Wellness Blog

April 6, 2020

You’re in Control

You hold the power to how you react to the world around you. You cannot control the things others do or situations that happen but you can control how you view them and respond to them. In times of uncertainty it is important that you know what you believe in and how you want to live in this world. As a chiropractor, my studies into the body, how it works, what choices can be made to promote health allows me to have confidence in a health crisis and to live a life without fear. Sickness is the absence […]
March 30, 2020

Don’t Worry Yourself Sick

As a chiropractor, I am always talking to my practice members about looking after 3 main aspects of health. Physical, Chemical and Emotional. With all the upheaval and uncertainty going on at the moment, I am noticing rising levels of fear and anxiety. Yet now, more then ever it is more important to not worry yourself sick. Uncontrolled fear, anxiety and worry does lead to activation of the stress response, which includes the down regulation of the immune response. Adding in all the previous healthy habits I have mentioned in the last 3 blogs are great ways to […]
March 25, 2020

Remain Proactive

In a time of crisis and uncertainty, it is never more important to keep healthy lifestyle habits going. They will become your best protection. As your nervous system controls and co-ordinates all of you. Both body and mind, optimising nervous system function and its ability to adapt to stress is key. Stress that overwhelms can negatively impact any and all functions within the body, including the immune system. Maintaining healthy habits like… Decrease bright lights at night switch to lamps or candles v’s overhead lights in the house after dark use anti-blue light filters on devices or wear […]
March 18, 2020

Immune Offense

The best defence is a good offence. This is a common saying often applied to sports and military action but is it true for our health? With growing fears of catching viruses, have we forgotten that we have been equiped with an amazing defence system called our immune system. In the 1980’s the medical profession finally recognised something the chiropractic profession had been saying for decades. That the immune and nervous systems talk to each other. This means that a healthy nervous system promotes a healthy immune system. So how can you boost your immune offence? Choose lifestyle […]

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