Why The Nervous System Is Your Body’s Highway to Good Health: Chiropractor Alyssa Shepherd Explains

Chiropractic Care is Like a Highway to Good Health

Dr. Alyssa Shepherd is a Chiropractor at Two Rivers Health. In this post, she explains how she came into her profession and why she’s inspired to share chiropractic care with women, kids and families. How I Found My Way to Optimal Health If you’ve ever seen a chiropractor, you know that a key area of focus is the spine and its alignment. This puzzled me until the first time I went to a chiropractor in my late 20’s for a ballet-related injury and I began to experience the incredible health-boosting power of a properly aligned spine. After treatments I found that my muscles functioned better, I had less and less pain as my injury resolved, and I just felt really … Read More

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  Brain health is where it’s at! Are you ready to restore your focused, calm and creative mind? Eager to exchange the grey funk of winter with the glories of good healthy grey matter?  When I was invited to present at Guelph Public Library‘s annual Experts Festival, it didn’t take me long to decide on a topic. I’d been receiving a lot of questions from clients lately along these themes: How to get a happier mood How to overcome PMS How to alleviate anxiety, irritability or depression How to focus and enhance performance in business or work There are effective natural solutions to each of these questions, and they all have one thing in common: The Health of Your Brain. It was exciting to chat … Read More

Brain Food: Naturally Nourish Your Mood & Mind

Did your mom ever tell you your least favourite food was “brain food” in hopes you’d eat it in your school lunch? Tuna salad, boiled eggs, oatmeal…Pate??… Liver?? (Your mom was right). Mind Over Grey Matter In fact, many foods offer a rich complement of brain-specific nutrients. The more brain research comes to light, the more we understand that maintaining a healthy brain indeed begins with your lifestyle: the nutrients you take in vs. the toxins you release, the way you move, the way you think. Starting with food is one of the most gratifying and self-empowered, so let’s dig into some brain food together. Make Any Food Brain Food The way to let your day to day meals qualify as … Read More

Boost Your Brain Power At Any Age

In case you haven’t noticed, your brain has been turning the heads of researchers worldwide. That’s great news, since maintaining a healthy brain is imperative to avoiding cognitive decline, dementia, and premature aging that robs people of their quality of life. With plenty of published research to draw from, we’re excited to use natural medicine to your mind’s full advantage. Brain Health Isn’t Just for CEOs Anymore Your brain is the Gatekeeper to healthy moods and balanced hormones, clear thinking, contributing to your community and keeping your body well for your entire lifespan. As your naturopathic doctor, I’d like to help you ensure your brain is nourished, oxygenated, protected from injury, and not inflamed, so that you can expect optimal performance, … Read More