From an evolutionary perspective, stress is tied directly to your instinctual fight-or-flight response. Your body is designed to do one or the other and reacts accordingly depending on the situation.
In today’s world, a simple flight-or-fight response is not usually appropriate. You’re often forced to ignore your instincts, and you bottle up these physical and emotional impulses. As a result, your body can't cope with the amount of stress it's internalizing.
Too much stress over long periods can exact a considerable toll on your mental and physical well-being.
One of the trickiest issues in treating stress is the myriad ways it can manifest itself. Every person is different, and the way you cope with external stress may not be the same as how another person deals with the same problems.
However, there are trends in symptoms that can be divided into four categories:
While little can be done to eliminate the outside forces that create stress, there is a lot you can do to cope with it. Dr. Gawith helps you by taking an integrated approach that includes overall wellness and chiropractic techniques.
One of the most important tools in Dr. Gawith’s arsenal is Brain Tap®, a mind development tool that helps you achieve physical, mental, and emotional balance.
Through a perfect symmetry of light and sound, Brain Tap creates a balance between your left and right brains, which leads to less brainwave activity and total relaxation.
Brain Tap involves the following five elements:
To learn more about how Dr. Gawith can help you manage your stress, call or make an appointment online.
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