A Drugless Approach to Anxiety and Depression

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A Drugless Approach to Anxiety and Depression

Hi Everyone!

May is Mental Health Month and we our H2H was on helping anxiety and depression. Below are our notes and corresponding video. We also have in-office specials which you can view below.

Why are we as Chiropractors talking about mental health?

Current research is showing that chiropractic care alone can increase brain function by 50%!

How does someone’s mental health impact their body and current state of health?  

Humans are the only animals who regularly experience a stress response without an actual stressor present.

- How many adults have depression? Over 6.8 million American adults have an anxiety disorder.

- How many adults have anxiety? Over 40 million adults over 18 have anxiety.

Depression

1. Studies have repeatedly shown antidepressants work no better than placebo for mild to moderate depression, yet carry a significant risk of side effects

2. Depression is likely the result of multiple environmental and biological factors, including faulty mood regulation by the brain, genetic vulnerability, stressful life events, nutrition, medications and medical problems, among others

Anxiety

1. What is it? Fear or nervousness of what might happen.

2. Body Signals: signs of apprehension, restlessness, upset stomach, short of breath, fatigue, insomnia, increase heart rate, sweating, and many others.

Some of the best ways to combat anxiety and depression:

A. Chiropractic- Brain and body connection

B. Fat – Get your oil checked.

C. Minerals

D. B Vitamins

E. Exercise

F. Clean Eating

G. Gut Health

May In-Office Specials:

Li-Zyme Forte- 10 % off- Vegetable source of lithium to relax the nervous system. Take 1-6/day with meals.

Celtic Sea Salt- All salts 10 % off. Minerals from the ocean; sprinkle liberally on breakfast, lunch, dinner- ¼ tsp. in 20 oz. water.

Food Stressor Assessment- This month only $50 (normally $75) - this is a bio-communication assessment which will show what foods your body may be sensitive to.  A great tool to see how else you can improve your digestion naturally!





The Drugless Approach to Anxiety and Depression

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Hi Everyone!

Our March "Half-Hour to Health" was on a subject in which we have helped many of our practice members overcome with chiropractic and nutrition: Anxiety & Depression.

Below are our notes and the video with Dr. Bob. Please pass this on to anyone who you know can benefit!

The Drugless Approach to Anxiety and Depression

Why are we as Chiropractors talking about mental health?  

Brain & Nervous System – Current research is showing that chiropractic care alone can increase brain function by 20-50%!

How does someone’s mental health impact their body and current state of health?  

Humans are the only animals who regularly experience a stress response without an actual stressor present.

- How many adults have depression? Estimated that over 3 million American adults have depression

- How many adults have anxiety? Over 40 million adults over 18 have anxiety.

- Research shows 1 out of 7 U.S. children aged 2 to 8 years had a diagnosed mental, behavioral, or developmental disorder (MBDD), from CDC.

Depression:

1. Studies have repeatedly shown antidepressants work no better than placebo for mild to moderate depression, yet carry a significant risk of side effects.

2. Depression is likely the result of multiple environmental and biological factors, including faulty mood regulation by the brain, genetic vulnerability, stressful life events, nutrition, medications and medical problems, among others.

Anxiety

- What is it? Fear or nervousness of what might happen. Fear of the unknown?

- Body Signals: signs of apprehension, restlessness, upset stomach, shortness of breath, fatigue, insomnia, increase heart rate, sweating, and many others.

Best ways to combat anxiety and depression (NATURALLY):

A. Chiropractic

B. Omega 3 – (Optimal EFA, Bio-Omega 3, Flax Oil)

C. Magnesium

D. B Vitamins

E. Exercise

F. Clean Eating – vegetables, proteins, good fats

G. Gut Health

Upcoming Westlake Events:

April Half Hour to Health: How to improve your breathing and allergies naturally!

Weds. April 4th at NOON and Thurs. APRIL 5th at 6 PM – No registration required!

Monday April 16th @ 6PM- Create a breast health strategy!  Come learn more about a different approach to breast health and the innovative technology of Breast Thermography.

Help us reach our community!  Who do you know that would benefit from this information?  Do you have a business that would be interested in having us speak?  Contact us, info@druglessdrs.com to schedule us for your next event.

The Drugless Doctors | March 2018

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Hi Everyone!

We're (hopefully) in winter's final stretch, but who knows what Cleveland has up their sleeve, right? Regardless, we have a great month planned, including our Half-Hour to Health on March 7th at noon and March 8th at 6p, both at our Westlake practice.

This month will be focusing on a drugless approach to anxiety and depression. Did you know over 40 million Americans have symptoms of these two conditions? Our core focus in chiropractic is to help your brain work properly with the body. We also provide additional support with personalized nutrition, which we will go into more detail at our March H2H.

In-Office Specials

Li-Zyme Forte – This is a vegetable-based lithium product. It is especially helpful in balancing out our neurochemistry and can have a relaxing effect on the body especially in times of severe stress and anxiety.

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Celtic Sea Salt – ALL Products on specials – Celtic Sea Salt is a beneficial blend of mineral salt that helps provide the body with the nutrients that it would not get on its own.  Most people misunderstand salt and think it is not healthy. However, Celtic Sea Salt is the opposite; our body needs salt and what better way to get it than its most natural form.

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Hair Analysis: In-Depth

Have you ever considered getting a hair analysis? This test provides a mineral blueprint of your biochemistry, metabolic rate, energy levels, sugar and carbohydrate tolerance, stage of stress, immune system and glandular activity.  If you are interested in having this test done, please touch base with the team or doctors at your next office visit.

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March Events

March 7 - H2H @ Westlake Office. 12 pm. Topic: A Drugless Approach To Anxiety and Depression!

March 8 - H2H @ Westlake Office. 6 pm. Topic: A Drugless Approach To Anxiety and Depression!

March 13 - Dr. Bob @ French Creek YMCA Community Room. 1-2pm. Topic: How to Detox Naturally.

Mar 15 -  Faster Results Workshop 6 pm - Helping our members get the fastest results in and outside the office @ Westlake office

Lastly, do you have a business or organization that could benefit from hearing a personalized talk about health? Having subpar health in an organization is one of the leading causes of lack of production and happiness as a group.  \If you are interested in having our team do a presentation on a variety of topics including: stress, energy, eating well on a budget and many more, please contact drcasen@druglessdrs.com!

 

How To: Stress Less During the Holidays

How to do approach the Christmas season? Is your calendar booked with something each night of the week? Spending time with friends and family is one of the focal points during this season, but we have found that stress levels can also be at an unreasonably high level during this time as well. Dr. Bob shared his tips to help us stress-less on our sister site, druglessdoctor.com & we have them here for you today:

I have read that stress creates over 80% of all sickness and disease today. Due to all of the instant gratification, stimulation and communication in society today it seems that the days tend to fly by! I know from my own perspective the week skips from Monday to Friday in a blink. Our schedules are filled with day to day chores, family and personal responsibilities and opportunities to help our friends, relatives and co-workers.

For the purpose of this entry, we will focus on two general responses to stress. There can be a positive stress, celebrating a victory or a negative one – living with the consequences of a mis-step or reset. People living today, and this is a general statement, receive happiness from the positive response and appear to be taught from the negative ones. Unfortunately, the consequences of a negative stress often times can create distress for years and even generations.

Stress has a variety of impact possibilities to the physiology of the body; it literally cause a pit in your stomach, hives on your skin, loose stools, hair loss, sleepless nights, dry mouth, back pain, headaches, “tics” and about five hundred other responses. So, what does stress really do; it literally pushes buttons that speed up the adrenal gland causing more cortisol which races the heart, increases blood pressure, burns muscle and starts your metabolism running.  How you handle the stress impacts your immune system response. Stress impacts several areas in the body and has a negative impact on your health especially when it is constant and sustained as some of you may endure during the Christmas season.

Stress tends to cause an acid pH which burns up your minerals. It is wise to add additional minerals from the beginning of November until the spring time. We use Multi Mins™, three to six a day on an empty stomach. Body signals for mineral need would include cold sores, leg cramps at night, itchy skin, legs twitching in bed, craving salt and/or sugar.

Stress exhausts the adrenal glands which is a very important natural pain reliever, hormone maker and blood sugar controller. Adrenal fatigue is common with the additional hours, schedules and commitments during the holiday season. I encourage our patients to take two ADB5™ upon waking and two at noon. Body signal for exhausted adrenal function include dizzy from a sit to a stand position, craving sugar or salt, back going out easy, a need to wear sunglasses, pain and inflammation.

Stress during the Christmas season tends to rapidly burn through B vitamins; you may notice sore muscles, difficulty in staying asleep, crying easy, noise sensitivity.  B vitamins are also exhausted additionally with sugar consumption. I encourage our patients to take three Bio-B Complex™ a day for three months. If you notice pain after snow shoveling you would be wise to substitute the Bio-B Complex to Bio-B 100’s™, four to six a day. The Bio-B Complex is very potent and should only be taken for three months at the maximum.

About: The Drugless Doctors is a chiropractic and nutrition-based wellness practice located in Westlake and Elyria, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland.