Wellness Blog

June 3, 2020

Adaptability is Health

Your ability to adapt to an ever-changing world is being recognised in the field of neuroscience as a key to sustaining health. This ability to adapt is linked to the optimal function of the nervous system, the ability of your brain and body to communicate without interference.  If your lifestyle choices or environment are constantly pushing the nervous system into the survival zone, this will impact your adaptability and therefore slowly begin to erode your health. At first you may not notice it, but as time goes by, at some point, if you are lucky, you will begin […]
May 27, 2020

Gathering the Essentials

During this pandemic, what have you realised you can do without and what things have become more essential to you. I have always believed that my health is the most important and essential thing I have.  That making lifestyle choices that support and promote my optimal function has always been a high value due to this belief. Learning how to structure your life to live out your highest values is not always easy and may take challenging and courageous decisions, even ones that seem to be against popular thinking but it doesn’t necessarily make them wrong. As a […]
May 20, 2020
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Connecting the Dots

From the last blog you now know that chiropractic care supports optimal nervous system function allowing you to handle additional stressors life can throw at you. With regards to the immune system, some circles within science view it as a sensory system of its own as it has clusters of specialised cells strategically located through out the body ready to detect and respond to any foreign threat. This also resembles how your nervous system is the major sensory system of the body and that we could view them as one system or very closely linked systems. In other […]
May 13, 2020

Combating Stress

Chiropractic care has been shown in research to impact brain function in the prefrontal cortex and promote responses in the parasympathetic and sympathetic parts of the autonomic nervous system. OK great….but now in English please! The reason the chiropractic adjustment works is due to its impact on the way your nervous system functions and regulates the body. Because life and lifestyle habits can create stress, your nervous system can get “stuck” in a stress response or survival dominate state. This suppresses the body’s natural healing and repair mechanisms, its innate immune response, increases muscle tension, inflammation, sensitivity to […]

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