Stress is recognized as an important issue in the basic science and clinical research today. Although the adaptation to stress is an essential part of everyday survival, maladaptation to stress has been linked to many chronic illnesses affecting various systems of the body. Stress has been linked to several brain disorders including anxiety, depression and PTSD, cardiovascular disease and hypertension, sleep and circadian rhythm issues, gastrointestinal conditions to include reflux and constipation.

About the presenter:

Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN is a practicing chiropractor with over 45 years of clinical practice. He did his undergraduate work at Queens College, Flushing, New York and then went on to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences. His Master of Science in Nutrition is from the C.W. Post College of Long Island University. He holds Diplomate status from the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition and serves on their executive committee. He chairs the nutrition education committee of the CBCN. Dr. Benedikt has taught nutrition at the college level and is a on the Post graduate faculty at Parker Chiropractic and Life University. Dr. Benedikt has a clinical practice in New York and is passionate about the role of chiropractic and nutrition in helping his patients achieve their highest level of well-being.

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