It is the body’s way of responding to external demands, both the good and the bad. However, chronic stress can be problematic for your health. It’s hard not to get overwhelmed between work, school, family, and other commitments. It is important to take a bit of time out of your busy schedule to unwind and relax, otherwise your body will suffer both physically and mentally. Learn to manage your stress in a positive way to minimize your risks. Exercise, meditation, and self care (for example a massage) are all good options to help manage your stress. Contact the office for an appointment and we can discuss ways to help you manage your stress and improve your overall health.
About the Author: Dr. Jessalynn Frederick, BHK, DC
As a licensed chiropractor, Dr. Frederick specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions and disorders relating to the skeletal, nervous, and muscular systems. She believes firmly in treating the source of the problem rather than the symptoms alone. Dr. Frederick believes that education and proper communication is imperative to patient care. When people understand why their pain or dysfunction is occurring, it enables them to make the changes necessary to correct the problem at hand.