Healthy lifestyle factors typically contribute to systemic conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. Eating right, exercising, drinking lots of water, and quality sleep are some things that help individuals avoid systemic conditions. However, Upper Cervical chiropractic has helped those achieve lower blood pressure and better insulin response, even when they may not have a healthy lifestyle. How does that happen? When we align the upper cervical spine and remove pressure from the brainstem, the brain can effectively communicate to organs like the heart and pancreas. When organs get their proper nerve supply, they begin to heal and function properly. Now, the heart can better regulate blood pressure, and the pancreas can release the correct amount of insulin.