Stress is a major part of most of our lives. Stress can be due to work, relationships, or simply having too much on our plates. Regardless of the cause, we all experience some form of stress in our lives.
- Increased flow to muscles and diverting blood flow to essential organs, such as the heart, brain, lung and liver, while decreasing blood flow to non-essential organs such as the uterus or reproductive organs.
- Increased blood clotting function to prevent excessive blood loss.
- Increased muscle tension to provide the body with extra speed and strength.
All of these responses are beneficial in the short term but long term stress causing these responses can result adverse health concerns.
If you are experiencing:
- chronic pain
- headaches or migraines
- irritability and anger
- depression and anxiety
- fatigue and exhaustion
- neck and shoulder stiffness or pain