, 07 Feb 2018 07:44:09 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=3834 Color therapy glasses originally hit the market back in Victorian times though they were too expensive and considered an extravagance by most. They saw a resurgence thanks to Ayurvedic Medicine in the 70’s and have become more popular thanks to the ease of mass production now available making these glasses inexpensive enough for anyone to [...]

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Color therapy glasses originally hit the market back in Victorian times though they were too expensive and considered an extravagance by most. They saw a resurgence thanks to Ayurvedic Medicine in the 70’s and have become more popular thanks to the ease of mass production now available making these glasses inexpensive enough for anyone to own at a cost of just around $10 a pair.

Color therapy (Chromotherapy) has been touted as being able to influence energies within the body helping to balance the patient.

They have been said to help with everything from arthritis, to mood, to anemia and even cancer. While no current scientific studies exist that would prove these results, the mind is a powerful thing as is belief. Psychology does show that color can affect mood. If a patient sees and feels the results, does it really matter if science has published evidence or not? To some, it may, to others it may not.

The theory of how chromotherapy works is that each colored lens, placed in front of the eye corresponds to a different chakra (energy center) within the body and each chakra relates to different organs and emotions.

“Color is what we call a narrow band of electromagnetic energy that we can detect with our eyes. Except for the frequency of vibration, it is no different from heat, ultraviolet, radio, or cosmic rays.

Albert Einstein received his Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the relation between color and matter. He discovered the photoelectric effect upon which the field of spectroscopy is based. Elements, when excited by sufficient energy (heat), will emit a characteristic color.

Also, if the specific element is radiated with the frequency of light associated with that element, then an electrical current will be induced in that material. It is not too much of a stretch to understand that color can at least cause an electrical response in organisms, animals, even objects.” – Edgar Cayce

The glasses are to be worn in order to try and rebalance. Here is the list of the colors and corresponding chakras and reasons for the adornment of each pair.

Red – Helps with: courage, alertness, taking back your power, passion, vitality, ridding the self of negative thoughts, and strength. Chakra: Deals with survival – Blockage: Fear

Orange – Helps with: confidence, happiness, openness. Chakra: Deals with pleasure – Blockage: guilt

Yellow – Helps with: Optimism, clarity, joy Chakra: Deals with willpower – Blockage: shame

Green Helps with: peace, harmony, healing, hope, stress Chakra: Deals with love- Blockage: grief

BlueHelps with: communication, healing, mental relaxation, creativity. Chakra: Deals with truth – Blockage: Falsehoods

Indigo Helps with: Imagination, perception, understanding, sleep, serenity Chakra: Deals with insight – Blockage: illusion

Violet – Helps with: calms nerves, reduce agitation and anxiety. Chakra: Deals with higher self – Blockage: Ego attachment

Pink – Helps with: calms aggression, promotes feelings of love and healing. Chakra: no chakra associated.

Magenta – Helps with: helps to balance emotions, soothing, gentility. Chakra: no chakra associated.

While the debate goes on to as if color therapy does work, many patients do claim they feel results. The glasses are fun to wear and allow you to literally see the world in a different light and sometimes that is all that is needed. Regular chiropractic adjustments will also help with all of the above issues as well. When your spine is aligned, your nervous system fires properly keeping you in balance.

Come see us!

*Note: Please do be careful driving with red glasses on. They make traffic lights look very strange and you could miss a red light which now appears white.

*Note: Looking to be dazzled? Try the purple glasses on a sunny day.

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The Gratitude and Health Connection http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/news/gratitude-health-connection/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/news/gratitude-health-connection/#respond Wed, 07 Feb 2018 07:29:13 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=3831 The truth is that most of us don’t think too much about our health unless something is in question or we don’t feel well. Anyone who is ill or in pain will tell you that the true wealth is health. If you are sick, no amount of money in the world makes any difference, all [...]

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The truth is that most of us don’t think too much about our health unless something is in question or we don’t feel well.

Anyone who is ill or in pain will tell you that the true wealth is health. If you are sick, no amount of money in the world makes any difference, all you want is to feel better again.

Attitude and belief can lead to either sickness or health. While this is a very in-depth topic essentially you get what you focus on most of the time. We know its easy to sit back and say “be grateful” for all of the good things in your world, and that is difficult when you don’t feel well or worse are in pain. But just the simple act of writing out a gratitude list daily can help you feel a little better.

According to Professor of Psychology at UC Davis, Dr. Robert A. Emmons, “Clinical trials indicate that the practice of gratitude can have dramatic and lasting effects in a person’s life. It can lower blood pressure, improve immune function and facilitate more efficient sleep.”

Other studies have found that people who actively practice gratitude, who focus on what they are thankful for, show appreciation to others and even write thank you notes, showed markedly better heart health, less brain aging and lower cortisol levels.

Why it works

Your body manifests physically through emotion. The way you perceive life can affect your immune system, your endocrine system, and have numerous physical benefits or detriments. While it is unreasonable to expect everyone to be happy and cheery all of the time, choosing to see things in a more positive light and keeping a sense of humor about you is to your benefit mentally and physically and can benefit not only yourself but all of those around you.

So no matter what state you are currently in, grab a pen and some paper. Take just 10 minutes out of your busy day and write down anything at all that makes you smile, makes you happy or just makes you feel even the slightest bit better. You may be surprised at the results.

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Fort Myers Chiropractor, Dr. Jason B. KasterChiropractic care is a safe, alternative treatment when applied appropriately. Chiropractic treatments help in dealing with the symptoms of many conditions. Are you going to wait for your symptoms to be felt, or are you going to prevent it as soon as possible?

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Vision Correction Through Chiropractic Treatment http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/vision-correction-chiropractic-treatment/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/vision-correction-chiropractic-treatment/#respond Mon, 05 Feb 2018 12:46:20 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=3827 We all know that vision can be corrected through the use of glasses and contact lenses, but what if we told you there is a way to help support and even improve eye health naturally without having to wear anything at all on or in your eyes? The truth is that your Chiropractor may be [...]

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We all know that vision can be corrected through the use of glasses and contact lenses, but what if we told you there is a way to help support and even improve eye health naturally without having to wear anything at all on or in your eyes?

The truth is that your Chiropractor may be able to help depending on the cause of the vision issue. When you have a subluxation (misalignment) in your neck it can impact how well your eyes work and have an effect on your sight.

If the nerves in the neck are impinged it can cause a block in electrical impulse as well as blood flow, both of which are needed for optimal function of the eye.

Blockages cause inflammation of the nerves in the neck and cause a variety of symptoms to present in the eye

  • Double vision
  • Watery eyes
  • Less clear sight
  • Headaches
  • Eyes that tire more easily

Without resorting to wearing contacts, it is possible with chiropractic adjustments, to correct these subluxations. This correction helps to normalize and stabilize the regular flow of impulses and blood supply along the nerves.

The Resulting Effects

  • Headaches clear
  • Eyes stop watering
  • No more double vision
  • Vision may improve

Results can vary from patient to patient. It may be evident right from the very first treatment or it may require a course of visits. Factors such as age, health, and how long the symptoms have been present can play into the mix.

Even those suffering from the more advanced eye issues such as cataracts and glaucoma have found improvements in helping to restore and enhance their visual ability. When the pressure releases off of the cervical sympathetic nerves in the upper cervical spine, vision can then begin to return in many.

If your eyesight isn’t what it should be, consider talking about your eye issues with your chiropractor. Give us a call today at the office of Dr. Jason Kaster, D.C., www.drkasters.com 239-332-2555

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Fort Myers Chiropractor, Dr. Jason B. KasterChiropractic care is a safe, alternative treatment when applied appropriately. Chiropractic treatments help in dealing with the symptoms of many conditions. Are you going to wait for your symptoms to be felt, or are you going to prevent it as soon as possible?

Dr. Jason B. Kaster, a chiropractor in Fort Myers can help you and your family achieve their optimal health.

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Are Your Kids TOO Clean? – Dangers of Hand Sanitizer http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/news/are-your-kids-too-clean/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/news/are-your-kids-too-clean/#respond Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:23:16 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=3821 When most of us were kids, we played outside and we got dirty. Cuts, scrapes, abrasions, all were cleaned with good old soap and water. We healed and we grew up to be healthy adults. These days, we are bombarded with antibacterial everything - soaps, wipes, hand sanitizers… kids are being scrubbed down to the [...]

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When most of us were kids, we played outside and we got dirty. Cuts, scrapes, abrasions, all were cleaned with good old soap and water. We healed and we grew up to be healthy adults.

These days, we are bombarded with antibacterial everything – soaps, wipes, hand sanitizers… kids are being scrubbed down to the point of washing away their immunity to germs. Unless you are exposed to germs, dirt, bacteria and the like, you never build immunity to it.

Are we being too overly protective? What’s really in hand sanitizer?

First, of course, is alcohol. According to the National Poison Data System, kids ingested hand sanitizer over 70,000 times between 2011 and 2014.

92% of these incidents involved products made with alcohol, which have the most dangerous consequences. Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic sanitizers, though, had negative effects on kids. This has become popular among teens, but many involve small children who think it smells good, so it must taste good as well. Even when supervised many kids will try and lick the sanitizer off their hands.

In order for a sanitizer to be effective, it must be at least 60% alcohol. But that is far from all that is in these little bottles that claim to be keeping us safe.

Benzalkonium Chloride – Causes disruption of lipid (fat) bi-layers in cell membranes which is how it kills bacteria. Unfortunately, it also kills enzymes your body needs to stay healthy. These enzymes are what control how much water, fat and other materials enter the cells. It is toxic to humans in higher concentrations and toxic to wildlife in its smallest amounts.

Fragranced added – There is no current regulation on “fragrance” at all. It can contain a whole array of chemicals that no one is required to list.

Phthalates – This is the chemical that helps give it an “oily” feel. It has been noted in studies to have negative effects on male reproductive effectiveness.

Formaldehyde – This preservative has been known to irritate the respiratory tract and the endocrine system (regulation of hormones).

Triclosan – This is an antibacterial substance, but has been linked with failing antibacterial resistance over time. This leads to more illness and the lesser ability of the weakened immune system to fight infections off.

Our conclusion? – If you must use hand sanitizer, use it sparingly. Wash your hands frequently with good old-fashioned soap and water.

If you are looking for natural antibacterial properties choose a soap made with essential oils, which are antibacterial and antiviral. Wash your hands, rubbing them for at least 20-30 seconds, then rinse and dry.

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Fort Myers Chiropractor, Dr. Jason B. KasterChiropractic care is a safe, alternative treatment when applied appropriately. Chiropractic treatments help in dealing with the symptoms of many conditions. Are you going to wait for your symptoms to be felt, or are you going to prevent it as soon as possible?

Dr. Jason B. Kaster, a chiropractor in Fort Myers can help you and your family achieve their optimal health.

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Vinpocetine – A Virtually Unknown Miracle Plant http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/vinpocetine-virtually-unknown-miracle-plant/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/vinpocetine-virtually-unknown-miracle-plant/#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 07:53:55 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=3816 Most people have never heard of Vinpocetine. Vinpocetine is derived from the beautiful bluish purple petaled periwinkle plant. When taken internally it produces increased blood flow to the brain and is classified as an all natural vasodilator. A potent anti-inflammatory this plant, taken as a dietary supplement, is both a vasodilator and nootropic. Nootropics have [...]

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Most people have never heard of Vinpocetine. Vinpocetine is derived from the beautiful bluish purple petaled periwinkle plant. When taken internally it produces increased blood flow to the brain and is classified as an all natural vasodilator.

A potent anti-inflammatory this plant, taken as a dietary supplement, is both a vasodilator and nootropic. Nootropics have been noted in many research studies for the improvement of memory as well as cerebral metabolism. It is also a potent anti-inflammatory. It has a long history of use as a traditional tonic to alleviate weariness, especially the type associated with advanced age, and also as an astringent for excessive menses, bleeding gums, mouth sores, and more.

Vinpocetine helps to support:

Improvement of  Cognition

Improvement of Hearing Function

Improvement of Visual Function

Improvement of Cardiovascular Function

It has also shown promise in the areas of:

Alzheimers Disease

Parkinson’s Disease

Stroke recovery (used directly after it happens as it may keep blood from clotting and might protect neurons against harmful effects)

Hair Loss

Vinpocetine is an effective treatment for hair loss, according to the author, Beth M. Ley in “Vinpocetine: Revitalize Your Brain With Periwinkle Extract.” Currently, the desired treatment for hair loss is minoxidil, which a strong peripheral cerebral vasodilator. According to Drugs.com, there are some serious medical side effects associated with the use of minoxidil such as excessive low blood pressure and chest pain. Vinpocetine, also a cerebral vasodilator, can provide the same prevention against hair loss without the potential for side effects, notes author Ley.

Vertigo

Vertigo is defined as the sudden sensation of spinning or whirling that is often accompanied by lightheadedness, loss of balance, sweating, nausea or vomiting. According to the University of Michigan Medical Center, vinpocetine can reduce the symptoms of vertigo due to the vasodilatory characteristic of the extract. The recommended dosage of vinpocetine for treatment of vertigo is 15 mg per day.

Vinpocetine has no known side effects even when combined with other supplements or medications.

The majority of natural remedies are not well known and take some time, research and study. If you are interested in getting healthy naturally, it is important to work with a physician who has experience in the area of nutrition.

Dr. Jason Kaster, D.C. of Fort Myers, Florida excels in the areas of nutrition and chiropractic. Make your appointment today.

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Dandelions & Health! http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/dandelions/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/dandelions/#respond Fri, 26 Jan 2018 07:38:15 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=3804 We tend to think of dandelions as weeds that pop up in our lawns when spring rolls around, or here in Florida ones that are here year round. As kids we loved them. If you held them up to your face in the sunshine they would reflect yellow, and you could flip the flower heads off [...]

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We tend to think of dandelions as weeds that pop up in our lawns when spring rolls around, or here in Florida ones that are here year round. As kids we loved them. If you held them up to your face in the sunshine they would reflect yellow, and you could flip the flower heads off of them in dandelion wars. They added color to your yard and attracted bees in to pollinate them and other nearby flowers. But is there more to the dandelion? Is it an untapped health resource?

We think so!

Dandelion is a rich source of nutrients and other compounds that may improve liver function, promote weight loss, and support healthy blood sugar levels already within normal range. In fact, the Dandelion contains more nutritional value than many vegetables. It is particularly high in vitamins and minerals, protein, choline, insulin, and pectin.

Dandelion has more Vitamin A than carrots. In addition, Dandelion is an excellent source of Vitamins C, B1, B2, and B6 as well as calcium, copper, and manganese. Dandelion is a rich source of compounds that have a “toning” effect on the body. Dandelion is regarded as one of the finest liver supporting herbs.

So, there they are… you see them…. Now you know you might want to eat them. What exactly do you do with them?

Dandelion Salad
(makes 4 servings)

Ingredients:
½ lb. torn dandelion greens

½ red onion

2 tomatoes, chopped

½ teaspoon dried basil (or fresh basil leaves)

pink salt & pepper to taste.

Directions:

Wash the dandelion greens in water in the sink. Cut off the root and put the (now separated) dandelion greens in a clean bowl. Be sure to include the buds (which have not flowered) — they’re tasty!

In a medium bowl, toss together all ingredients.
*, Of course, add any ingredients you like in a salad, this is just a base idea.

If you are not in an area where dandelions grow wild, you can still get the benefits by taking dandelion as a supplement.

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Fort Myers Chiropractor, Dr. Jason B. KasterChiropractic care is a safe, alternative treatment when applied appropriately. Chiropractic treatments help in dealing with the symptoms of many conditions. Are you going to wait for your symptoms to be felt, or are you going to prevent it as soon as possible?

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The Outcome of Eating a Tide Pod http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/outcome-eating-tide-pod/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/outcome-eating-tide-pod/#respond Thu, 25 Jan 2018 13:50:43 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=3808 This bizarre and dangerous trend has gone viral. Teens around the country and jumping on the bandwagon and popping laundry soap into their mouths. As the slightly older generations we remember hearing that if we swore or misbehaved we were going to have our mouths washed out with soap. It was a real threat to [...]

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This bizarre and dangerous trend has gone viral. Teens around the country and jumping on the bandwagon and popping laundry soap into their mouths.

As the slightly older generations we remember hearing that if we swore or misbehaved we were going to have our mouths washed out with soap. It was a real threat to some households, and not a pleasant one. The soaps at that time were far purer and less toxic, they just simply tasted really bad and no one, no matter how badly behaved, was made to actually eat the soap.

We will give you, the pods are pretty, mouth sized and to a small child baby to 3 or 4 they may look like candy. But teens should simply know better. Let’s take a look at the ingredients and the probable outcome of eating one.

Tide pods contain petrochemical solvents known as 1,4-dioxanes which are also found in paints and varnishes. The detergent also can irritate the skin and burn the eyes. Effects of biting into the pods can include coughing, choking, trouble breathing, coma, and even death.

You will notice the toxicity the moment you bite the pod open. Your body will do its best to reject it, gagging you, making you drool, choking you – these are all distress signals not to swallow.

The best advice is never to put a tide pod near your mouth at all let alone in it. If you do bite into one, spit it out as fast as possible and rinse your mouth with tons of water. If you begin to feel sick call Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222.

If you do swallow a pod, please go directly to the emergency room. Do not wait. It could mean the difference between organ damage or future health and even life and death.

What is in a Tide Pod?

Alcohol Ethoxylate (AE) – Allows water and grease to mix, helping to remove greasy stains..

Alkyl Ethoxy Sulfate (AES) and Alkyl Sulfate (AS) – Two anionic surfactants that help liquid detergents bind to impurities in fabrics.

Amine Oxide – Commonly used in detergents and shampoos.

Citric Acid – Removes odors.

Cyclodextrin – Removes Odors.

Enzymes – Breaks down stains.

Ethanol – Solvent.

Hydrogen Peroxide – Bleaching agent.

Linear Alkylbenzene Sulfonate (LAS) – Removes stains.

Percarbonate – bleaching agent.

Perfumes

Polyethylene Glycols (PEG), Polyethylene Oxide (PEO) or Polyoxyethylene (POE) – lubricant and surfactant.

Polymers – Penetrate soils and break them up.

Polyvinyl Alcohol – A water-soluble synthetic polymer.

None of this is digestible.

Fleeting minutes of pseudo-fame on YouTube won’t mean much if you aren’t around to see the number of hits.

Chiropractor & Nutritionist in Ft Myers, FL.

Fort Myers Chiropractor, Dr. Jason B. KasterChiropractic care is a safe, alternative treatment when applied appropriately. Chiropractic treatments help in dealing with the symptoms of many conditions. Are you going to wait for your symptoms to be felt, or are you going to prevent it as soon as possible?

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Do You Sit All Day? http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/back-pain/do-you-sit-all-day/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/back-pain/do-you-sit-all-day/#respond Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:20:18 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=3798 If you have an office job you likely spend the majority of your time sitting - either at your own workspace or in a meeting. Once home we sit and lay down. All of this sedentary living is causing back issues and health problems, including poor posture. Obviously, if you work on a computer, you [...]

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If you have an office job you likely spend the majority of your time sitting – either at your own workspace or in a meeting. Once home we sit and lay down. All of this sedentary living is causing back issues and health problems, including poor posture.

Obviously, if you work on a computer, you cant do all that much to alter your daily routine but there are some steps you can take to make it easier on your body and better for your spine.

Small Changes

Take a walk for lunch or on break

Take the stairs rather than the elevator

Stand and stretch

Walk around while talking on the phone to clients

Get an adjustable height desk

Sit up straight – take note of your posture

Be aware

Are you at a desk right now? Check your posture. How are you sitting? Is your spine straight or are you hunched over?

Proper posture

Sit back in your chair making sure that your back is well-supported by the chair. Distribute your body weight evenly on both hips keeping both feet on the floor, legs uncrossed.

Make sure your desk, keyboard, mouse, and screen are all at a comfortable level.

And…. Break!

We are not designed for extended sitting sessions. Taking breaks is important for our spines and for our eyesight. You will be surprised how much better you feel within just a few days of doing this.

If you tend to forget, set alarms on your phone.

Work it out!

Exercise is good for your health. It is recommended that we do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic, physical activity throughout the week.

Unplug

Once you get off of work, put down your phone for a while. Stop staring at a screen and look around you and really live. Its great for your psychological health, your eyes, and your neck and back.

Get Adjusted Regularly

Regular chiropractic visits are important to maintain spinal health. Proper alignment keeps your entire body functioning at top performance.

If you are in the SW Florida area come see Dr. Jason Kaster, D.C.

Chiropractor in Ft Myers, FL.

Fort Myers Chiropractor, Dr. Jason B. KasterChiropractic care is a safe, alternative treatment when applied appropriately. Chiropractic treatments help in dealing with the symptoms of many conditions. Are you going to wait for your symptoms to be felt, or are you going to prevent it as soon as possible?

Dr. Jason B. Kaster, a chiropractor in Fort Myers can help you and your family achieve their optimal health.

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