Stress is something we are all likely to suffer at some points in our life. When we are stressed our breathing changes, our chest feels tight, our shoulder elevate until they are hanging around our ears, headaches start and we generally feel uncomfortable. This can result in tight muscles, elevated blood pressure and higher level of toxins and inflammation within the body. If our bodies are left in this state for a long time, long term postural changes can occur. Osteopathy can help by encouraging blood circulation and lymphatic drainage to drain toxins, relaxing tight muscles and correcting postural changes. Your osteopath may also be able to help by listening to you and giving advice on how to put less stress on your body.