Psychologoical Vs Stress


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Psychologoical Vs Stress

  1. 1. ADVANCED HEALTH and WELLNESS TRAINING 30 minutes to RECLAIM YOUR LIFE LIFE STYLE versus STRESS Presented by: Dr. Paul Juszczyk Contact Info: Juszczyk Chiropractic – A Creating Wellness Center (513)932-2955
  2. 2. What is Stress???  A force that causes change in your life.
  3. 3. Remember…  Stress comes in 3 dimensions and can be positive or negative.
  4. 4. The 3 Dimensions of Stress Physical Biochemical Psychologica l
  5. 5. Positive Psychological Stress Examples <ul><li>Loving relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishing an important goal or task </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy self-esteem </li></ul><ul><li> Doing something good for yourself (When was the last time you did?) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Negative Psychological Stress Examples  Financial troubles  Stress in relationships  Low self-esteem  Chaos and disorganization
  7. 7. To Increase Positive Psychological Stress… <ul><li>Have a routine where you quiet your mind, relax and contemplate what you are thankful for in life. </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise, which is closely associated with causing increased psychological well-being. </li></ul><ul><li>Chiropractic care helps to relieve stress and improve psychological states. </li></ul><ul><li>Work on improving self-esteem – we recommend the book: The 6 Pillars of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden, Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li> Take some time, even if it is minimal, for yourself each day. </li></ul>
  8. 8. To Reduce Negative Psychological Stress <ul><li>Be conscious of what things are causing stress in your life and address them rather than avoid them (i.e., relationship and financial issues). “Avoidance” is a common, but misguided, reaction to things that cause psychological stress. </li></ul><ul><li>Stop consuming foods that make you feel tired or edgy (i.e., sugar and caffeine). </li></ul><ul><li>Balance watching the depressing news shows and reading the newspapers with inspirational and positive programming or reading. </li></ul><ul><li> Make a list - finish all those incomplete tasks and projects! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Health Effects of Negative Psychological Stress <ul><li> Psychoneuroimmunology (one of health science’s hottest topics) </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Psycho means – mind or mental processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Neuro means – nervous system processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Immuno means – immune system processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Therefore, psychoneuroimmunology is the study of the relationship between psychological stresses, the nervous system and the immune system. It is known that psychological stress leads to changes in nervous system function which in turn compromises immune function and the ability to express health and well-being. As providers of chiropractic services, this issue is a major focus of what we do and why we do it. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Health Effects of Negative Psychological Stress <ul><li>It causes high blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>( according to some researchers ) It is the strongest indicator of a heart attack </li></ul><ul><li>It is strongly related to depression </li></ul><ul><li>It “rewires” the brain and affects the way the brain functions </li></ul><ul><li> It causes depressed immune function and decreases our ability to fight disease and infection </li></ul>Research Shows …
  11. 11. Health Effects of Negative Psychological Stress <ul><li>People with “explosive tempers” have much more calcium in their coronary arteries, putting them at a higher risk for heart attack than people who seldom blow-up when angry. </li></ul><ul><li>It can lead to obesity. </li></ul>Research Shows …
  12. 12. Wellness & Chiropractic What’s your wellness quotient? Chiropractic adjustments help to dissipate the negative effects of psychological stress in the body. It is important to get your wellness quotient & spine checked while making these life-saving lifestyle changes.
  13. 13. Commit! <ul><li>Focus on improving your lifestyle in the psychological dimension. </li></ul><ul><li> Set specific goals for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> What you will do </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> When you will do it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What outcomes you are looking for and the specific timelines for them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let us help you make your move to a better life! </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Thanks for attending our class. We have a special offer for you!