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  • Dr. Eric Carlsen

Enhancing Mental Health Through Chiropractic


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It’s Mental Health Month: Reducing Stress and Bolstering the Nervous System with Chiropractic

June is Mental Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of mental well-being. Stress is an all-too-common aspect of our busy lives, but did you know that chiropractic care can play a significant role in managing stress and enhancing your nervous system health?


Chiropractic adjustments focus on correcting spinal misalignments, known as subluxations, which can interfere with the nervous system's function. When your spine is aligned, your nervous system can communicate more effectively, leading to better overall body function and reduced physiological stress. This can foster a more resilient mental state, helping you handle life's challenges with greater ease.


In addition to chiropractic care, incorporating mindfulness techniques like meditation and deep breathing exercises into your routine can significantly lower cortisol levels—the body's primary stress hormone. Practicing mindfulness for just a few minutes each day can enhance the benefits of chiropractic adjustments by promoting relaxation and a calm mind.


This Mental Health Month, consider combining chiropractic with mindfulness practices. Together, they form a powerful duo for stress reduction and mental wellness.

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