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Is the Lockdown Causing Stress on You and Your Family?

Written By Salud Chiropractic on February 10, 2021

Lockdown StressThe lockdown resulting from the pandemic has had adverse socio-economic effects in society due to ongoing issues, including job losses, business failures, and mental challenges associated with those losses.

All the issues outlined above are predisposing factors to anxiety and stress. Social distancing, for instance, may have effects on mental health. The World Health Organization has stated that approximately 93% of countries report disruptions to necessary mental health services thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What Are the Factors Accelerating Lockdown Stress?

The following conditions may expose your family to the risk of lockdown stress:

  • Job losses and business disruptions
  • Financial difficulties
  • Social Separation 
  • Disrupted education structure or lack thereof 


Symptoms of Lockdown Stress

Health practitioners have warned of the most pronounced early signs of lockdown stress. The symptoms may include one or a few of the following:

  • A rise in domestic violence
  • Unusual restlessness and excessive worrying
  • Insomnia
  • Severe anxiety and panic attacks
  • Changes in eating patterns and anorexia
  • Frequent crying and feeling emotional
  • Recurrent headaches and constant bodily pains
  • Increased use of stimulants which may occasionally result in drug abuse
  • Increased complaining
  • Children showing rebellious behavior and introversion
  • For children, pay attention for bedwetting, thumb sucking, and hyperactivity

Chiropractic Treatment of Lockdown Stress

If you or a person closest to you develops one or a few of the symptoms mentioned above, then you’ll want to consider chiropractic treatment to help you better manage your stress. Chiropractic treatment of lockdown stress is a globally recommended approach to restoring mental health during the lockdown period thanks to various treatment methods, including massage therapy and chiropractic adjustments for adults and children. Chiropractic care has been know to help alleviate pressure on the nervous system and helping people cope more effectively with their environment and circumstances

Meet Dr. Angelica Farrell, the Head Chiropractor at Salud Chiropractic in Rohnert Park

The lead chiropractic doctor at Salud Chiropractic clinic, Dr. Angelica Farrell, is highly experienced and knowledgeable in diagnosing and treating spinal cord injury, back pain, whiplash, and allergy treatment

Dr. Angelica Farrell holds a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from the Palmer College of Chiropractic West. Before receiving her degree, she had attended a pre-chiropractic course at Palmer College & San Bernadino Valley College.

Call us today for an appointment and free your family from lockdown stress.

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