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9 Ways to Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses

By Dr. Jason Crist / December 5, 2022 / Comments Off on 9 Ways to Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses

If you want to boost your immune health, you may wonder how to help your body fight off illnesses. While bolstering your immunity is easier said than done, several dietary and lifestyle changes may strengthen your body’s natural defenses and help you fight harmful pathogens, or disease-causing organisms. Here are 9 tips to strengthen your…

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The Chronic Pain Crisis is the Opioid Crisis

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 14, 2022 / Comments Off on The Chronic Pain Crisis is the Opioid Crisis

For decades, opioids were marketed as a “safer” alternative to treat chronic pain. And as the number of people seeking care for chronic pain began to rise, so did the number of people filling prescriptions for highly addictive opioids. If you’ve ever wondered “What is the opioid crisis?” – that’s the simple answer. However, what…

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The Opioid Crisis: How Did We End Up Here?

By Dr. Jason Crist / September 7, 2022 / Comments Off on The Opioid Crisis: How Did We End Up Here?

Bottom Line: If you make it a habit to watch the news, you’ve probably wondered on more than one occasion “How did the opioid crisis start?” Well, the answer might surprise you. About 30 years ago, there was a fundamental shift in medicine regarding how pain was understood and treated. The number of people with…

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Organic Healthcare: No Prescription Necessary

By Dr. Jason Crist / August 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Organic Healthcare: No Prescription Necessary

Did you know that chiropractors and holistic chiropractors are one and the same? The term chiropractic comes from the Greek words cheir (hands) and praxis (practice). It literally means “done by hand,” and chiropractic is among the most popular health treatments sought by those seeking holistic healthcare in Franklin, TN. Since the beginning, chiropractors have…

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What are Allergies?

By Dr. Jason Crist / April 9, 2018 /

Bottom Line: The spring season not only starts to bring warm weather- but for over 20% of people, it also brings allergies! Are allergies a sign of a weak immune system? No, quite the opposite. Allergies are a common overreaction of the immune system to a natural product. Every day you encounter dust, mold, or…

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Staying Well with Chiropractic Care

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 26, 2018 /

Bottom Line: Back and neck pain, headaches and joint aches. Maybe that’s how you discovered chiropractic care. The research supporting chiropractic adjustments as the top choice to reduce pain and increase function for those body signals is overwhelming. But, what’s even more exciting is the research showcasing how chiropractic adjustments may be able to do much…

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Move Your Way to a Better Immune System

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 23, 2018 /

Bottom Line: The simplest way to boost your immunity? Exercise! Fortunately, you don’t need to be a marathon runner to take advantage of the benefits of exercise. By taking a daily walk or following a simple exercise routine, you can feel better, more energized, and strengthen your immune system. If you work at a desk,…

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Foods to Fight Colds

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 12, 2018 /

Bottom Line: Snowstorms, wind that cuts right through your coat, and a lack of available sunlight. Ah, the joys of winter! For many of us, winter means more time indoors, and a higher likelihood that we circulate germs that could cause us to become sick. When you’re ill, food is the last thing on your…

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Getting Sick is…Normal?

By Dr. Jason Crist / February 7, 2018 /

Bottom Line: Believe it or not, getting sick is a body signal that your immune system is working! Yes, you read that correctly. Every single day you encounter bacteria that could make you sick. Fortunately, when you come into contact with these germs, your immune system kicks in and starts fighting them off without you…

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A New Years Resolution: Feel More Energized!

By Dr. Jason Crist / January 3, 2018 /

Bottom Line: What exactly is the best way to feel more energized? Stay active! Top research journals have shown that moderate exercise can increase your energy. A simple 10-15 minute walk can get your blood pumping and increase the oxygen coming into your body, helping you feel more energized and maybe even helping you shed a…

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