How Chiropractic Affects Stress

Do you know what controls your heart rate, your digestion, your reproductive cycles and all the other functions of your body you don't think about? It's your autonomic nervous system (ANS). Autonomic is kind of like automatic and that's how all these things happen. Automatically without you having to think about them. There are actually two divisions of the ANS. The sympathetic and the parasympathetic. The sympathetic is the stress response. It causes your heart rate to increase, your breathing to quicken and shallow, your blood sugar level to increase and for blood to move away from your digestive and reproductive organs. The parasympathetic does just the opposite, essentially calmin

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