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Chiropractic Tip: Let Go of Worry and Get Healthy

By Sandy Schroeder

Most of us live with some level of concern or worry, about our families, jobs, and the world, but things get tricky when worry mushrooms and takes over our lives.

If you feel the pressure of worry, it may be time to learn more from experts in the field. At the same time, The Joint Chiropractic can help you maintain your daily health, wellness and fitness.

What Worry Looks Like and What to Do

Worry and anxiety may surface now and then, but when it spills over into daily routines you need to recognize what is happening, according to University of California Los Angeles brain expert Gary Small, MD.

Dr. Small recommends looking for these feelings.

  • Muscle tension, sleeplessness, muddled thinking or feelings of agitation.
  • Ongoing worries about everyday issues that persist week after week
  • Abrupt feelings of fear with breathlessness, perspiration, or a fast pulse
  • Reluctance to meet people for social occasions
  • Fear of being away from your home, among crowds, or on a bus or train
  • A nervous stomach with ongoing indigestion
  • Repeated thoughts that keep running through your head

These symptoms can slow you down wherever you are and prevent you from fully enjoying life. When they continue for weeks at a time, you may want to see your doctor and a therapist for more help.

How Chiropractic Can Help

The Joint Chiropractic clinic near you staffs a wellness center with doctors of chiropractic who are well equipped to help.

When you come in, bring your concerns. Your chiropractor will ask about your daily routine, any pain that you have, and your health history. A gentle targeted spinal adjustment may ease any aches and pain, and provide an overall sense of well-being.

You  may also sleep better, feel more relaxed or more clear-headed. As you assess your benefits, you may decide to use weekly 15-minute spinal adjustments to stay at your peak. At the same time you may want to pursue more efforts to shed worry and stress.

Daily walking may help - Getting outside and walking every morning before breakfast may prove to be a great way to lift your spirits and face the day.

Turn up the volume - Use music as a way to lighten the day's load at work and at home. Soft guitar sounds do the most for me. Play what works best for you.

Just breathe - Step away and find a quiet spot to sit and just breathe when you feel overwhelmed. Close your eyes for a few minutes and focus on the movement of air in and out of your body. 

Talk to a friend or family member - Reach out to someone that you trust and talk about your feelings. Together you may find ways to sort through the worries and lessen the load.

The Joint Chiropractic clinic near you is available on weekends and evenings. No appointments are needed. Affordable personal healthcare plans eliminate the hassle of insurance. 

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Las Vegas, Nev.

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