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May Is Upon Us: Make Sure You’re Prepared for the Unknown

Well, April certainly was an eventful month.  As soon as some questions about the coronavirus were answered, more were presented. As  we roll into May, we know that we’re not out of the woods yet and we expect to have some trying times ahead. Especially with the spring weather kicking in (and it will kick …

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Obesity and COVID-19: How Exercise Increases Immunity

By Dr. Bill Booker, DC, and Dr. Denia Tapscott, MD Don’t forget our Boost Your Immunity webinar on Thursday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. Click on this registration link to join us! It should come as no surprise to you that the practitioners at Capitol Rehab of Arlington would leave EXERCISE as the finale for …

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Hydration, Green Tea, and Your Immune Response

By Dr. Bill Booker, DC and Dr. Denia Tapscott, MD Before we get to the larger discussion of hydration and its effect on your immune system, we want to make this Public Service Announcement: DRINK YOUR WATER! It seems so simple, but yet so few of us do it. When we say, “drink your water,” …

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Chiropractic and Immunity: The Hidden Connection

Dr. Bill Booker, DC, and Dr. Denia Tapscott, MD Ask any epidemiologist about viruses and they will tell you: You can’t avoid them.  Viruses and bacteria are all around us all the time.  The key to managing the barrage is by preparing your body to react well when it encounters them. The spirit behind our …

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The Impact of Sleep and Stress Reduction On Your Immune System: How T-Cells Stick It to The Enemy

By Dr. Bill Booker, DC, and Dr. Denia Tapscott, MD When we get ample and quality sleep, we feel better, which allows us to reduce or manage stress better. No surprise! But are you aware how profoundly powerful and important sleep and stress reduction are for boosting your immune system? In a previous post, we …

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Immunity Minute: Pho Soup is the Chicken Noodle of the East

By Drs. Bill Booker, DC, and Denia Tapscott, MD Have you ever asked your doctor if he or she had any suggestions for fighting the common cold? Did your doctor answer, a big bowl of Vietnamese Pho soup? No? Boy, did you miss out. Even if the doctor responded, “I don’t know why it works, …

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