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6 Things Every Teenager Needs To Know About Their Body…
Dr. Jennifer Ramsey, Independence Chiropractor
6 THINGS TEENAGERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR BODY… Bones Brains Zits Poop Pee Vomit
BONES T here are 206 bones in the human body. There are 22 in the skull There are 12 pairs of ribs (24) There are 26-27in each foot and hand There are 26 in the spine = Vertebrae List of all Vertebral Bones cervical vertebrae (7) thoracic vertebrae (12) lumbar vertebrae (5) sacral vertebra (1) coccygeal vertebra (1)
BONES KEEP US MOVING & ACTS LIKE ARMOR BONES CREATE OUR INTERNAL STRUCTURE HUMANS HAVE ENDOSKELETONS NOT …
BONES ARE STRONG, FLEXABLE AND ABLE TO GROW…
BUT BONES CAN BREAK TOO…
MOST IMPORTANT ORGAN IN THE BODY IS COMPLETELY PROTECTED BY BONE…THE CENTRAL NERVE SYSTEM..
BRAINS & SPINAL CORD BRAIN IS IN THE SKULL ATTACHED TO THE REST OF THE BODY
NERVES CONTROL EVERYTHING!!
DOCTORS OF CHIROPRACTIC SPECIALIZE IN NERVES… So, if you are sick, hurt or not as well as you know you could be; then, you can talk to a Chiropractor and see if there is nerve interference.
CHIROPRACTOR SPECIALIZE IN RESTORING HEALTH WITH NATURAL TOOLS … (NO DRUGS NO NEEDLES) Adjustments Teaching you how to do things in your life better Helping you strengthen your body with exercise Supplements / vitamins Improving your posture Removing nerve interference that will keep you from being your best
WAYS WE CAN TELL IF YOU HAVE NERVE INTERFERENCE IS…. 1)If you have pain and no bruise 2)If your balance is not as good as it normally is 3)If you cannot bend the right way 4)If you have a pattern of zits…..
Pimples (zits) are toxins trying to get out of your body.. And cold sores may be a sign that you are not getting enough sleep, too much stress, and not eating right PIMPLES & COLD SORES
TOXINS ARE THINGS YOUR BODY DOES NOT WANT INSIDE YOU. Three ways out.. 1)Through the Skin 2)Bathroom Functions 3)Respiratory System Name some toxins…
TO MINIMIZE ZITS… 1 )Wash your face 2 x daily with soap and water 2) Eat food that is green, the kind that grows that way 3) Limit sugars, pop and fried foods 4) Get enough sleep, 8-10 hours each night 5) Exercise regularly so you can sweat 6) Keep you gut healthy so that toxins come out into the toilet
THE WAY TO TELL IF YOUR GUT IS HEALTHY.. We can tell if your gut is healthy by asking about symptoms first.. 1)Do you have stomach pain? 2)Do you burp or fart a lot? 3)How does your poop look?
1)It is a long tube like a hose 2) It is soft and delicate 3) It has 3 parts a)Stomach b)Small intestine c)Large intestine BASIC THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR GUT.
1)Tell your parents if you have pain 2)Watch your poop 3)Eat good whole foods WHAT YOU CAN DO…
WHAT SHOULD POOP LOOK LIKE? Poop should look formed, about the size of your outstretched hand, It should float, it should be as round as the “ok” sign of your hand It can be straight or in a “C” or “S’ shape. There should be 2-3 poops each day. 12 3
What if…..Then…. 1. If it does not floatEat an apple 2. If it is hard or pelletsThen drink more water 3. If it is not formedConsider not eating milk or wheat 4. If you have recently taken antibiotics Probiotics replace the good bacteria in your gut, yogurt 5. If there are more issuesConsult your doctor
PEE IS ANOTHER WAY WE GET RID OF TOXINS How to know if pee is normal?
VOMIT … DOES THAT MEAN YOU ARE SICK OR HEALTHY?
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION Q/A SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT LECTURE/ TOPIC…
6 Things Every Teenager Needs To Know About Their Body… Presented by: Dr. Jennifer Ramsey of Ramsey Chiropractic in Independence The power point can be found on the website.www.ramseychiro.com The highlights are: 1)What do bones look like and what do they do…. We can keep bones strong with exercise, movement, helmets, and good food. 2)Nerves control all body parts, interference with nerves is bad, Chiropractors specialize in restoring healthy nerve function. 3)Zits are one way the body gets rid of toxins, and a way to know if you are stressed or tired. 4)What does “normal” poop look like, and how often should you poop. 5)What does normal Pee look like and if you have had enough water. 6)Does vomiting mean you are healthy or sick?