We all have stress in our lives, there’s no escaping it. But, how we deal with that stress will help ensure we have a better quality of life. Stress can wreak havoc on our bodies, causing us to gain weight, lose sleep, be irritable, and even raise your blood pressure. It has actually been shown that stress in your life, if left for a long enough time will compromise your immune system and you will get sick more often!
Stress in your life may stem from the workplace, home life with your family, or from financial stress. It doesn’t have to destroy you and how you live your life. Don’t let stress dictate your life. Easier said than done, right?
A few things we can do to lessen this stress will help us live a better quality of life. Trying to live a healthier lifestyle first off will help decrease the stressors in your life. This of course begins with eating healthy and cooking at home rather than going out all the time for a meal. Cooking at home will help you separate from the stress. Plus eating healthy food will help your overall mood!
What Can We Do About It?
Get some sunshine in your life! Being outside and receiving an ample amount of sun has been proven to boost your mood which will help with the stress in your life. All you need is 30 minutes per day to get the recommended daily amount! It also helps stimulate the vitamin D in your body which helps your gut absorb food!
Exercise is a great way to reduce stress. Going for a run or exercising is not only great physically but mentally as well. It will help you reduce your stress as well as sleep better at night. That’s something we can all get on board with!
Chiropractic care lastly will also help with stress in your life. Chiropractic can help you adapt to your environment and fight the stress you face daily in your life. Getting adjusted on a regular basis is key in order to accomplish this. So get adjusted and go often especially when you feel yourself getting overwhelmed.
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If you are feeling stressed and want to do something about it, we would love to offer a FREE assessment to you and your family to come get checked out and see how chiropractic care can help you stay stress free! All you have to do is to fill out your information at the bottom of the page or call us and we will get in touch with you!
Stay stress free everyone!
Your’s in health,
Dr. Alex Willard