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Posted on 02-16-2017
Stress impacts your body in a negative way. The hormone released into your body when you feel overwhelmed or stressed out, cortisol, causes a fight or flight response. While it was an essential response for survival in previous generations, it is not always an appropriate response in modern times. By taking measures to keep your stress levels low, you maintain a healthier physical, emotional and chemical balance in your body.
Unlike pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals are a family of natural, whole food products used to up-regulate the body’s function and physiology. Made by nature, not by man, they include vitamin compounds, herbal formulas, protomorphogens glandular extracts and enzymes. The doctor uses nutraceuticals to treat a wide variety of conditions ranging from digestive problems, ADD/ADHD, stress and anxiety, kidney stone formations, gout, rosacea, acne and other skin issues.
Exercise is proven to reduce stress by increasing positive hormonal responses. Chemical stress stems from high levels of cortisol in your body. When you exercise, the body releases endorphins, which help reduce the stress hormones in your body and encourage a healthier response to a situation. By seeking chiropractic care for physical discomfort, you also learn healthy ways to exercise without putting undue stress on your body.
A chiropractor in Batavia may help with stress management by improving the alignment of your spine and neck. When you have physical discomfort in your body, natural treatments reduce the pain and help you maintain a healthier stress level.
If you feel stressed at night, then consider reading a chapter of an interesting book instead of watching television before sleeping. The extra downtime gives you a chance to prepare your mind for rest. Try to sleep at least six to eight hours each night to keep stress levels low.
Physical, emotional and chemical stress require proper measures to handle the problems. To learn more about natural stress management, call 630-406-8088 for an appointment today.
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