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
How does aging affect vulnerability? The short answer is, it doesn’t—or at least it doesn’t have to. One significant thing, that we've learned through the principles of the 100 Year Lifestyle, in our chiropractic practice, and in the chiropractic practices that we work with around the country and the world, is that we need to stop blaming age. We have shared the story of Max, the 100-year-old man who inspired The 100 Year Lifestyle. His entire story is on our website. Max came to us as a … [Read more...] about How Aging Affects Vulnerability: A Tale of Two Men