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Can Being Out of Alignment Cause Brain Fog?

We've all experienced those moments of feeling mentally slow, forgetful, or just plain foggy-headed. This is commonly referred to as 'brain fog', a term that encapsulates an array of cognitive dysfunctions. It's often described as a clouding of consciousness or a lack of mental clarity, affecting your ability to think, concentrate, and remember.

Beyond the Spine: Exploring Peripheral Effects of Chiropractic Care on Blood Pressure

Chiropractic care is a healthcare discipline that emphasizes the intrinsic power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery. It focuses on the relationship between the body's structure and its function. Although chiropractic care is often associated with spinal adjustments, its potential effects extend far beyond the spine.

Can Chiropractic Care Help Prevent Cognitive Decline as We Age?

The thought of losing our mental sharpness can be distressing, but is there anything we can do to prevent or slow down this decline? In recent years, there has been growing interest in the role of chiropractic care in maintaining cognitive health as we age.

Understanding the Link Between the Nervous System and Brain Fog

New studies show brain fog often comes from chronic stress, putting our nervous system into overdrive. Your nerves control everything from breathing to mood and thinking. When stress constantly floods the nervous system, it creates unhealthy stress patterns in the nervous system that causes many health and brain problems. Some of these are brain fog, anxiety, and poor quality sleep.

Early Warning Signals of a Stressed Nervous System

The human body is a complex and intricate machine, and at the center of its operations lies the nervous system. This system is responsible for managing and coordinating the activities of the body, making it an essential component of our survival and daily functioning. It consists of two main parts: the central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system, which comprises all the nerves that branch out from the brain and spinal cord and extend to other parts of the body. 

The Role of Spinal Adjustments for Natural Mood Enhancement

Studies show that chiropractic treatment can reduce mood issues such as depression and anxiety. Research reveals that chiropractic care involves approaches that target the body and improve the patient’s state of mind. Here are the details about the role of spinal adjustments in making your mood better.

A Chiropractor's Guide To Gut Health

IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a chronic disorder of the intestines that causes pain, cramping constipation or diarrhea and urgency. There are things that can affect this problem-hormones, stress level, diet and stress patterns in the brain. 70% of IBS suffers have had severe food poisoning at some time in their life.

Addressing Long-Term Relief for Chronic Muscle Spasms

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons defines muscle spasms as a health condition in which the muscles tighten or stiffen. People with this diagnosis experience abnormal fluid movements. Muscles tend to resist stretching and stay in a contracted state, which inhibits movement, gait, and even speech.

The Link Between Anxiety and Chronic Pain

Are you wondering what the link is between anxiety and chronic pain and how they interact? Read on to find out how anxiety can lead to physical pain and the cognitive effects of chronic pain.

How Dementia Affects the Body

Did you know that approximately 5 million people aged 65 and above were reported to have dementia in 2014? According to estimates, that number is predicted to rise and reach around 14 million by 2060.

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