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How Does Chiropractic Care Help Your Heart? – February is American Heart Month

How Does Chiropractic Care Help Your Heart? February is American Heart MonthFebruary is American Heart Month. Since Heart Disease continues to be is our Nation’s #1 Killer and is the Greatest Burden on Our Health Care System Today (Costing the United States of America Billions of Dollars Each Year in Health Care Costs and is showing No Signs of Stopping)! So, There is No Better Time to Tell You About the importance of Your Heart Health!

Although Your Family History and Genetics do have a part, Most of the commonly known, Lifestyle Choices that are Risk Factors like, smoking, excessive weight, stress, lack of physical activity, and diets high in saturated fat, for example, are Under Your Control.

You can read Two of my Previous Post Series: Family Fitness HERE and Healthy Aging HERE for More information on this and also, The American Heart Association has Valuable Resources to Help You Educate Yourself on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. So, please feel free to visit their site HERE to learn even more about heart disease causes and prevention.

You probably are aware that Diet and Exercise are Key Factors in Preventing Heart Disease. However, you probably are Not Aware that Chiropractic Treatment may Also Be Used to Fight Against Heart Disease!

Research has shown that: “Chiropractic Adjustments to the upper part of the neck can have a Positive Effect on Significantly Lowering Your Blood Pressure for an Extended Period of Time.”¹ While other studies Have Shown that: Adjustments of the bones in your neck and lower back can Stimulate Particular Nervous System Reflexes, Causing a Decrease in Overall Heart Rate and Blood Pressure.

In Addition to this, there are Some Other Positive Effects when you engage in Regular Chiropractic Treatments.

First, seeing a Chiropractor Gives You Access to Advice from a Trained Health Care Professional. In Today’s Age, the internet is often used as the first place to obtain health information, However, this can Often Cause an inaccurate Self-Diagnosis, so talking with a Trained Health Care Professional about Your Concerns can Make Clear many Questions You may Have.

Second, a Healthcare Practitioner can Provide You with the Support and Guidance You Need to Change and Apply New Health Strategies.

And Third, Regular Chiropractic Care can also Relieve Your Stress, which is Also Great for Your Heart!

So Regular Chiropractic Treatment Combined with Positive Lifestyle Changes of Proper Nutrition and Exercise can Prove to be a Powerful Ally in the Fight Against Heart Disease!

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¹ Journal of Human Hypertension 21, 347-352 Atlas Vertebrae realignment and achievement of arterial pressure goal in hypertensive patients: a pilot study. G Bakris et al. {pub. May 2007}.

2 Responses to How Does Chiropractic Care Help Your Heart? – February is American Heart Month
  1. Chiropractor Buford
    March 9, 2010 | 10:42 am

    Chiropractic care is generally safe if it can be applied skillfully and appropriately. I happen to like this natural method because it has little to no side effects as traditional treatment methods.

    • Dr Jon P Heins
      March 9, 2010 | 4:17 pm

      Thank you, Dr. Carter for stopping by and commenting.
      I really appreciate the input.
      And yes when compared to ‘traditional’ treatments Chiropractic Care has little to no side effects.

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