Health in Des Plaines, IL

A nutritionist offers a few tips for those looking for some effective but easy tweaks

When this substance went mainstream, did it increase obesity in lower income areas?

Alleviate cramps, headaches and inflammation by filling up on certain foods during that time of the month.

Did you resolve to get more exercise in 2019? Two weeks into the new year, how are you doing? If you’re like many people, you’ve found yourself slacking a bit – or a lot. Before you put all the blame on your personal lack of willpower, consider some of the inborn factors that tempt us... Read More

by Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS, Director of Sexual Health, NorthShore University HealthSystem It’s probably no surprise that most men highly value sex and intimacy, and that includes men with prostate cancer. The prostate is a gland that’s about the size and shape of a walnut. Located below the bladder and in front of the ...

Taking preventive action is your best defense against having to deal with extreme cold-weather conditions. By preparing your home and car in advance for winter emergencies, and by observing safety precautions during times of extremely cold weather, you can reduce the risk of weather-related health problems.

A sleepy rear end could be the cause of aches and pains in your knees, hips and back.

These four mantras (some surprising) can make achieving the lifestyle you want easier.

Trouble getting rest? These popular foods and drinks may be the culprits.

What you need to know about the latest “health fad” some celebrities are trying.

Research shows increased body vigilance is crucial to diagnosing cancer early.

On 1/08/2019 | By Chiro One Wellness Centers
If your to-do list trails to the ground, you’re not alone. It seems that people are only getting busier—but why? We’ve had this incredible surge in technology to make life easier and decrease the amount of time spent on tasks—but no one really seems to be capitalizing on the free time it creates, they’re just filling the gaps with more things to get done
The Guilt Trip
Ever feel guilty for sitting back with your…

The Supreme Court Justice recently underwent surgery to remove cancerous nodules from her lung.

Life has changed for a young hockey player paralyzed while playing a game in Chicago almost two years ago. His new normal.

A local pediatrician recommends making New Year’s resolutions for your children in order to help them lead a healthier lifestyle.

Research sheds light on an issue that should concern families and communities.

On 1/02/2019 | By Chiro One Wellness Centers
2019 is YOUR year: bigger and better than ever! Try these simple tips to start living a happier, healthier life today
Let Yourself Say NO
It's perfectly OK; we promise! In today's world, we're inundated with information, obligations, invitations and more. If you're someone who feels like you can't say no, you're likely feeling stretched WAY too thin. It's time to start saying no in a clear, kind and direct way. Try this: "No, I…

A psychologist offers tips to cope with what’s sometimes referred to as ‘anxiety on steroids.’

Marx called it the 'opium of the people', whilst Freud believed religion was tied up with our childhood need for security and forgiveness. But can our psychology explain faith?

Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas
If you’re planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you’re sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and new fads emerge every year.
Two major studies last year provided more fuel for a particularly polarizing topic — the role carbs play in making us fat. The studies gave scientists some clues, but, like other…