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Waynedale Health

We like to keep our Waynedale News readers safe and healthy! These are the most current articles and stories to improve your body and mental health written by our original, local writers from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana Community.

A HEALTHY DAY: CHIROPRACTIC CARE AND HEALTHY EATING

Details DR. NILL

Regular chiropractic care and consistent, healthy nutrition represent two powerful lifestyle choices for people interested in supporting their long-term health and well-being.

These life-affirming action steps work together to give you more energy, more restful sleep, and an overall positive mental attitude. When you don't get enough nutritious food, your body doesn't work properly. Supplies aren't available to build strong cells and tissues. Toxins accumulate. People wonder why they feel...

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A HEALTHY DAY: BACK PAIN, CHIROPRACTIC CARE, AND EXERCISE

Details DR. NILL

Most people now know the importance of exercise in daily life. The benefits of exercise range from improved strength, balance, and agility to deeper, more restful sleep, improved outlook on life, and heightened levels of creativity. Of course, there's also an additional direct benefit for persons with back pain.

Most cases of back pain are biomechanical in nature. In these circumstances, spinal joints have lost some mobility and spinal muscles have become tight. The long-term result is back...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH: LARRY'S STORY PART IV

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This week's HTYH is a continuation of Larry's story: The day after the Jets won the Super Bowl, and beat the Baltimore Colts 16 to 7, things started happening in my life-immediately. The Jets became the first American Football team to ever win a Super Bowl. When we returned to NY City they had a ticker tape parade down Madison and Fifth Avenue for the team. The people threw confetti out the windows of those high-rise office buildings and it rained down on our convertibles. I said to myself...

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A HEALTHY DAY: INTERVAL TRAINING AND CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

Details DR. JAMES NILL

Interval training is an important part of aerobic exercise. If you're a walker or a runner, run intervals once a week. Walking and running build endurance by strengthening your cardiovascular system. Doing interval training once a week enhances your endurance by dramatically increasing the amount of blood your heart pumps every time it beats.1 (This is known as your cardiac stroke volume.) Interval training also increases the amount of oxygen you can take in on each breath.2 (This is known as...

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LUTHERAN LIFE VILLAGES TO HOST ACTIVE AGING WEEK

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The Village at Anthony Boulevard, Lutheran Life Villages' continuing-care retirement community on the south side of Fort Wayne, will host Active Aging Week, Sunday through Saturday, September 23-29. This event is open to the public.

Active Aging Week is promoted by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an organization dedicated to changing perceptions about aging and to improving quality of life among older adults. Active Aging Week events are hosted locally by retirement...

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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH: LARRY'S STORY PART III

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This week's HTYH is a continuation of Larry's story: For the next 13 years I was the starting linebacker for the New York Jets. We drank a lot of whiskey and beer. If we weren't playing football, we were drinking-that was our second job. In 1961 I got a phone call and my Dad had passed away at the age of fifty. When I got home, all I heard was how great a man my Dad was. How he had taken care of other people, and how he knew no racial boundaries when that was not normal in Mississippi. On the...

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