Have you ever heard that expression "you're only as healthy as your spine?" No matter which way you slice it, spine health has a big impact on your overall health.
Below are a few ways to boost your spine health to make it a happy and healthy 2019.
The human nervous system is made up the brain and spinal cord, not to mention peripheral nerves -- all of which come together to form the communication system of your body. Chiropractic adjustments optimize your nervous system and clear your neural pathways.
Make Sure to Stay Hydrated
Did you know that every cell in your body needs water to function properly? That also includes cells in your nervous system and your spinal discs (which are filled with fluid and need hydration to function properly). Drink half your body weight in ounces every day.
Cut Down on Stress
Stress can and will take a toll on your body. Obesity, heart disease, diabetes, headaches, depression -- not to mention spinal movement call all be negatively affected by stress. Taking a few new measures like mindful breathing, meditation, or other coping mechanisms or calming tools will improve your ability in dealing with daily stressors.
Contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic if you'd like to know more about how to make spine health a priority. We have a long track record of keeping our patients healthy and well!