Imagine waking up one morning and realizing you never set your alarm and are now late for work. You don’t have time to shower, your hair is a mess, you grab a doughnut on the way out the door and get in the car only to realize you don’t have enough gas to get to work. You stop to get gas, but have to wait for a pump to become available, then get stuck in traffic and when you finally get to work you notice you have on mismatched shoes, you forgot your lunch and your boss is waiting for you to start a meeting. How do you feel? Stressed!

Stress is a part of our everyday lives. Whether it be starting a day like the one described above, facing a deadline on a project, financial worries or arguing with your spouse, stress is hard to avoid. When your body is in a constant state of stress, it releases the hormone cortisol which in turn leads to fatigue, weight gain and a foggy mental state. What you don’t realize, is that chiropractic care can help your body “reboot” and feel less of the tension that stress tends to cause.

Chiropractic Care Increases Immunity

In a three year study conducted by the chief of cancer prevention research at New York’s Preventive Medicine Institute, Ronald Pero, the effect of stress on the body was studied. Those who participated in the survey and received chiropractic care for four or more years were found to have more than the double the immune competence of those who had not received treatment and up to four time as much immune competence of those individuals with cancer.

The benefits of chiropractic care during stressful times are felt through restorations to the nervous system functions, increased energy levels and a plan for getting our diets to include healthy habits and eliminate mindless snacking.

At True North Chiropractic, it is our goal to help restore balance to your entire body. If you are feeling the effects that stress has on the body, call Dr. Knight today for a FREE screening.