Prescribing you something BETTER than drugs!
posted: Aug 29, 2018.
“You are what you eat!” That phrase has been around for who knows how long and quite frankly, it's not too far off the mark. If you eat well, you are much more likely to have a healthy body and mind. If we take that one step further, “We are what we put into our bodies.” This includes food, vitamins, drugs, and prescribed medications. Of course, personal decisions made about food aren't the only lifestyle choices we make. Our behavior influences our health and well-being. With the recent deaths of George Michael and Carrie Fisher, people may think, “Well those stars lived hard.” This may be true, so maybe it’s time to look at how you are treating your life and your body.
You've probably already heard of the term lifestyle choices. Here at Vidan Family Chiropractic in Clayton, Missouri we promote making good personal and conscious decisions to perform behaviors that decrease the risk of injury or disease. If you exercise every morning by riding your bicycle, then you made a positive lifestyle choice to increase your physical wellness. Of course, many choices also harm you. For example, if you choose to drink, especially in excess or at the wrong time, then you increase your risk of death from something like a car crash.
One of the most important lifestyle factors that leads to premature death is obesity. Obesity, because of improper diet, exercise, or uncontrolled underlying disease processes, can cause everything from arthritis to heart disease to diabetes. All of which can lead to a very painful and, many times, shorter-than-usual lifespan. A major part of health promotion is disease prevention. This refers to the process of providing knowledge and tools for people that enable them to protect their health.
In previous years, medication was used more on a temporary basis. Now Americans are consuming prescribed drugs with no intention of ever getting off it. Successful disease prevention is accomplished by promoting healthy diets and exercises. If you are looking for a doctor that will guide you to health rather than prescribing drugs to get you out of the office, then schedule an appointment with us today. We adjust your spine and your outlook on life! Call Vidan Family Chiropractic now at 314-678-9355. We can’t wait to help you live a healthier everyday life!