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Benefits of Vitamin B9 – Folate

Folic acid is synthesized from folate (also called vitamin B9 or folacin), which plays a crucial role in a number of body functions, particularly in the proper development of the fetus from the first days of conception. Physicians advise that all women of childbearing age take a regular folic acid supplement since 50% of pregnancies

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The Parasympathetic Nervous System

The parasympathetic nervous system, the sympathetic nervous system, and the enteric nervous system comprise the autonomic nervous system in the body. The autonomic nervous system is continuously active and is responsible for unconscious regulation of our glands and organs. The parasympathetic nervous system takes care of “rest and repair” activities, such as salivation, tears, sexual

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Can a Chiropractor Help Me?

Some people think chiropractors only treat back pain, but actually they are specialists in the entire musculoskeletal system. They do focus primarily on the spine and surrounding tissues, but the spine is intimately related to good functioning of the whole body. Chiropractors may treat back pain and spasms, sports injuries, headaches, and pregnancy pain. They

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The Sympathetic Nervous System

The sympathetic nervous system, the parasympathetic nervous system, and the enteric nervous system comprise the autonomic nervous system in the body. It operates through a network of neurons throughout the body, which originate inside the vertebral column and extend down to the third lumbar segment of the spine. The autonomic nervous system is continuously active

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