Understanding Stress and How Routine Chiropractic Care Can Help Manage It
Stress seems to be an inevitable part of our lives. It keeps us up at night and keeps us from staying focused during the day. So much of our lives become affected, including our eating habits and our muscles. Ever notice how tight your neck, back, and shoulders get when you are stressed.
Here’s the kicker, we become stressed about being stressed. It’s a vicious cycle. Did you know that stress is the leading cause of many health issues such as anxiety, depression, obesity, heart disease, gastrointestinal problems, and many others? Stress occurs in our society; we don’t get enough sleep, drink enough water, and have horrible eating habits. All of which affect our nervous system, and the result of this is stress.
How Can Chiropractic Care Help with Stress?
Chiropractic care can be a great way to manage and relieve your stress by improving the communication between your spinal cord and the rest of your body. Misalignment of your spine causes pressure on your nervous system, and this pressure is partly responsible for stress, illnesses, and lack of energy.
Have you noticed that your entire body feels tense when you are stressed out? Your neck and shoulders always seem to be the most affected.
Find relief by getting an adjustment to realign your spine.
A chiropractic adjustment can help restore your body to its natural balance, and it will begin to function better. Those tense muscles will start to loosen, and your breathing will improve, therefore reducing your stress.
How To Manage Stress?
You must take an active role in reducing your stress and get back to the basics. Getting between 7-9 hours of sleep nightly and drinking half your body weight in ounces of water daily.
Here are some necessary steps that you need to begin to manage your stress:
- Eating well - eating as clean as possible will improve your overall health and greatly reduce your stress levels. Supplying your body with proper nutrients and less toxins will allow your body optimal functionality.
- Exercising helps you to deal with the physical and emotional stress to your body. Simply taking a walk or bike ride will be sufficient.
- Regular chiropractic care has been proven to effectively relieve chronic stress and improve your body’s overall function.
Most people don’t realize how depriving themselves of basic needs affects the overall quality of their lives and contributes to their high-stress levels. Dr. Eric Razz is a chiropractor in Campbell, CA that believes in improving your life quality through proper alignment, nutrition, and exercise.
Diet plays a significant role in our overall health. The foods we eat affect not only our bodies but also our moods, and this is why we develop an easy to follow plan designed specifically for you.
To learn more about how chiropractic care can help reduce your stress and improve your overall health, call us today.