Tackling Nervous System Dysregulation for Lasting Health

Talking Nervous System Dysregulation for Lasting Health

If you are a parent of a child who is struggling with chronic health issues, such as digestive problems, sleep disturbances, anxiety, or intense emotions, you’re likely familiar with the frustration of trying numerous remedies without success.  Despite taking your child to see specialists, trying medications, and making lifestyle changes, you’re left without answers. 

 

What if we told you that the key to unlocking these answers lies within the nervous system? 

 

This blog is for you! Parents who are sick of temporary fixes and want to uncover the root cause of your child’s chronic health issues. By gaining a deeper understanding, you can help them find lasting relief and wellness. 

 

Let’s dig into what Nervous System Dysregulation is, what its underlying causes are, and how it appears in both children and adults. Most importantly, how Neurologically-Focused Chiropractic Care can help in identifying, measuring, and addressing this often overlooked condition. 

What is Nervous System Dysregulation?

Nervous System Dysregulation refers to a malfunction or imbalance within the nervous system that disrupts its ability to effectively regulate responses to stimuli. This disruption can present itself in various ways and impact physical, psychological, and cognitive functions in your child. 

 

Nervous System Dysregulation differs from a specific disease. Rather than a clear pathological process, it represents a disruption of normal functioning that, if left unaddressed, can lead to more serious disorders over time.

 

Understanding the root causes of Nervous System Dysregulation is crucial for effectively addressing and managing it. Several factors contribute to this condition, many of which we commonly encounter as Neurologically-Focused Chiropractors:

 

  • Preconception and Prenatal Stress: The stress experienced by parents before and during pregnancy can affect the development of the baby’s nervous system
  • Birth Trauma: Interventions such as forceps delivery, vacuum extraction, or c-sections can impact the nervous system by causing injury to the upper neck and brainstem that house the vagus nerve.
  • Environmental Triggers: Exposure to environmental toxins and stressors can disrupt neurological function. 
  • Lifestyle Factors: Diet, physical activity levels, and excessive screen time can all play a role in Nervous System Dysregulation 

 

Recognizing the Symptoms of Nervous System Dysregulation

 

You may observe a range of symptoms associated with nervous system dysfunction in your child. These can manifest in various ways: 

 

  • Physical: Chronic pain, digestive issues, headaches, and other bodily ailments may indicate underlying Nervous System Dysregulation
  • Cognitive: Memory problems, difficulty concentrating, and learning challenges can stem from neurological imbalances
  • Emotional: Mood swings, anxiety, and emotional dysregulation may be linked to dysfunction of the nervous system. 
  • Behavioral: Changes in sleep patterns, social withdrawal, and other behavioral changes can be signs of underlying neurological issues.

 

Nervous System Dysregulation isn’t limited to one specific disorder but is associated with a range of conditions, including sensory processing disorder, autism, anxiety, constipation, immune system challenges, and sleep issues.

 

Exploring Neurologically-Focused Pediatric Chiropractic Care

 

If you are seeking out drug-free options to support your child’s nervous system health, Neurologically-Focused Pediatric Chiropractic Care is a perfect care option. Our approach focuses on restoring optimal function and balance to the nervous system, with an emphasis on activating and restoring the function of the vagus nerve

 

The PX Docs network uses advanced technology called INSiGHT Scans to access neurological function. These scans can detect, quantify, and locate subluxation patterns disrupting communication within the nervous system, allowing for personalized care plans tailored to your child’s unique needs. 

 

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Highest Health Chiropractic today to make your child an appointment for a consultation with one of our trained and ready pediatric and family chiropractors! By addressing the root causes of Nervous System Dysregulation and providing specific, Neurologically-Focused Chiropractic Care, you can be proactive in supporting your child’s health. Together we’d love to help your child reach their full potential, one step at a time!

A Special Message for our HHC Mommas

A Special Message for our HHC Mommas:

 

As I sit here with my baby strapped to me, I can’t help but be so grateful to be a mommy! Of course, there are days when we mourn our “old lives.” The one where it was just you that you had to worry about. Can you believe that we used to shower in peace without hurrying or hearing phantom cries?! What about driving without looking in the backseat every 5 seconds?! OR when we didn’t have snacks, diapers, and extra outfits with us at all times?!

 

But hey, none of that was worth it compared to raising children! 🥹

 

I never knew the sacrifices moms make daily until I became one. The lack of sleep, loads of laundry, extra cleaning, stressing over meals… And how do we just KNOW when something is wrong and exactly what our little ones need at all times?! It’s WILD!!!

 

So, to the moms out there… THANK YOU. Thank you for being the most selfless human beings on planet Earth. Thank you for never complaining and LOVING soooo big! To the moms who give and give and give, thank you so much!

 

This Mother’s Day, we think about all of the women out there. The ones who are already mommas to amazing kiddos. The ones who are longing for a baby. The ones who have sweet heavenly angels. The ones who have adopted and the ones who are birth mommies. To the ones who have lost their mothers and the ones who have prodigal children. To the ones who are fulfilling the motherly role and the ones who have been motherless. You all are our heroes.

 

And as mothers always are, you are selfless. You have probably been the one who hasn’t started caring for yourself quite yet. Or the last one to sign up to get scanned at Highest Health Chiropractic. BUT momma, your nervous system runs the household. You are the core. A regulated nervous system starts with you! Within the body, there are these really cool things called mirror neurons. These little helpers are designed to mirror what they feel. So whatever the state of mom, is also the state of our children! If you are feeling stressed and anxious, chances are that your sweet little ones are mirroring those feelings. So how can we help?!

 

For Mother’s Day, promise us that it’s your turn! We would love to see you for a CLA INSiGHT scan so that you and our amazing team of doctors can see exactly what your nervous system needs!

 

We’ve all put our children first….But now, no more excuses! It’s finally your chance to get under care here at Highest Health Chiropractic! So, to all our mommas of existing patients: the next time you’re in the office with your kiddos, schedule your Mother’s Day scan! You pour into everyone else’s cup, so let us fill yours and make sure that your nervous system is fully resilient and adaptable to all things motherhood brings with it!

 

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!!!!!

Do Kids Really “Grow Out Of” Things Like Colic, Reflux, and Constipation?

Do Kids Really “Grow Out Of” Things Like Colic, Reflux, and Constipation?

Parents, this information may leave you a bit frustrated or upset, but we need to address a problem that’s been going on for far too long. Conventional pediatricians have been telling parents that certain conditions are just a part of childhood and that their children will grow out of them. However, this is simply not the case.

If you have been up all night with your child who is experiencing colic, chronic constipation, reflux, or ear infection after ear infection, it’s essential to know that these issues will not simply go away on their own. If your child is struggling with tons of tantrums, meltdowns, developmental delays, and difficulty sleeping, don’t let anyone tell you that it’s just a phase.

We understand that as a parent, you know when something is wrong with your child. You may have even been told to wait it out, but we want to assure you that there is more going on, just as your gut tells you. The science behind these conditions is related to the function and development of the central and autonomic nervous system, an area that conventional pediatricians do not understand very well, but is the absolute specialty of Neurologically-Focused Pediatric Chiropractors. 

What Happens When There is Stress Built Up on the Nervous System?

Whether your child is two months old or fifteen years old, we have found that the neurology behind colic, sensory processing issues, autism, ADHD, anxiety, constipation, and chronic autoimmune challenges are virtually the same. 

It all comes down to the nervous system being subluxated, stressed, and stuck in what’s called sympathetic dominance, or imbalance.

Over time this stress and tension placed on the nervous system from early childhood stressors like prenatal distress, birth interventions, and trauma, and the exposure to toxins early in life leave the entire nervous system dysregulated and out of balance, leading to a condition called dysautonomia

This is why it’s so important to look for the root cause of their challenges instead of just labeling it and sending you and your child off to different specialists. Pediatric Chiropractors can help address the overactive and overstimulated sympathetic side of the nervous system in children with colic, sensory issues, and anxiety.  The medical system does not understand functional neurology as we do in our office. 

If you only chase symptoms, you’re not addressing the root cause. The nervous system controls everything from digestion to immune function, respiratory system, social-emotional regulation, and neurological development. By focusing on the nervous system first and foremost, you can get everything else figured out and functioning once again much easier. 

Challenges you’ve been told your children will “grow out of” like colic and chronic ear infections, can actually lead to chronic autoimmune challenges, allergies, and a compromised immune system that makes it easy to catch every cold that comes around, especially if each time they get sick they’re prescribed more and more antibiotics and other medications that further suppress gut-immune function. 

Additionally, behavioral issues like tantrums, meltdowns, and hyperactivity are often dismissed as typical childhood behaviors. But these behaviors can be symptoms of larger issues related to neurological development, and they can cause anxiety, hyperactivity, and emotional challenges in school and later in life.

The Perfect Storm Pathway

Regardless of where you are in this perfect storm pathway, you deserve to know what’s really going on with your child. Keep learning about their health, and consider using advanced technology like our INSiGHT Scans to measure and locate the stress and subluxation in the nervous system.

Pediatric chiropractors who specialize in making adjustments that release stress and lower sympathetic tone can help your child get out of the “storm” caused by these challenges. By getting the parasympathetic nervous system and vagus nerve activated and “online” once again, so much natural healing and health restoration can occur.  Even older children can benefit from this kind of care, as the nervous system remains plastic and can be changed even after years of stress.

Our office is Neurologically-Focused and uniquely equipped to address the common themes and threads behind all of these challenges. We provide drug-free action steps that can help your child and your family. If you aren’t local to us, check out our directory today to find a PX Doc near you.  

If you or someone you know has been told to simply wait and see, please share this information and help spread the truth about the impact that Neurologically-Focused Chiropractic Care can have on your family’s life. 

We are here to help you restore hope, find answers, and take action for the health and well-being of your child.

Understanding Sensory Issues in Kids: A Comprehensive Approach 

Understanding Sensory Issues in Kids: A Comprehensive Approach

When your child struggles with sensory issues – daily meltdowns, refusal to wear certain clothes or eat specific foods, difficulty sleeping – it can be exhausting and isolating. Each sensory-related tantrum or meltdown in public can make you feel the weight of judgmental stares from people unaware of the neurological root causing your family’s daily struggles.

As parents, there’s nothing we cherish more than our children. Witnessing them struggle with overwhelming situations like large crowds, loud noises, or certain textures is not just frustrating but heart-wrenching. Many mistakenly believe sensory issues in kids are mere phases, dismissing them as “boys being boys” or the “terrible twos.” However, these issues don’t resolve on their own and can escalate into significant challenges later in life.

So, if you are a parent who is seeking to fully understand sensory issues in your child and better explore natural solutions because traditional therapies and avoidance tactics are falling short, this is for you. We want to help you discover the nature of sensory issues – their manifestations, impact on children’s lives, and underlying root causes like subluxation and vagus nerve dysfunction. We’ll dive into drug-free care options such as Neurologically-Focused Chiropractic Care, calming techniques, and more. 

The Science Behind Sensory Issues

Sadly, the prevalence of sensory issues in kids has skyrocketed over the past few generations, with estimates showing rates as high as 1 in 6 children. Despite this surge, conventional pediatricians often fail to recognize a child’s struggles and their true root causes, leaving parents feeling isolated and lost.

Sensory issues in children can be alarming for parents. Often, they’re linked to conditions like Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and ADHD. Imagine a scenario where your child’s brain is bombarded with constant “noise” and confusion due to sensory overload. It disrupts their focus, cognition, and emotional regulation, making everyday tasks seem daunting.

Sensory Issues and the Brain-Body Connection

These sensory challenges often stem from disruptions in the body-to-brain connection. The brain and body are intricately linked through sensory nerves. So, when the digestive system, muscles, or immune system falter, it sends ripples of tension and inflammation to the brain, worsening sensory issues.

Two vital pathways play a crucial role in sensory processing: the proprioceptive movement-based pathway and the Vagus Nerve, which is the number one most intricate and important sensory processing nerve in the entire body. These two sensory pathways are designed to calm, relax, and regulate the brain, which is exactly what kids with sensory issues struggle to do.

When disruptions occur in these pathways, leading to what we term subluxation, sensory issues can arise early and frequently for the child. The primary triggers for such disruptions include birth interventions such as forceps, vacuum extraction, induction, or c-section deliveries, which can cause injury or interference to the brainstem, vagus nerve, and proprioception. These disturbances can significantly impact the child’s sensory development and overall well-being.

Parents often seek Occupational Therapy (OT) as the initial solution for addressing sensory issues. OT professionals put together plans that include exercises, integrative activities, and therapeutic tools to improve fine motor and sensory skills. Despite these efforts, movement-based therapies fail to address the deeper underlying issues such as subluxation, altered proprioception, and vagus nerve dysfunction originating from the brainstem, upper neck, and neurospinal system.

Sensory Issues and Neurologically-Focused Chiropractic Care


So, if your child is struggling with sensory meltdowns and you’ve exhausted traditional approaches without success, it’s likely that deeper neurological and vagus nerve dysfunctions need attention. This is where Neurologically-Focused Pediatric Chiropractic Care steps in – a specialized form of care we provide at Highest Health Chiropractic.

In our office, we utilize cutting-edge technology like the INSiGHT Scans. These scans directly measure the location and severity of subluxation within your child’s nervous system. Armed with this information, we can formulate a customized care plan to address the root cause of their sensory struggles.

As we address this subluxation and neurological dysfunction over time, your child’s nervous system can better calm, relax, and regulate. This often results in better sleep, smoother transitions, fewer meltdowns, and an overall improved quality of life for your child.

By addressing the true root cause of sensory issues, we hope to offer relief and improvements that positively impact your child’s day-to-day experiences. Please reach out to Highest Health Chiropractic today! We’re here to support you every step of the way. ​​If you are not local to us, please check out the PX Docs directory to find a trained and ready PX Doc near you!

Harnessing the Power of the Vagus Nerve for Kids 

Harnessing the Power of the Vagus Nerve for Kids

Are you a parent exhausted from the endless cycle of trying to solve your child’s health issues? You’ve tried every remedy, seen countless specialists, and put in place diet changes with little lasting effect. It’s an emotional rollercoaster watching your child struggle with chronic inflammation, gut problems, sensory overload, or mood swings. Each specialist offers a piece of the puzzle, but none seem to connect the dots completely. As a parent, you’re left feeling like you’re trying to piece things together on your own, desperately seeking a solution that ties everything together.

But here’s a silver lining you may not know about: The Vagus Nerve, often overlooked, holds the key to many of these challenges. It’s the controller of bodily functions, from nervous system regulation to digestion and immunity. By enabling its function, you can start down a path to better health for your child. 

In this blog, we’ll explore the Vagus Nerve, offering hope for families struggling with chronic health struggles. If you’ve felt dismissed by conventional approaches, if you’re tired of the medication merry-go-round, and if you’re desperate for answers, this is for you. We’re here to empower you with knowledge that goes beyond surface treatments, focusing instead on addressing the root cause of your child’s challenges.

Through safe, non-invasive techniques and Neurologically-Focused Chiropractic Care, we’ll equip you with the tools to stimulate the Vagus Nerve and unlock your child’s full health potential.

 

Anatomy and Function of the Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve serves as the vital communication link between the brain and essential organs that are crucial for your child’s health and development. From regulating heart and lung function to influencing gut health, immunity, motor coordination, and social-emotional regulation, the Vagus Nerve is truly a powerhouse.

Often referred to as “The Wandering Nerve” and “The Great Protector,” it coordinates the activation of the Parasympathetic Nervous System, guiding the body into its restorative and healing mode. Originating from the brainstem and extending down through the neck into the thorax and abdomen, its extensive reach makes it highly susceptible to injury during the birth process. 

 

Vagus Nerve Dysfunction

The consequences of vagus nerve dysfunction are profound, impacting various aspects of your child’s well-being. Disruptions in communication between the brain and organ systems can lead to early digestive issues like colic and constipation, skin conditions like eczema, and a weakened immune system prone to inflammation and illness.

Moreover, vagus nerve dysfunction affects motor coordination, endocrine function, and neurotransmitter balance, contributing to social and emotional challenges such as stress, anxiety, and behavioral issues.

Several factors can compromise the function of the Vagus Nerve, starting from prenatal stress and complications during birth, or birth trauma, which strain the delicate brainstem and neck region housing the nerve. Additionally, exposure to stress hormones, frequent antibiotics, toxins, and nutritional deficiencies can worsen dysfunction, leading to serious health issues in childhood.

Challenges like colic, reflux, chronic ear infections, eczema, constipation, and sensory processing difficulties hint at underlying vagus nerve dysfunction, stressing the need for Neurologically-Focused Chiropractic Care.

 

Getting The Vagus Nerve Back Online

Thankfully, advancements in technology offer hope for identifying and addressing vagus nerve dysfunction. Through Heart Rate Variability (HRV) scans, we gain insights into your child’s vagal tone, which helps us create a personalized neurological restoration plan.

At Highest Health Chiropractic, we utilize the power of INSiGHT Scans to tailor chiropractic adjustments that stimulate and activate your child’s vagus nerve and Parasympathetic Nervous System. By getting to the root of the issue and promoting natural healing processes, we get things back online and healing naturally once again.While natural methods like deep breathing, meditation, and spending time in nature offer valuable support for vagus nerve function and address gut-immune inflammation issues, nothing is quite as direct in repairing and restoring Vagus Nerve and nervous system dysfunction as Neurologically-Focused chiropractic adjustments.

It’s important to distinguish between nervous system support and genuine neurological healing. To truly tackle vagus nerve dysfunction and address the underlying causes of chronic health challenges in children, we need to fully restore the Vagus Nerve’s function with targeted adjustments and care plans.So don’t wait to reach out to Highest Health Chiropractic today to kickstart your child’s journey toward natural healing and full vagus nerve function! If you are not local to us, please check out the PX Docs directory to find a PX Doc near you!

Decoding Autism: Exploring Genetics, Triggers, and Hope

Decoding Autism: Exploring Genetics, Triggers, and Hope

As parents, we’re constantly navigating the unknown, seeking answers and solutions for our children’s well-being. One of the most daunting challenges many of us face is understanding autism and its causes. With autism rates skyrocketing, affecting 1 in 36 children today, it’s important that we look into the factors contributing to this complex condition.

Trying to understand autism often begins with one burning question: Is autism genetic? Still today, many of us hold onto the assumption that genetics and heritability solely explain the sharp increases in autism diagnoses and the wide variation in symptoms across the spectrum. However, we’re here today to contest that assumption and introduce an empowering new perspective.

While genes undoubtedly play a role through genetic predisposition, even traditional medical doctors and media outlets are starting to acknowledge the existence of an “environmental” factor. However, they often stop short at this acknowledgment, leaving the concept of the environment as a vague blanket statement. Here’s where we differ – our goal is to take you deep into the real root causes and known triggers of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Today, we understand that there’s a full-on environmental “Perfect Storm” brewing for children struggling with autism, and genetics only plays a small part in the bigger picture.

This blog is for you, parents, and caregivers of children anywhere on the autism spectrum seeking clarity, community, and care options that dive deep into the true root cause of autism. Rather than simply attributing it to genetics and hoping to navigate around its challenges, we aim to provide understanding and actionable solutions.

We’ll introduce what we call “The Perfect Storm,” where accumulated stressors and dysfunctions disrupt nervous system function over months and years, altering childhood development. We want to provide you with drug-free answers that will help your child through their storm.

 

What “Environmental Factors” Contribute to Autism?

We know without a doubt that genetics alone don’t tell the full story when it comes to autism. While over 100 genes contribute to autism risk, mutations account for only 10% of cases. This prompts us to explore the environmental factors that contribute to this condition.

So, what are these environmental factors that matter most?  As Neurologically-Focused Chiropractors, we go way back to the beginning. Prenatal or maternal stress emerges as a significant factor in the development of autism. Pregnancy can trigger the start of the Perfect Storm, where your stress as a pregnant mother can affect your baby’s development. If you’re stressed during pregnancy and stuck in a fight-or-flight sympathetic stress response, your baby shares those stress hormones through the umbilical cord, which connects your nervous systems. 

Birth trauma also plays a pivotal role. During childbirth, interventions like forceps, vacuum extraction, and c-sections can worsen the storm. They exert great pressure on your baby’s head, neck, and delicate brainstem, potentially causing significant physical trauma, especially to the brainstem and nervous system.  

This leads to subluxation, and when your child’s nervous system is stressed to the max, other challenges arise. Their immune and digestive systems suffer, resulting in frequent illnesses. Traditional pediatricians often prescribe antibiotics and other medications, which can make things worse by disturbing the gut-brain connection. 

And it doesn’t end there.  Factors such as exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs), household toxins like mold, chemicals in everyday products, and toxins in medications and medical interventions should all be considered. 

 

Environmental Factors Lead to a Dysregulated Nervous System

What do these stressors and toxins do to a child’s developing nervous system? They create a neurological “tipping point,” where the delicate balance is disrupted, and the nervous system becomes locked into a state of sustained fight-or-flight response.

This nervous system dysregulation has far-reaching implications, affecting various aspects of a child’s health and development. From compromised gut and immune function to challenges with motor skills, sleep, and inflammation, the ripple effects are profound.

As these challenges accumulate, the brain and nervous system struggle to cope, manifesting in the core elements of autism. Communication difficulties, social interaction challenges, sensory processing issues, stimming, and restricted/repetitive behaviors become apparent indications of this underlying dysregulation.

 

Neurologically-Focused Chiropractic Care Can Help


So, parents, if your child has been diagnosed with autism and you’ve been told that there’s nothing you can do to help because it’s “purely genetic,” it’s time to go deeper.  Understanding the role that environmental factors may have played will help you discover how your child can truly heal and experience a significantly improved quality of life.

At Highest Health Chiropractic, we understand the deep, true neurological reasons behind the rise in autism, and we are able to use advanced technology, INSiGHT Scans, to find subluxation and neurological imbalances. Improvement is possible! By targeting root causes, we can gradually restore nervous system function through gentle chiropractic adjustments. Don’t hesitate to reach out to Highest Health Chiropractic today and learn that shifting your framework empowers you to open up new paths to progress for your child.  If you are not local to us, check out the PX Docs directory to find a PX Doc near you!

The Perfect Storm: Insights into Childhood Neurological Disorders

The Perfect Storm: Insights into Childhood Neurological Disorders 

If you’re a parent struggling with the challenges of chronic neurological conditions in your child—ranging from autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder to anxiety, seizures, and OCD—then you’re likely familiar with the emotions that come along with these challenges such as frustration, exhaustion, and a relentless pursuit of answers. Despite navigating traditional medical avenues, searching online resources, and trying out various therapies like PT, OT, and speech, you might still feel like you’re stuck without solutions or definitive answers. 

Welcome to what we call “The Perfect Storm“—an accumulation of traumatic events, toxins, and developmental disruptions that can leave your child’s nervous system in an endless state of imbalance.  This can begin as early as during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and early childhood, causing your child to go off track. 

This blog is for parents who refuse to resign themselves to the status quo of chronic illness and medication dependency. It’s for those who seek genuine understanding and drug-free alternatives to support their child’s well-being. As we dive into the details of The Perfect Storm, our aim is to empower you with knowledge and actionable insights to reclaim control over your child’s health journey.

 

Understanding The Science of The Perfect Storm

Before discussing what we call The Perfect Storm, it’s important to understand the scale of this issue. Shockingly, statistics reveal that 1 in 4 children struggle with chronic illness, while sensory issues affect 1 in 6 kids, and Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in 36 children. These numbers shine a massive light on the urgency of addressing the root causes behind these health challenges in our kids today.

One of the fundamental truths often overlooked is the interconnectedness of various health issues in children. 

Conditions like colic, constipation, eczema, and ear infections aren’t isolated incidents that children outgrow; rather, they serve as precursors to more complex neurological conditions such as Autism, ADHD, and sensory issues. This interconnectedness forms the blueprint of The Perfect Storm, a sequence of events that shapes a child’s developmental trajectory.

 

The Origin of The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm very often begins during pregnancy, where high levels of maternal stress can profoundly impact fetal development. As a pregnant mother, if your nervous system is stuck in a “fight or flight” sympathetic stress response, then all those stress hormones are shared with your developing baby’s nervous system.  The umbilical cord doesn’t just bring nutrients and oxygen to your baby, but also serves as the electrical “power” cord that connects your nervous system to your baby’s nervous system. 

Next is the birthing process, which only aggravates the storm – particularly with interventions like forceps, vacuum extraction, and c-sections – which all put immense pressure on your baby’s head, neck, and delicate brainstem area as they yank, twist, and pull on a brand-new infant. These procedures can subject infants to significant physical birth trauma, particularly affecting the brainstem and nervous system. 

This immediately shifts your baby’s nervous system into a sustained “fight or flight” sympathetic response, which results in subluxation and shuts down or suppresses the function of the Vagus Nerve and Parasympathetic Nervous System, which is in charge of rest and digestion.

It’s crucial to understand that when your child’s nervous system becomes overstressed and imbalanced, a host of challenges arise. Their immune and digestive systems bear the brunt, leading to frequent illnesses. When this happens, unfortunately, the typical response from pediatricians often involves prescribing antibiotics and other medications. However, these medications can worsen the situation by disrupting the connection between the gut and brain, further derailing the child’s health. 

This downward spiral can eventually manifest as autism, asthma, allergies, ADHD, anxiety, and more. Despite each condition being treated separately, they all stem from underlying issues like subluxation, neurological dysfunction, and dysautonomia—a state where the Autonomic Nervous System has lost its equilibrium and functionality.

 

The Role of Neurologically-Focused Chiropractic Care in Restoring Balance

Neurologically-Focused Pediatric Chiropractors at Highest Health Chiropractic know about this deep foundational, true root neurological cause of chronic illness in our kids. We are equipped with advanced technology that can help restore nervous system function by identifying and addressing subluxation and neurological imbalances. Using state-of-the-art technology, INSiGHT Scans, customized care plans, and adjustments, the aim is to alleviate stress, activate the Parasympathetic Nervous System, and facilitate better brain-body communication for your child.

We never want you to feel alone in the storm, so if you’re ready to start down a new path toward understanding the true root cause and healing for your child, we want to help. 

Please reach out to Highest Health Chiropractic today! By equipping yourself with knowledge and embracing proactive measures, you can rewrite the narrative of your child’s health journey. We want to help you and your child navigate the storm and emerge stronger on the other side.  If you are not local to us, check out the PX Docs directory to find a PX Doc near you!

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