Stress has become an inevitable part of our daily life. Stress can be a result of work pressure, maintaining relationships, coping with loss of a loved one and even uncomfortable surroundings.
With passing time, stress can also result in obesity, by promoting the production of cortisol. It can also affect your immune system and contribute to neck and back pain. Other side effects of stress include asthma, skin problems and reduced fertility. Stress can also increase blood pressure and risk of heart diseases.
Stress can play havoc on your body. Reduced stress can make you feel refreshed and rejuvenated.
Exercise is a proven, effective tool to reduce stress. Just 15 minutes of physical activity can calm your nerves; release of feel good endorphins relaxes your body and gives you a peaceful high. Regular exercise also improves your mood and quality of sleep, and improved confidence, all these factors help to beat stress.
Consulting a chiropractician
Chiropractors work on relieving the spine by making suitable adjustments hat result in reduced muscle tension and relieve the spinal disks. Hands-on spinal manipulation can restore the spine and allow the body to return to a more relaxed state.
Massage works on your body to relieve built up tension. A massage therapy session can take you to a meditative state and result in release of good hormones like serotonin which will help improve your mood.