One of the most troubling outcomes of stress materialises in the number of adults under the influence of antidepressants and mind-altering anti-psychotic medications.
As many as 500,000 people take antidepressants or anti-anxiety pills in Ireland.
A young generation of children bears witness to adults and parents needing dangerous pharmaceutical drugs to cope with daily pressures.
Chiropractors want to educate families on the physical, mental, and emotional dangers of a stress filled routine for both adults and children.
Chiropractic care offers a unique perspective and individualised care that helps curb the severity and course of depression, stress, and anxiety.
The cerebellum is the part of the brain located at the base of the skull. This critical component bears responsibility for posture, balance, coordination, and speech. The cerebellum also directs movement and contributes to emotions, limbic centers, and a person’s thought processes.
Any activity, intervention, or treatment that influences the cerebellum will also influence many other aspects of the body’s well-being and function. Chiropractic helps men, women, and children of all ages with stress-related conditions because of an adjustment’s influence on the cerebellum.
A study done in 2017 determined children under Chiropractic care for wellness experienced less depression, anxiety, fatigue, and pain interference than children who did not receive care.
Chiropractic adjustments pursue the health and wellness of the entire organism by focusing on the nervous system. Residual benefits which occur from the pursuit of spinal health include a reduction in depression, anxiety, and fatigue.
*Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine December 20, 2017
“The Quality of Life of Children Under Chiropractic Care Using PROMIS-25: Results from a Practice-Based Research Network” J Alcantara, AE Lamont, J Ohm