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  • Dr. Eric Carlsen

How Chiropractic Helps with Heart Health

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Chiropractic care is not just for relieving back pain and neck pain, it can also have a positive impact on heart health. Chiropractic has been shown to have several benefits that can improve heart health, including reducing stress and improving circulation.

One of the ways chiropractic helps with heart health is by reducing stress. When the spine is misaligned, it can put pressure on the nervous system and cause the body to respond with stress. By correcting spinal misalignments through chiropractic adjustments, the body's stress response can be reduced.

Another way chiropractic helps with heart health is by improving circulation. Chiropractic adjustments can help improve blood flow to the heart by removing restrictions in the neck and spine that can impair circulation. Improved circulation helps deliver more oxygen and nutrients to the heart and other vital organs, helping to reduce the risk of heart disease and other cardiovascular problems.

Being overweight or obese increases the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and other cardiovascular problems. Chiropractic adjustments can help reduce inflammation and improve overall health, which can help with weight loss and reduce the risk of heart disease.

Finally, chiropractic care can help improve physical activity and exercise performance, which is important for heart health. Regular physical activity and exercise are essential for maintaining heart health and preventing heart disease. By reducing pain and improving range of motion, chiropractic can help people stay active and engage in regular exercise, which is important for maintaining heart health.


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