By Mary Pletsch 09 Jul 2018 no comment 53 Views

Stress is a common ailment of the modern age.  We walk around with alarm bells ringing in our brains warning our bodies to prepare for action.  The problem is that when the alarm bells never shut off, we become fatigued, sick, and unwell.

Stress is a normal part of life, but when we experience it for long periods without rest or a chance to recover, it becomes negative.

How do you know if you’re experiencing too much stress?

The following symptoms are “early warning signs” of excessive stress.

  • Problems sleeping
  • Fatigue, exhaustion, lack of energy
  • Weight gain/loss due to sudden increase/decrease in appetite
  • Indigestion and upset stomach
  • Headaches
  • Muscle tension in neck, back, and/or shoulders
  • Feeling of being “out of it”
  • General aches and pains
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Feelings of nervousness, shaking or sweating
  • Grinding teeth or clenched jaw

43% of all adults suffer adverse health effects from stress.

The good news is that chiropractic care can help!

Chiropractic care maximizes our body’s efficiency and helps us to cope with the physical strains that stress can cause.

Regular chiropractic maintenance will keep your musculo-skeletal system in peak condition.  Therefore, your body will be better able to heal itself.  Also, you will minimize your risk of injury.   Additionally, your nervous system will be operating at its best.  You will experience less stress when your body is able to quickly and easily respond to the demands of daily living.

If you’re experiencing any of the symptoms on the stress checklist, give Sheppard Chiropractic and Laser Healing a call at (506) 635-8182 or (506) 847-7172 today.

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