Nerve Health Blog

Starting April 10th, the Nerve Health Institute will be offering Vibe Yoga classes with certified yoga instructor, personal trainer, and corrective exercise coach - Caroline Trahan. We are so excited to offer Vibe Yoga which focuses not only on Fitness but also incorporates concepts as sound and vibration.

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"Stop being fearful, worrying about what you don't have, and start loving, being thankful to God, for what you DO have." -Dr. Chris Cormier

The end of the year arrives with a bang every year and december tends to fly by as we rush around to fill our many holiday duties and expectations.

With that said, now’s a great time to catch up on some of the invaluable reading from the nerve health institute you may have missed while you were trimming the tree, shopping for gifts or attending those holiday get-togethers.

Health and wellness

Food, particularly sugary sweets are a mainstay for many holiday festivities. Whether we intend to or not, overeating is common this time of year and we offer a few tips and tactics to help you prevent gaining any excess pounds.

If, by chance, you find yourself a little heavier now than before the holiday season, there are a few things you can...

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The holidays are upon us and you may already be indulging in the foods and festivities of the season. As the new year looms closer, people begin to think about changes they want to make in their lives.Holiday weight gain


The new year brings a chance for fresh starts and optimism as many people top their new year’s resolution lists with weight loss. But just how do you go about losing weight successfully?

For people who need to lose five or ten pounds, the idea of a diet or some increased exercise is less daunting than it is to someone with 20, 50 or 100 pounds to lose.

The key to success is having a realistic plan and strategies in place to help you achieve those goals. So if you want to get off the weight-loss rollercoaster, here...

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The holidays are here and with them come a multitude of opportunities to indulge in foods of which we usually deprive ourselves.Christmas eve dinner


Office parties, family gatherings, church get-togethers and new year’s eve parties are part of the joy of the season but if we’re not careful, we can go into the new year with a few too many pounds on our frames.

Getting started

Begin by having a plan that will keep you from overindulging. Bring healthy fruits and vegetables to snack on instead of the cookies and candies your coworkers bring to work. Drink plenty of water, especially right before a meal so you will feel fuller. Drinking water all day long will help you avoid snacking, too.

Keep your portion sizes under control....

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From deep within the south american rainforest comes the acai berry, a small, grape-like fruit that many call a super fruit because of the high nutritional content they possess.Acai berry


Advocates claim they can contribute to good health and have a positive effect on a wide range of ailments like few other foods. Even the mayo clinic says they are an excellent source of antioxidants, fiber and heart-healthy fats

Nutritional facts

Blueberries have been highly recommended for their antioxidant content but there is a fruit with higher antioxidant content.

Acai berries have approximately twice the antioxidants of grapes and nearly ten times that of blueberries. They have 10 to 30 times the amount found in red wine.Omega fats known as &ldqu...

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Aspartame is an artificial sweetener sold under trade names like nutrasweet. Many sites indicate that aspartame is not harmful and is suitable for regular consumption but there are many who disagree adamantly with this view. The warnings they bestow on this product are worth a closer look.Aspartame


Why is aspartame so popular?

This artificial sweetener is at least 200-times sweeter than any natural sweetener including sugar, agave nectar or stevia. When the sweet taste buds of the tongue first encounter aspartame, they are overwhelmed by the sweetness. Gradually they become accustomed to this level of sweetness and crave it.

When an individual then eats foods or drinks beverages with natural sweeteners, the palette is disappointed. That...

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Shopping for the perfect holiday gift doesn't have to be a stressful or problem if you set your sights on buying a healthy gift for everyone on your gift list. What constitutes healthy gifts? While “healthy” may be a bit subjective to some, here are some ideas to help make your gift-giving a snap.Christmas gifts (by kelvin kay)


Healthy gifts for kids

When it comes to kids, think physical activity. With childhood obesity on the rise, gifts that get them up and moving are a great way to make sure exercise is fun and part of their everyday life. Bicycles, inline skates, skateboards and scooters are perfect incentives for getting kids outside and playing. And, always stress safety, so remember to include helmets and knee pads a...

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Alas, a Fever. Usually, they are one of life’s little annoyances, a sure indicator that we are about to be sick for a few days. As a society, we have been educated on what to do at the first sign of a flush. We pop open the nearest bottle of fever-reducing medication such as Tylenol, Aleve or Advil and take two tablets, caplets, or gel caps. In a short time, we begin to feel the fever and aches fade. We are restored to “normal” and can go about our lives. But have you ever wondered why we get fevers and what the best course of action really is?Fever on clinical thermometer


What Is a Fever?

A fever is, according to the Mayo Clinic, your body’s way of sending you a strong a message. It is telling you that a pathoge...

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