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Find Allergy Relief at the Hands of Your Chiropractor
People rarely think about it, but chiropractic care can help provide allergy relief. At Adjust Your Health and Massage Therapy, we’ve helped hundreds of people with their allergies. The next time seasonal allergies have got you down, consider seeing Dr. Christina for full relief.
Chiropractic care, previously thought only necessary for neck and back pain relief, actually allows the entire body to operate at peak performance. Chiropractic adjustments have been shown to help boost the body’s immune system; helping prevent disease and infection, combating stress, and promoting overall well-being.
Support a Healthy Immune System
The immune system also prevents the invasion of foreign substances such as pollution, dust, dead cells, etc. Allergic reactions are the most frequent immune disorders and occur when the body’s immune system overreacts to allergens such as dust, pollen, pet dander, etc. The response is the overproduction of neutralizing chemicals such as histamines to correct the problem. Recent research shows there is a direct link between the nervous system and the immune system. Through regular chiropractic treatment, your Leawood Chiropractor works to remove nerve interference and allow the immune system to work optimally.
What Causes allergies?
Some theories speculate it’s our increasingly sterile lifestyles. Others blame the overuse of antibiotics and vaccinations. The truth is our immune system is at its best when fighting off disease, parasites, and bacteria by itself. The more we try and help it, the weaker it becomes. It is proven that children who live on farms and are exposed to different animals and the outdoors have fewer allergies than those who are not.
When allergens are inhaled, touched, or eaten, the body’s natural defense system triggers the release of immunoglobulin, which then encourages a release of histamines to fight the foreign invaders. Allergies are caused by any number of triggers, but the most common allergens include:
- Dust Mites
- Poor Air Quality
- Pet Dander
- Bee Venom
Traditional allergy treatments only deal with symptoms without addressing the cause. This is because western medicine has no cure for allergies. Worse yet, antihistamines used over time or combined with other medication can be deadly.
How Can your Leawood Chiropractor Provide Relief from Allergies?
The answer is simple, chiropractic care releases stress on a patient’s nervous system. This allows the immune system to operate effectively, which is beneficial to anyone and especially those suffering from allergies.
The chiropractic approach is to remove subluxations, a term for a misaligned spinal vertebra pinching a nerve. Subluxations place stress on the nervous system. When stress is removed from your nervous system, your body will work more effectively to neutralize allergy-causing chemicals in your environment.
Schedule an Appointment for Chiropractic Care for Allergies
No matter what kind of pain or health condition you have, you will benefit from a healthy spine. A healthy spine can improve and maintain your health and wellness, thereby enhancing your quality of life. If you want to experience all of the benefits of chiropractic care for allergies and more, contact Dr. Christina, your trusted Leawood Chiropractor, so you can begin to feel like yourself again! Reach out to Adjust Your Health Chiropractic and Massage Therapy to get started!