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Fatigue is an extreme feeling of tiredness that can either come and go or become a chronic condition.  It can be a frustrating feeling to live with because it affects overall quality of life, often keeping those battling fatigue from doing the things they love.  While it may feel like it is out of your control, chiropractic care has been shown to help combat fatigue and increase overall health and wellness.

What Causes Fatigue?

Fatigue can be caused by an improper diet, lack of sleep, or even mental illness.  Emotional stress can also lead to symptoms of fatigue.  You may be doing everything right, such as eating a balanced diet, exercising, and even getting enough sleep each night, but it’s much harder to control mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, or stress caused by our surroundings.  While it can feel like a hopeless situation, be encouraged that chiropractic has been shown to help combat fatigue.  Whether you have trouble sleeping, have high stress levels from an intense job, or feel overwhelmed from circumstances beyond your control, such as a relationship or financial stress, a Franklin chiropractor can help you fight fatigue and improve your overall health, leading to a happier, healthier lifestyle.

How Can Chiropractic Help My Fatigue?

Prescription medication is usually the first course of action for health-related issues causing fatigue.  However, medication is only a band aid masking the problem for a short time. Additionally, medications come with the risk of harmful side effects. Chiropractic care is a natural and safe solution for combatting fatigue that treats the root cause of the issue.  Spinal misalignments can cause nerve interference that doesn’t allow the brain and spinal cord to properly communicate with the rest of the body, leading to poor function of the body’s systems.  This can cause a myriad of problems that lead to fatigue. For example, improper hormone function will lead to an imbalance that affects sleep habits. Poor digestion or metabolic function can lead to weight gain that causes depression and fatigue. It is imperative that the body is functioning at optimal levels and Franklin chiropractor Dr. Devan Arman can aid in improving function that will decrease fatigue.  Gentle chiropractic adjustments will remove misalignments and nerve interference so that your body can once again function as it should.  Studies have shown that those battling Chronic Fatigue Syndrome often have a spinal misalignment in the Atlas vertebra near the top of the spine.  Dr. Devan Arman of Unity Chiropractic can remove the misalignment, restoring the body’s balance and giving you back the energy you desire.

Has Chiropractic Helped Fight Fatigue in Others?

Multiple studies have shown that chiropractic absolutely works to combat fatigue symptoms!  One study looked at a 30-year-old man with chronic fatigue symptoms, headaches, depression, loss of energy, and acid reflux.  After consistent chiropractic care, both his physical and mental states improved drastically, improving his overall health and quality of life. If you are tired of feeling tired and are looking to increase your energy levels, schedule an appointment with Dr. Devan Arman of Unity Chiropractic today and find out more about how Franklin chiropractic care can help fight symptoms of fatigue.

 

Sources

Berg, B. “Resolution of Fatigue, Malaise & Depression in a 30-Year-Old Male Following Subluxation-Based Chiropractic Care Utilizing Gonstead Technique: A Case Study.”Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research, 2016 Feb: 10-20. http://vertebralsubluxation.sharepoint.com/Pages/2016_1386_fatiguemalaise.aspx

Woodfield, H.C., Dickholtz, M. “Quality of Life Improvement in Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Following Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care.” Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research, 2012 Dec: 92-99. http://uppercervicalsubluxation.sharepoint.com/Pages/2012_1226_cfs.aspx

Woodfield, C., Dickholtz, M. “Improvement in Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Following Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care: A Prospective Clinical Study.” Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research, 2012 Dec: 92-99. https://www.vertebralsubluxationresearch.com/2012/12/11/improvement-in-quality-of-life-in-patients-with-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-following-upper-cervical-chiropractic-care-a-prospective-clinical-study/.