We’ve all heard the old adage, “Use it or lose it.” It’s especially true when it comes to joint function.
You’ve darkened your bedroom. It’s quiet. You’ve set the temperature to a comfortable 68 degrees. You’ve avoided eating or exercising before bedtime. You get adjusted regularly to quiet down your nervous system. You’ve avoided the blue light emitted by your digital device. It’s time to fall asleep.
When we explain that physical, chemical and emotional stress is the underlying cause of subluxations, many wonder how emotions can cause spinal misalignments. Yet, our language reveals some common connections.
Do you have a go-to remedy for whatever ails you? Medication? It’s estimated that around 100 million prescriptions are written per year. Talk therapy? Nearly one in four women over the age of 50 take an anti-depressant drug. Over-the-counter pills and potions? These strategies only mask the underlying issue and come with huge risks.