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Tackling Nervous System Dysregulation for Lasting Health: A Guide for Parents

Untitled design (18)If you are a parent of a child struggling with chronic health issues like digestive problems, sleep disturbances, anxiety, or intense emotions, you know the frustration of trying numerous remedies without success. Despite visits to specialists, medications, and lifestyle changes, answers remain elusive.

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

This blog is for parents tired of temporary fixes, seeking to uncover the root cause of their child’s chronic health issues. By gaining a deeper understanding, you can help your child find lasting relief and wellness.

Understanding Nervous System Dysregulation

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

Unlike specific diseases, nervous system dysregulation represents a disruption of normal functioning that, if left unaddressed, can lead to more serious disorders over time.

Root Causes of Nervous System Dysregulation

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

  • Preconception and Prenatal Stress: Stress experienced by parents before and during pregnancy can affect the baby’s nervous system development.
  • Birth Trauma: Interventions like forceps delivery, vacuum extraction, or c-sections can impact the nervous system by injuring the upper neck and brainstem, which 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

You may observe a range of symptoms associated with nervous system dysfunction in your child, including:

  • Physical: Chronic pain, digestive issues, headaches, and other bodily ailments.
  • Cognitive: Memory problems, difficulty concentrating, and learning challenges.
  • Emotional: Mood swings, anxiety, and emotional dysregulation.
  • Behavioral: Changes in sleep patterns, social withdrawal, and other behavioral changes.

Nervous system dysregulation is associated with a range of conditions, including sensory processing disorder, autism, anxiety, constipation, immune system challenges, and sleep issues.

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If you are seeking drug-free options to support your child’s nervous system health, Neurologically-Focused Pediatric Chiropractic Care is an excellent choice. 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 assess 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 New Hope Chiropractic today to schedule a consultation with one of our trained pediatric and family chiropractors. By addressing the root causes of nervous system dysregulation and providing specific, neurologically-focused chiropractic care, you can support your child’s health proactively. Together, we’d love to help your child reach their full potential, one step at a time!


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