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Chewing gum: Not that good for you!!

Chewing gum sales are expected to reach 48.68 billion dollars per year in 2025.  Sadly, if you chew gum excessively, it signals your body it is time to digest food when it is really not, which could have health implications.  Chewing gum also increases the amount of air and saliva that you swallow which can lead to stomach bloating and worsen acid reflux symptoms. Even worse, gum is basically made of plastic and most contain titanium dioxide, artificial colors and artificial sweeteners.  Chewing gum is also linked to jaw disorders such as TMJ syndrome.  Disposing chewing gum is bad for the environment as it contributes to plastic pollution.


Pregnancy Prenatal Chiropractic Information:  A study published this past November found that aerobic exercise was effective at treating postpartum depression.  Postpartum depression effects 13 million women worldwide each year and is typically diagnosed within 12 months of giving birth.  It is usually associated with the rapid change in pregnancy hormones.  Exercise has been shown to regulate depression symptoms by increasing the amino acid tryptophan in the brain which increases the feel good hormone serotonin that helps to regulate mood and emotion.  According to a national poll of pregnant women, the worst time period of pregnancy is the third trimester. The third trimester of pregnancy can be tiring and uncomfortable.  The third trimester of pregnancy can not only be physically challenging but emotionally challenging as well. Your baby's size and position might make it hard for you to get comfortable.  The third trimester is when most women seek chiropractic care during their pregnancy.  Chiropractic care helps to alleviate pregnancy related muscular aches and discomfort as well as balances the nervous system which is responsible for hormonal control in the body.  The chiropractic spinal adjustment helps pregnant women to relax and sleep better at night.



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Dr J. Zimmerman, Chiropractor Dr. Zimmerman is a practicing chiropractor from Galloway, NJ with 30 years of chiropractic practice.

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