Let’s face it: Stress is a part of daily life. For many, a jam-packed schedule seems like a normal, essential part of a productive life.
If you’re like most people, scheduling time to relax is on the backburner, or perhaps not even near the stove. However, research shows that finding time to unwind is vital: Stress has a profound effect on physical and psychological well-being.
Dr. Smith warns patients that stress is linked to chronic ailments, such as Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease and depression.
Here are some proven ways to relax:
- Engage in exercise
- Seek and savour sleep
- Call on a confidant
- Promote productivity
- Quest for quality of life
- Contemplate counseling
As your partners in health, this chiropractic office wants you to enjoy a heightened level of wellness — starting now.
Start by making a list of the top five stressors in your life. For each stressor, identify one action step you can take to reduce or eliminate it.
And, make sure to maintain regular chiropractic checkups to combat the effects of stress on your spine and body.