Quantifying Stress


  • 2.3 million American suffer from “Anxiety Disorders.”
  • 1/3 of the population make a New Years resolution to begin a stress management program.
  • 80 percent of health care dollars are spent on stress related disorders.
  • 46 percent of the American population say they fell highly stressed.
  • More than 2, 000 self-help books are published each year, producing sales of $500 million.
  • Americans buy 1/3 of all anti-anxiety pills sold worldwide each year, while they make up only 5% of the world’s population.
  • 60-80 percent of industrial¬†accidents are due to stressed out workers.
  • The word stress entered the American vernacular in 1956, when Hans Selye published “The Stress of Life”

It may not be possible to remove the stress from a busy life. However, with the help of your chiropractic doctor, you can respond better to the unique challenges you face.