Chiropractic and Your Allergies


With the change of seasons comes dreaded allergies, but medication-free help may just be a chiropractic visit away! You may not be aware of it, but your chiropractor may be able to help you with your allergies as well as pain stemming from accident, back pain, neck pain, or exercise related injuries. Read on to learn more!

Why choose chiropractic care for your allergies?

Chiropractic care is mostly thought about in terms of helping your body and back operate at their peak performance and function. However, the next time you find yourself wheezing and sneezing, you may find that this form of care is more than just an adjustment, it may provide long term relief for your allergies too. If you are looking for relief that doesn’t come in the form of a pill or prescribed medication, you have arrived at the right place!

How does it work, exactly?

Your body’s immune system is affected by your nerves and hormones, and helps deal with stress and your overall wellbeing. Chiropractors work to remove nerve interference thus allowing your body to function at its optimal best. A failing immune system affects the body in various ways; not limited to, but including a failure to recognize cancerous cells, an overreaction to things that stimulate allergies including stings, animals, and especially at the change of season, pollens in the air. Your immune system tackles all these “invasions,” and protects you against further damage. In addition, a lowered immune system can lead to symptoms of depression, which can leave your body even more vulnerable to disease. Your chiropractor will address any subluxations.

These are misaligned spinal vertebrae that pinch on your nerves, and place undue stress on your nervous system. When your body is free from all this stress, your body will operate more effectively and work to neutralize the allergic reactions stemming from your environment. Simply put, chiropractic care will release stress on your nervous system, allowing it to keep your body stronger and healthier.

With regular chiropractic care, you may just find that a wide host of allergy related ailments that you may have been carrying are alleviated, leaving you better to able to enjoy a happier, pain free life! 

This information is not intended to diagnose any ailments. Please consult with your healthcare provider before embarking on any changes in treatment.


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