Since Heart Disease continues to be is our Nation’s #1 Killer and is the Greatest Burden on Our Health Care System Today (Costing the United States of America Billions of Dollars Each Year in Health Care Costs and is showing No Signs of Stopping)! So, there’s no better time to tell you about the importance of Your Heart Health!
Although Your Family History and Genetics do play a small part, most of the commonly known risk factors are Lifestyle Choices like, smoking, excessive weight, stress, lack of physical activity, and diets high in saturated fat.
The American Heart Association has valuable resources to help you educate yourself on Cardiovascular Disease prevention. So, please feel free to visit their site HERE to learn even more about heart disease causes and prevention.
You probably are aware that Diet and Exercise are Key Factors in Preventing Heart Disease. However, you probably are not aware that proper Chiropractic Care may also be used to fight against heart disease by reducing stress on your neurological system!
Research has shown that: “Chiropractic Adjustments to the upper part of the neck can have a Positive Effect on Significantly Lowering Your Blood Pressure for an Extended Period of Time.”¹ While other studies have shown that: Adjustments of the vertebrea in your neck and mid back can stimulate particular nervous system reflexes, causing a decrease in overall heart rate and blood pressure.
In Addition to this, there are Some Other Positive Effects when you engage in regular Chiropractic care.
First, seeing a Chiropractor gives you access to advice from a trained health care professional. In today’s age, the internet is often used as the first place to obtain health information, However, this can often cause an inaccurate Self-Diagnosis, so talking with a trained health care professional about your concerns can make clear many questions you may have.
Second, a Healthcare Practitioner can provide you with the support and guidance you need to change and apply new health strategies.
Third, regular Chiropractic care can also relieve Your Stress, which is also great for your heart! So regular Chiropractic Care Combined with Positive Lifestyle Changes of Proper Nutrition and Exercise can prove to be a Powerful Ally in the Fight Against Heart Disease!
I hope you found this post useful. …Dr. C