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Chronic Stress Related Pain

sitting at table with headacheFrom workplace woes to family challenges to health struggles, it’s no wonder so many people feel chronically stressed. Chronic stress can affect not only our physical health but also our mood, thoughts, feelings, and behavior.

What Are Some Physical Effects?

Chronic stress tends to manifest physically, often accumulating in specific areas of the body. While individuals may experience stress differently, common areas include the upper traps, lower back, and hips. This physical tension can lead to pain and a range of adverse effects on health, mood, and overall well-being.

Stress-related pain is common, with various triggers leading to discomfort and tension. Understanding the connection between emotional stress and physical pain is crucial for effective management.

The Importance of Taming Tension

Recognizing the importance of addressing stress is a crucial aspect of managing its impact. Ignoring stress can affect mental health, sleep patterns, and overall quality of life. Instead, taking proactive measures to alleviate stress is essential for our long-term well-being.

How We Help at Baywest Medical

When you come in with a stress or strain, or you just overall don’t feel very good we’ll perform a comprehensive exam and look at what structure is bothering you. Based on the findings, we’ll craft a treatment plan.

That could include chiropractic adjustments. It’s important to note that a lot of stress comes from an injury, and when you start dealing with the root cause of it, it goes away, as does a lot of the stress.

One effective stress management technique we recommend is conscious breathing, such as military-inspired box breathing. This technique helps regulate breathing and promotes a sense of control over one’s stress response.

Managing Stress through Conscious Choices

Addressing stress also involves making conscious choices to improve overall health and reduce tension. Here are some healthy stress-busting habits:

  • Engage in physical activity
  • Practice relaxation techniques
  • Incorporate humor
  • Prioritize quality sleep
  • Adopt a healthy diet

Naturally, each person responds differently to stress, so finding the coping strategies that work best for you is essential.

Let Us Help You Manage Stress

If you want to de-stress naturally, we invite you to book an appointment today.


Chronic Stress Related Pain New Port Richey FL | Baywest Medical