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How Does Stress Affect Your Immune System?

Everyone, in this pandemic-stricken world, is dealing with stress. Sadly, stress affects the immune system. 

When you’re under stress, your body produces stress (fight-or-flight) hormones, designed to help you cope with the challenging situation.

When produced in small quantities, the stress hormones are helpful for survival. They strengthen your body in readiness for a fight and they protect from your body from inflammation.

How Stress Affects Your Immune System

Adrenaline and cortisol are the two common hormones your body releases in fight-and-flight situations. Cortisol boosts the immunity. But too much of it can adversely affect your organs.

Prolonged stress also hinders the production of white blood cells. These white blood cells are responsible for fighting infections. If you have low white blood cells, you’ll be vulnerable to diseases.

In addition, the unregulated release of stress hormones can lead to a misalignment in the upper cervical region. This misalignment interferes with the nervous system function and weakens the immune system.

Chiropractic Care and the Immune System

An increasing body of studies suggests that chiropractic care is effective in strengthening the immune system

Upon your first visit to the specific chiropractor’s office, thermal imaging and digital X-ray tests will be conducted. If an upper cervical misalignment is found, the upper cervical chiropractor will offer a chiropractic adjustment and other kinds of care.

This will prevent inflammation and restore function to the central nervous system. 

Has stress been affecting your immune system? Give us a call. Most sufferers of chronic stress feel better after their first few sessions of care.

For the past six years, Dr. Addison Bulosan has provided excellent chiropractic care for sufferers of chronic migraines and other travel-related illnesses. For more information, contact Dr. Addison Bulosan at 296 Alamaha St #C3A, Kahului, HI 96732. Phone: 808-866-6551. Please forward all email inquiries to maui@thespecific.com.  To schedule a free 15-minute consultation, visit maui.thespecific.com/schedule. 

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