05 Dec The 3 R’s to Relieve Holiday Stress with Chiropractic Care
The holiday season is an exciting and joyful time—for the most part. However, for many people with holiday fun often comes an unwelcome guest—stress. The abundance of tasks—shopping, entertaining and social and personal obligations can leave you overwhelmed and exhausted.
While chiropractic care may not be at the forefront of your mind for dealing with the added stress of the season, there are many benefits you might not be aware of.
1. Regroup — When stress is at its peak, it’s hard to stop and reconnect with yourself. Seeing a chiropractor can help you regroup, recognize and treat the damaging effects stress can have on your physical body before a more serious issue develops.
2. Relax — It’s natural to reach for a glass of wine for relaxation or flip on the TV, however chiropractic care can aid in relaxation in a natural, productive way. By improving the blood flow in the nervous system, the body will become more balanced and therefore capable of relaxation.
3. Rest — Lack of sleep can leave us frazzled and unable to accomplish daily tasks. During the holidays, it’s even more imperative to rest well. Regular wellness adjustments can address and solve several issues that cause sleepless nights, such as back pain and breathing problems. Alleviating the symptoms of insomnia improves the quality of day to day life. And chiropractic care is safer than prescription sleep aids.
Seeking chiropractic care to help manage your stress this time of year is a no-brainer. Allowing yourself time to take care of your physical body can greatly improve your enjoyment during this busy time. Chiropractic gets to the root, literally, of the nervous system—the spine. When dealing with a dizzying amount of obligations, it’s important to remember yourself—and let the holidays be the most wonderful time of year.