Structural stress is a stress that is a physical entity on the human body. Some examples of structural stress are, vertebral subluxations, tight muscles, weak muscles, postural imbalances, torn ligaments, herniated discs, broken bones, enlarged organs, undersized organs, nerve damage, cuts and abrasions to name a few. These types of structural stress inhibit the body from performing at it’s optimal potential.
When any one of these structural stresses occur, pain may not always follow immediately. It may take some time for these stresses to build up. If over time some of these stresses have been neglected, our body will usually let us know something is wrong. Pain, aches, soreness, and an inability to move through our normal ranges of motion are usually the resulting factors that make us aware of an already existing issue.
There are a variety of ways that these structural stresses can occur such as the following:
- slip and fall accidents
- automobile accidents
- improper posture
- repetitive motions
- sleeping wrong
- improper work station ergonomics
- a lack of stretching
- and many other ways
Structural stress is one of the 6 STRESSES OF HEALTH that can inhibit a person from functioning at their optimal health.
The word “emotion” actually means energy in motion. Thus, all of our thoughts and ideas can be best described as feelings that produces energy, whether it be good or bad, happy or sad. Remember what it feels like to win a contest, experience the birth of a child, get a good grade on a test, have a first kiss? These are all examples that bring you emotional joy and make us physically feel strong, empowering, and on top of the world. Now think about the loss of a pet, getting fired from your job, the loss of a loved one, or an argument with a friend or spouse. These are all examples that bring you emotional heartache, sorrow, or anger and make our body feel physically weak and tired. Thus, our emotional thoughts and feelings affect our physical health.
When we are emotionally stressed, our muscles tighten up, our gut wrenches, our heart rate increases, our breathing becomes shallow, we get ulcers, so on and so forth. These are examples that show us that how we deal with emotional stress produces a direct correlation with what happens to our body and how it functions.
Our brain is like a giant computer. Through all of our daily activities, interactions with people, and emotions we express, our nervous system is making files of these events and expressions and storing them in our “hard drive”or brain. Routine events that seem not to impact us too much occur and these remain in our CONSCIOUS mind. They will eventually get discarded into the recycle bin or waste can so our brain can continue processing more information. Traumatic, stressful, and negative events however, can stay with us and they may not be discarded into the recycle bin or waste can . They may get stored into our “hard drive” or our SUBCONSCIOUS mind.
Think of these items as computer files that are infected with a virus. If viruses are left in your hard drive and go unnoticed, over time, they can wear your computer down until the point that your computer can no longer function properly. Just because you may not see a virus on the monitor does not mean that it is not destroying your computer’s hard drive. The same scenario occurs within our brain and body. Over time, if these negative thoughts, traumatic events and unhappy feelings go suppressed in our SUBCONSCIOUS mind, or hard drive, they will continue to build and build until the point that they shut our body down. By this time, it’s too late! Our body has let us know that something is wrong. We become sick, get ulcers, headaches, neck and back pain, diarrhea, constipation, etc. This can even lead to more serious conditions such as immune disorders, digestive disorders (ulcerative colitis, chron’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome) cancer, diabetes, and much more.
Expression of optimal health can not truly be achieved until these harmful patterns of emotion are recognized and dealt with properly.
WHY NOT REMOVE THE EMOTIONAL STRESS OR TRAUMA FROM YOUR “HARD DRIVE” BEFORE IT ENDS UP DESTROYING YOU?
At Florida Chiropractic Clinics, Inc. we utilize a variety of different methods and techniques to “clean your hard drive” or dis-connect the emotional stresses, patterns, and thoughts that you have built up inside of you so your body can function at it’s optimal level.
Research has shown that electric pollution is killing us. They fear overhead power lines, air wave communication, florescent lights, computers, hair dryers, and other electrical appliances are affecting our health and energy.
Think of all the items that emit electromagnetic energy that we utilize or surround us:
- Cell phones
- Video Games
- Tanning Booths
- Alarm Clocks
- Water Beds
- Electric Blankets
- Power Lines
The earth is a giant magnet with a north and a south pole. Researcher’s tell us it was previously measured at 4 Gauss (a unit of magnetic strength). Now the earth’s magnetic influence is only ½ Gauss which according to some researchers is due to atomic bombs, technological innovations, and the electrical pollution we are producing. As human beings, we have been measured at 1 Gauss. Therefore, we are literally being drained. The electromagnetic energy within our bodies exists at a very delicate balance.
As humans we have an energy field that surrounds us. Our energy field is our first line of defense; even before our immune system. So it is very important for us to preserve or upgrade our own energy field to protect us.
Many people feel weak, have headaches, or just feel ill and tired when they are bombarded by the aforementioned items that emit electromagnetic energy. They may never feel as good as they would like to. It may be this electromagnetic energy interfering with their own energy field that is causing these feelings or symptoms.
Some people may be more sensitive than others when it comes to these sources of electromagnetic pollution. We are individuals and what may harm one may not harm the other. Some people’s energy fields are stronger than others for various reasons.
In today’s society, we cannot do away with all of these electromagnetic bombardments. We can however protect ourselves. A simple multi-polar magnet, no bigger than a credit card, can energize or boost our energy field and protect us from this harmful electromagnetic pollution. We recommend those people that need protection and that are affected by this to wear these magnets all the time.
For those individuals who may need a little more than just a credit card sized magnet, we offer
some additional devices that can add a little more strength in polarity for you to still carry in a pocket or larger ones to place in your home.
HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU NEED A MULTI-POLAR MAGNET TO PROTECT YOU FROM BEING AFFECTED BY ELECTROMAGNETIC POLLUTION
Contact us and we’ll not only tell you but show you!
Chemical stress is one of the 6 Stresses of Health that may not allow a person to achieve their optimal health potential. Chemical stress can also be closely classified as “Nutritional Stress.” Our body requires certain substances in order to, not only function, but also to thrive. We normally get these substances through our diet. Just as an automobile needs fuel to run, our body needs fuel to run also. If your car takes unleaded fuel and you give it diesel, it won’t take too long for your car to run down and no longer work. If you give a higher quality of gasoline such as premium unleaded vs. regular unleaded to your automobile, your vehicle’s performance will be improved to it’s optimal level.
Our body functions in the same way. We need to deliver to our body adequate substances that will fuel up our energy tanks to take on the demand of everyday activities and encounters. This is the reason we need to eat a well balanced diet, that is right for us as an individual. Essential substances in our diet should include vitamins and minerals, water, protein, and carbohydrates to name a few. We can get these items by engaging in a diet that is plentiful in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, poultry, and meat. Supplying our body with these substances will give us the energy and fuel we require to function at our optimal levels.
The over-utilization of medications can result in another type of chemical stress. Many times a medication that is prescribed for us may perform it’s specified duty but create another problem in our health. If compounded with more medication, this can not only lead to addictions, but it can also lead to becoming chemically toxic which can stress other organs and other systems of our body. Many times prescription medications can make us chemically toxic and can block the uptake of certain essential vitamins and minerals that are essential for our body’s optimal performance.
The following are a list of the most common items that can create chemical stress in our body:
- prescription drugs
- artificial sweeteners
- fast food
Minimizing chemical stress by fueling our body with the proper nutrients and avoiding the aforementioned chemical stressors can allow our body to achieve it’s optimal potential…and please remember, “WE TRULY ARE WHAT WE EAT!”…we become and are a direct result of what we put in our body!
Allergies / Chemical Sensitivities
Many people suffer from a variety of environmental allergies such as, mold, fungus, pollen, grass, hay, animal hair/dander, and bee stings etc.
Many people suffer from food allergies or food sensitivities such as, wheat, dairy, soy, corn, tomatoes, potatoes, peanuts, sugar and seafood. Some of these items you may actually be sensitive or have an allergy to. But for some of these items, your body may not be producing enough of certain digestive enzymes to break these foods down. Thus they can go undigested into the gut.
Many people suffer from a variety of chemical sensitivities, such as, gasoline, perfumes, food dyes/colors, food preservatives, such as Monosodium Glutamate, better known as MSG, soaps, and cleaning products.
Whether it be foods, environmental pollutants, or chemical sensitivities, they all can be irritating to individuals and cause people to undergo an allergic response. Allergic responses can cause itching, sneezing, mucus production, tearing, bloating flu-like symptoms, and more severe responses such as headaches, digestive disturbances, back pain, vomiting, swelling, and Anaphylactic shock. All of these symptoms are due to the body undergoing an adverse chemical response when these specific stimuli surround us, are ingested, or inhaled. Put more simply, object A when inhaled, ingested, or too close to us produces symptom(s) B.
WHAT IF THOSE SAME STIMULI THAT YOU ARE ALLERGIC OR SENSITIVE TO DIDN’T MAKE YOUR BODY PRODUCE THOSE ADVERSE CHEMICAL REACTIONS?
WHAT IF YOUR BODY DIDN’T GIVE YOU ALLERGY SYMPTOMS?
WHAT IF YOU COULD MAKE YOUR BODY ABLE TO EAT THOSE FOODS YOU WERE ONCE ALLERGIC TOO?… WEAR OR BE AROUND THOSE PERFUMES YOU LIKE TO SMELL?… GO OUTSIDE DURING POLLEN SEASON AND NOT BE AFFECTED?
It is all possible now!!! Your body can be “reprogrammed” to no longer be affected by these stimuli you are allergic or sensitive too. A few simple treatments and procedures can get you back to no headaches, no runny nose, no tearing eyes, no swollen throat, no sinus congestion. Let’s tell your body that object A DOES NOT produce symptoms B.
IT CAN BE DONE AND IT’S DONE IN OUR OFFICE!
“The air we breathe, the absolute necessity of life, is contaminated with the exhaust fumes from road traffic, the invisibly tiny particles that fly off tires and nestle in your lungs, the residues of aircraft fuel descending from the sky and the poisonous fumes of countless industrial procedures belching out of factory chimneys or from neighborhood dry cleaning establishments. Water, another basic essential of life is just as bad. It’s contaminated with chlorine and fluoride and with the residues of a wide variety of drugs, which resist all existing purification techniques (except distillation). And Industrial and Agricultural run-off contaminates our rivers and lakes.
Electrical pollution such as cell phones, microwaves, cell phone and radar antennae, microwaves, television sets and computers are the latest additions to environmental pollutants that increase our toxicity levels.
Food processing with chemical additives, artificial flavors, colors and dyes, as well as preservatives, commonly called “Food Cosmetics” are used for the purpose of extending the shelf life almost indefinitely, making the products look more attractive and substituting artificial flavors for the missing ones. These are added to our food solely for the purpose of serving the profit centered interests of the manufacturers and have nothing to do with healthy nutrition.
Highly poisonous pesticides, fungicides, herbicides and other chemicals used in commercial agriculture leave residues on the plants that become our food. Many of these poisons permeate the produce and cannot be removed by washing.
And lastly, one of the biggest contributors of all, to our toxicity accumulation problem, are the pharmaceutical and drug companies. There are millions of synthetic drugs being prescribed to us for every condition known to man. These drugs may fix or “cover up” the problem you are experiencing but at what expense? The list of side effects to these drugs can be quite extensive, which will warrant a need for more drugs to cover up the side effects those drugs have caused. This can create a never-ending cycle. ALL DRUGS HAVE SIDE EFFECTS and can damage the human body.
These are just some examples of the variety of methods we accumulate toxins in our bodies. There are thousands of other ways we surround ourselves with, and accumulate poisons that are slowly killing us.
Our detoxifying organs; the kidneys, the liver, the bowels and colon, the lungs, the skin, the gall bladder and our lymphatic system are all in place to help rid us of unnecessary waste and toxicity accumulation. However, with today’s demanding lifestyle, enhanced food, environmentally polluted, and technologically advanced world, even an intelligent machine like our bodies, needs help to keep us thriving and experiencing good health. WE NEED HELP AND THE BODY NEEDS A BREAK! We need to be more aware of how we are destroying ourselves and the environment that surrounds us. WE MUST AID OUR BODY IN BECOMING HEALTHIER BY DETOXIFYING THESE POISONS WE HAVE ACCUMULATED.
What would happen if you put diesel fuel in your gasoline engine?
What would happen if you never changed your car’s oil?
What would happen if you never changed your car’s oil and air filters?
BAD THINGS WOULD EVENTUALLY OCCUR TO YOUR CAR AND BAD THINGS WILL EVENTUALLY OCCUR IF YOU DON’T HELP YOUR BODY FILTER OUT THE TOXINS YOU’VE ACCUMULATED OVER THE YEARS!!!
Excerpt taken from Healing the Gerson Way: Charlotte Gerson with Baeta Bishop, Chapter 3 “Knowing The Enemy, pgs.17
FLORIDA CHIROPRACTIC CLINICS
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St. Petersburg, FL 33708
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Florida Chiropractic Clinics is located in the Greater Tampa Bay region of Florida’s Gulf Coast serving the community with Chiropractor, Dr. Yingling.
Conveniently situated in St. Petersburg of Pinellas County, our location gives us access to Clearwater, Largo, Seminole, Pinellas Park, Gulfport, and the neighboring beach communities of Madeira, Redington, Indian Rocks/Shores, and Belleair.