Terlep Chiropractic is hosting a charitable event to collect toys for children on Saturday December 3 from 10:00am until 1:00pm. For your donations of unwrapped toys, you will receive chiropractic services. Join us for FREE tacos, face paintings, games, raffle prizes and sweet treats. We look forward to celebrating with the Hernando County Community! Please visit our facebook page to let us know you are attending: https://fb.me/e/1ZMavjGng

Phthalates: Hard to say, Hard to spell & REALLY Hard to Live With

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What a funny word to say…it’s pronounced “THAH-LATES“….but that’s about the only thing funny about them!  They are everywhere and in nearly every person’s body in our country. They’re a class of chemicals used for many things including making plastics softer and malleable (think your shower curtain) and even solvents in makeup (think nail polish and moisturizers).  And you know that new car smell we like so much…phthalates are the source!  The main difficulty is that they interfere with our hormonal system (called endocrine disruptors) and alter sex characteristics, lower sperm count dramatically, induce cancer, diabetes, cause thyroid damage and more! We’ll dig into this in today’s program!!

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