Chiropractic Care Can Help Reduce Stress

Published September 22nd, 2015 by Dr. Hoder

There are many benefits to chiropractic, and reducing stress is one of them. There are so many things that we each face daily that cause stress. When our bodies are in a chronic state of stress, they release cortisol. This hormone can cause fatigue and weigh gain -- which often leads to even more stress! Chiropractic care can help to improve your nervous system which will reduce stress. Here's how:

How Chiropractic Reduces Stress

Stress manifests itself in many forms: anxiety, insomnia, shortness of breath, depression, back pain, stomach problems, fatigue, and weight gain or weight loss. Chiropractic care can help you get your stress back under control:

  1. Immune System Booster: Stress can take a toll on your immune system. If you feel like you're constantly sick with common illnesses like a cough or cold, that's because your immune system may be compromised. Chiropractic adjustments improve the nervous system and immune system functionality.

  2. Diet Regulator: Stress typically leads to poor eating. When we're stress we mindlessly snack or eat foods that are convenient as opposed to healthy. Our chiropractors can help you with your diet to get your nutrition where it needs to be.

  3. Energy Booster: Chiropractic adjustments enhance the nervous system so that it can better send messages to the brain and organs without interference. This will help you to sleep better and have more energy during the day.

What are your top daily stressors? Ask us how chiropractic can help!

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