High Blood Pressure
Almost a third of all Americans suffer from high blood pressure! This high blood pressure increases your risk for strokes heart disease and many other health issues. As you can see from the studies below (just google the title of the study to see the actual study), an expanding body of research reveals that chiropractic care could help lower your blood pressure depending on your specific situation.
McMasters KL, et al. Blood pressure changes in African American patients receiving chiropractic care in a teaching clinic: a preliminary study. Journal of Chiropractic Medicine 2013; 12(2): 55-59.
Yates R.G., Lamping D.L., Abram N.L., Wright C. Effects of chiropractic treatment on blood pressure and anxiety: a randomized, controlled trial. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapy 1988;11(6):484–488. [PubMed]
McKnightM.E., DeBoer K.F. Preliminary study of blood pressure changes in normotensive subjects undergoing chiropractic care. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapy 1988;11(4):261–266. [PubMed]
Knutson G.A. Significant changes in systolic blood pressure post vectored upper cervical adjustment vs resting control groups: a possible effect of the cervicosympathetic and/or pressor reflex. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapy 2001;24(2):101–109. [PubMed]
Bakris G., Dickholtz M., Meyer P.M. Atlas vertebra realignment and achievement of arterial pressure goal in hypertensive patients: a pilot study. Journal of Human Hypertension 2007:1–6. [PubMed]