In 1849, French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr wrote, “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose” or “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” According to Wiktionary, this proverb makes the observation that “even the most turbulent of changes do not affect reality on a deeper level other than to cement the status quo.” Usually this phrase is used sarcastically or to refer to an ironic situation—and is often accompanied by an eye roll. If you do a search with the phrase “the … [Read more...] about The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same
Anyone who has heard me speak knows I have been lucky enough to have many phenomenal mentors in my life, and I am grateful to each and every one of them. One man, however, I never had the pleasure of meeting before his death in 1988, a few short years after I began my practice, yet his work and his perspective on health has had a profound effect on me to this day. You may have heard of Robert Mendelsohn, MD — pediatrician, prolific author, professor, anti-vaccinationist, and critic of medical … [Read more...] about From Heretic to Hero
Nerve disorders can mimic any symptom or disease. Unfortunately, just treating the symptoms can set you up for a lifetime of deterioration. More and more people are turning to doctors like chiropractors for long-term solutions. Find a 100 Year Lifestyle Chiropractor Near You Become a 100 Year Lifestyle Affiliate Chiropractor Nerve conditions ranging from autism spectrum conditions in children, autoimmune and postural weaknesses in adults, and Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease in … [Read more...] about An Epidemic of Nerve Disorders
Happy Birthday Chiropractic Care! On September 18, 1895, Harvey Lilliard was the lucky recipient of the first chiropractic adjustment, given to him by Daniel David Palmer, D.D., in Davenport, Iowa! The story goes that Lilliard, a deaf janitor in Palmer’s office, was working with his shirt off. Lillard bent over to empty the trash can and Palmer said that Lilliard had a vertebra out of position. As the story goes: He asked Lillard what happened, and Lillard replied, "I moved the wrong way, and I … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Chiropractic Care!
The entire month of September is reason to celebrate as it is the birth month of chiropractic care and the month we celebrate National Centenarian's Day! Each week we’ll be talking about different reasons to celebrate the anniversary of chiropractic care - and chiropractors - and talking about the people among us today who are creating a new understanding of our longevity potential and redefining quality of life as we age. At 100 Year Lifestyle we think those two celebrations go hand … [Read more...] about September is Reason to Celebrate!
We are all aware of the benefits of getting out in nature, but we often overlook the fact that bringing plants indoors can offer many health benefits as well! We’re not talking about plants you grow to eat or make tinctures or teas from, but plants that increase your health just by being in the same room with them. Plants can reduce dust and provide allergy relief! It’s possible that the air quality inside your home might be worse than the air quality outdoors if you tend to keep your … [Read more...] about Health Benefits of Indoor Plants
The polypharmacy effect is bigger than you think; in fact, it is dangerous. Did you know, according to HealthReasearchFunding.org, that: Polypharmacy is responsible for a shocking 28% of all hospital admissions. Polypharmacy is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. So what is polypharmacy? It's when people take more than one medication. It is most common among seniors and individuals with multiple medical conditions. Older people metabolize drugs differently, … [Read more...] about The Polypharmacy Effect
Many believe that one of the biggest threats to public health—in fact, the next pandemic—is antimicrobial resistance. Today, the CDC lists 18 different types of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and classifies five as urgent threats to human health. In past 100 Year Lifestyle articles we have talked about Superbugs and the War on Germs. We’ve stressed that becoming a germaphobe isn’t the answer. Life is about balance. The fact is that we are covered with good bacteria and viruses, scientists … [Read more...] about Antimicrobial Resistance
When speaking about health freedom it is essential that we look at the conventional medicine infrastructure. When you visit your trusted conventional medical doctor(s), do you believe they have your best interest at heart? Do you believe that they will bring to your attention any treatment that will bring you relief or improve your condition? Do you believe that your health insurance will cover the cost, to some degree, of any therapy that will provide relief? Are you sure? When you ask a … [Read more...] about Your Health Freedom and the Conventional Medical Infrastructure
At 100 year lifestyle we are all about your health and health freedom, always have been, always will be. However, I’m sorry to say it but your health freedom is not a major concern for the majority of corporate America. According to the website Economics Discussion, “Business is established and it exists to achieve multiple objectives.” The top objectives are: Profitability (This one tops every list.) Growth Stability Efficiency Survival Other concerns can include the … [Read more...] about Your Health Freedom and Corporate America