Ticks In Maine – Sydney’s Perspective.

June 25, 2018

Ticks in Maine   I may not be a Mainer, but I am from the northeast, and never in my life have I been so hyper-aware of ticks as I have been in the past few weeks of living here. I live in downtown Portland, too, and I still eye any patch of grass with unease. But for good reason. I feel itchy just typing about them. The countless potential consequences of a tick bite make the risk of being unprotected completely unnecessary. Those buggers made it through the winter, hiding under all those icy snow piles, and they are back with a vengeance. But, the most important thing to realize about ticks – don’t let fear of disease keep you from enjoying the summertime. Be proactive. Be smart about your life outside and enjoy it despite the reality of these bugs being everywhere. That way you can get out and hike and camp without anxiety. You can still have your picnics and play outside with your dog (don’t forget to protect them too!) Don’t let fear keep you from missing out. Find an all natural tick repellent. Wear conscious clothing – lighter colors, longer legs and sleeves. Tuck...

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Welcome Sydney Wolverton, Patient Coordinator.

June 1, 2018

Sydney Wolverton - Patient Coordinator at Jacobs Chiropractic Acupuncture in Portland, Maine. (207) 774-6251

Sydney Wolverton, Patient Coordinator Jacobs Chiropractic Acupuncture Blog takeover time! I’m Sydney and I’m the newbie around these parts… so to kick off my new blog series I’ll give a little background.  I’m from Philly (so don’t speak the word ‘patriots’ around me because I’ll probably offend you) and I recently moved to Portland after spending the past two years living just outside of Seattle, Washington. So essentially I have no idea what anyone in Maine is talking about 98% of the time… i.e. why is ‘Down East’ actually up north? What happens if I DON’T love lobster?   I’m in a lifelong love affair with traveling and there are only three continents left that I haven’t been… so I’d love to swap stories! My Bachelor’s is in English Writing and I’m currently putting together some travel essays that one day will hit the shelves.  My other lifelong love affair is wellness. In a world dominated by Corporate Monsters and an endless disconnect from our natural state, it’s more important than ever to have a determined and intentional approach to living well. Life is fleeting. The things we put into our bodies, on our bodies, and around our bodies...

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