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How Chiropractic Care And Massage Therapy Help Manage Stress

At the moment, more and more individuals are turning to chiropractic care and massage therapy to learn how to control their stress. Managing stress has become more difficult at present primarily because the reasons why people feel stressed are increasing constantly.

Stress becomes even more difficult to manage when it reaches chronic levels. And if an individual experiences chronic stress on a frequent basis, it can cause the person to experience frequent mood changes, feel depressed, eat more, and have high blood pressure. In more severe situations, some people reach a point where they can no longer sleep soundly at night, are constantly on edge and easily angered. Some even forget to smile and see the good things around them.

Fortunately, however, there is now an effective way to help manage chronic stress. Experts believe that going through massage therapy and chiropractic care will help people control and manage their stress.

3 ways chiropractic care help relieve stress

  • Chiropractic care and a massage treatment can decrease cortisol levels and increase endorphin levels in the body. Cortisol is a type of stress hormone. When people feel chronic stress, the cortisol level in their body increases causing an individual to eat more and generate negative feelings, making them feel depressed even when they really shouldn’t.
    Endorphin, on the other hand, is what is commonly known as the “feel good” hormone, which can reverse the effects of cortisol. The endorphin levels in one’s body increases most often after running, exercising, and being massaged. A specific type of chiropractic massage can boost the endorphin levels in one’s body, relaxing the individual and, therefore, reducing the level of cortisol and preventing the individual from experiencing chronic stress.
  • An important benefit of chiropractic massage is that it promotes positive thinking by enhancing effective and efficient mind and body connection. After the massage, most individuals feel calmer and are more focused. As a result, they are more positively prepared to handle stressful situations. When there is an improved mind and body connection, the individual has an improved positive outlook in life, thus, they can efficiently handle and control stress.
  • Among the most common causes of stress are tension and pain due to health problems. And according to professionals, treating the cause will effectively diminish the effect. Chiropractic care effectively treats minor health problems including spinal misalignment, which doesn’t only cause a lot of tension and pain, but also prevents the smooth exchange of messages from the brain to the body’s organs. Correcting spinal misalignment through chiropractic care therefore helps improve the central nervous system and the body functions.
    To learn more about chiropractic care and treatment, contact Carolina Wellness & Rehab now.

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