January 6, 2016
Chiropractic care can help you breeze right through allergy season. Chiropractic care can prevent many ailments, sicknesses, etc. Rockwall and the general North Texas area is forecasted to have a wet winter. Allergies often come with rain and this year is supposed to be especially bad.
Getting your body in line by using chiropractic care and chiropractic adjustments can keep you healthy and help lessen your allergies this wet winter.
Allergy symptoms are a hyper immune response and if your body is aligned properly, your immune system works more efficiently and allergy symptoms are less severe.
Currently it is estimated 10-30% of the total population suffers from allergies. Between doctor visits, prescription and time missed from work, the cost is estimated to be three billion a year.
In allergic persons, the immune system produces a specific antibody known as immunoglobulin E (IgE) in response to pollen, pet dander, foods, dust, and other matters which then produces the symptoms of an allergic reaction.
So, how can a Chiropractor really help? The strength of both the immune and respiratory systems depends largely on proper communication between the brain and spinal cord to control and coordinate their functions properly. And chiropractic care specifically offers an alignment of your spine.
Through manipulation of the joints and soft tissue either through traditional chiropractic adjustment or spinal decompression, a chiropractor can help restore alignment and open the necessary pathways of communication between the brain and spine.
The majority of involve release of inflammatory producing substances such as histamine. Adjustments by a chiropractor may also help regulate the rush of histamine and amount of cortisol produced during high allergy season.
In addition to allergies, chiropractic adjustments help relieve joint pain, neck pain, knee pain and a variety of other ailments. Contact us today to schedule your chiropractic appointment or ask any questions you may have regarding chiropractic care.