Home Births Not as Safe

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 by

Many families are wanting to deliver their babies in the comfort of their own home.  Between 2004 and 2009 the rate of home births has increased by 30%.  Time Magazine reports that infant mortality rates go up when delivered at home.  Researchers suspect that between 2009 and 2016 due to the increasing numbers of home

Health Benefits of Indian Bitter Melon

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 by

Indian Bitter Melon has incredible health benefits.  Lets get the warnings out of the way first though.  If you eat the seeds, it can cause vomiting, diarrhea and can even cause coma in children.  So the seeds are poisonous, stay away from them!  The melon though, has many health benefits.  It is a fruit found

Dr. Trabulsi Shovels Snow and Ouch!

Friday, 14 February 2014 by

Our wonderful Dr. Trabulsi was shoveling snow around his house almost two weeks ago and hurt his back.  As you’re all aware, it’s been heavy snow falling on our fair city.  He injured his right sacroiliac, causing muscle spasms.  When Dr. Trabulsi woke up the next morning, his movements were tentative and he was experiencing

Manhattan Wellness Group can help you get a good nights rest through acupuncture and massage and guiding you toward healthy diet and exercise.  A recent CNN News article discusses some tricks to staying asleep at night.  People who get enough sleep, about 7 to 9 hours a night, are more likely to have higher productivity, feel

Battling Menopause

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 by

A recent New York Times article discusses menopause and ways to fight it.  Up to three-fourths of American women suffer from menopause as their estrogen levels drop.  Two of the larger concerns are hot flashes and vaginal atrophy.   Hot flashes can last for decades, but vaginal issues, if not addressed can last a lifetime.

5 Habits of Happy People

Friday, 07 February 2014 by

Being a place of holistic health and promoters of overall well being, Manhattan Wellness Group enjoys sharing ideas for becoming your best self.  Mind Body Green published a recent article on five habits of highly fulfilled people.  How we spend our days has a big impact on our lives. Below are five habits for successful

When you are an amputee activities are often more difficult.  Involvement in sports medicine, physical therapy, chiropractic care, acupuncture and massage is very important.  Manhattan Wellness Group provides all of these services.  We’re interested in a recent BBC News article that discusses a new bionic arm that allows the amputee to feel sensations from the

Athletes Seeing Beyond Disabilities

Tuesday, 04 February 2014 by

Manhattan Wellness Group offers sports medicine and PRP therapy.  We follow sports closely and enjoyed the Super Bowl this year.  There is a recent New York Times article discussing Seattle Seahawks fullback, Derrick Coleman.  For an unknown reason he lost his hearing at the age of three. He is not the first player on The

Trouble Sleeping?

Monday, 03 February 2014 by

A recent Time Magazine article discusses treatments for insomnia, something about 20% of Americans suffer from.  Most people take pills to help their sleep, even though the recommendation is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI).  CBTI has long term effects, whereas sleeping pills can often loose their effectiveness after a few weeks.  Pills are convenient

L-Tyrosine Helps Thyroid Health

Friday, 31 January 2014 by

L-Tyrosine is the synthetic form of a naturally occurring amino acid produced to stimulate thyroxine, the hormone produced by the thyroid gland. The body needs the amino acid Tyrosine for many functions. It is especially important in thyroid performance, and a lack of L-Tyrosine in the diet can create hypothyroid conditions.  According to our chiropractor,