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MCA Promotes Men’s Health Month

June 15, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In recognition of “Men’s Health Month,” the Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) is joining the Men’s Health Network (MHN), a non-profit educational organization that promotes the health of men and their families, in encouraging men to incorporate a wellness and preventive approach to their healthcare regime.

According to MHN, a higher percentage of men have no healthcare coverage and men make half as many healthcare visits for prevention as women.

Dr. Christian Kollar, President of the MCA says in addition to taking an active role in their health, “Men need to focus on three key areas, managing stress, increasing daily activity and of course diet.” He also explains “how a person handles stress can impact their overall health a wellness and that adding a 30 minute walk each day with a target of making 10,000 steps each day is a good and generally safe way to get active.” He also adds, “Eating more whole foods and drinking more water will help give the body more of what it needs remain strong.”

Simple changes in your lifestyle and diet can have a positive impact on your health and can also aid in preventing a variety of health problems in the future. Good nutrition combined with regular chiropractic adjustments can help return the body to its natural state of health and wellness.

Chiropractors are uniquely trained to help patients with nutritional counseling and healthy living in addition to correcting spinal subluxations and dysfunction, which can be the root of disease and long-term health problems. If you have questions about wellness care, nutrition or other health care concerns, contact the MCA or visit our website (www.mnchiro.com) to find a Doctor of Chiropractic near you.

About Minnesota Chiropractic Association
Created in 1927, the Minnesota Chiropractic Association is the only professional organization in Minnesota that solely represents the chiropractic professional on a multi-level and integrated service basis.

CONTACT: Debra Hurston
952.882.9411
dhurston@mnchiro.com

SOURCE Minnesota Chiropractic Association


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