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Could It Be Your Thyroid?

You’ve heard your friends say it when you’re feeling unnecessarily anxious, notice a hair texture change or loss, can’t seem to get warm or cool down, or have trouble maintaining a healthy weight despite your constant efforts. “Get your thyroid checked,” they say, and they might be right. What is Your Thyroid? The thyroid is…
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Healthy in the new year

5 Tips to Make 2023 Your Healthiest Year Yet

The approaching new year always brings a sense of possibility and renewal. It is a great time to make fresh commitments to your health and wellness and goals for improvement. We are always cheering you on at Brookview Wellness, so we are sharing Dr. Brooke’s top FIVE tips for making 2023 your HEALTHIEST YEAR YET. 

What To Do About That Thanksgiving Heartburn!

GERD: Causes, Symptoms, & Prevention What is GERD? Gastroesophageal reflux disease, more commonly known as GERD, is something we see in a majority of our patients at Brookview Wellness. GERD is a condition in which the contents of the stomach repeatedly regurgitate up into the esophagus, causing pain and discomfort. When this condition is chronic,…
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History and Benefits of Chiropractic Medicine

It’s National Chiropractic Health Month, and to celebrate we are delving into the history of chiropractic medicine as well as some interesting facts about this relatively modern form of medical care. While chiropractic is often referred to as an “alternative” medicine, it has become very mainstream since its birth in 1895. It is even the…
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What is Causing Your Pain?

What is Causing Your Pain? Healing Pain Through Functional Medicine, Chiropractic Care, and Massage Therapy

As a functional medicine practice, we encounter all different types of pain. It is safe to say that a vast majority of our patients come to us because they are experiencing pain and discomfort. Whether it be chronic internal pain, pain caused by an accident/trauma, or muscle and joint pain, we see patients seeking treatment…
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Five Tips for a Healthy Start to the School Year

Summer is winding down, and the start of a new school year is here! This time of year can be bittersweet and a little chaotic for both kids and parents. Adjusting sleep schedules, planning for school, and getting back into meal planning can all make the upcoming weeks challenging. Here are five tips from Brookview…
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Let’s Get Outside

A Local Guide to Our Favorite Outdoor Places This month on the Brookview Wellness blog and social feeds we are all about the great outdoors! The health benefits of getting out into the fresh air are plentiful, both physically and mentally. We are lucky to have many months of great weather each year here in…
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What Alzheimer’s Disease looks like in Your 30s and 40s – Are you Suffering from Cognitive Decline?

This month on our social media feeds and the Brookview Wellness Blog we are diving into brain health with lots of information and tips on how to keep your thinker healthy. One of the most necessary, but maybe most uncomfortable, conversations about brain health centers around Alzheimer’s Disease (“AD”).  This degenerative brain disease is the…
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seasonal allergies

Natural Remedies for Your Seasonal Allergies

It’s that time of year again. We are in the midst of the annual “Great Pollening” in North Carolina, and it is a miserable month for many who suffer from seasonal allergies. This month on the Brookview Wellness blog we are discussing what causes allergies and natural ways to get some much needed relief. What…
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Better Sleep = Better Health

Feeling tired? Poor sleep habits and disrupted sleep are the root cause of many of the health problems we see at Brookview Wellness. Healthy and consistent sleep is the foundation of wellness, and it is hard to make improvements to your health status if you are not sleeping well. Sometimes, a little information can make…
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