Allergies & Chiropractic Care

Reducing Allergies Using Chiropractic Care

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Your allergies will often be helped by chiropractic treatment. A number of asthmatic and allergic responses originate from an oversensitive  immune system and/or respiratory system. Scientific studies has discovered that the actual immune system as well as the respiratory system  rely on natural communication from your spinal cord and brain to manage as well as organize their particular characteristics effectively.

As a result, should your neck be out of alignment, it may result in an imbalance within your central nervous system functionality. This particular upper cervical spinal joint aggravation might actually generate or perhaps exaggerate asthma suffering as well as allergic signs and symptoms. As an example; a lot of allergy and asthma patients suffered trauma for example head injury, car accidents, or even falls which may have damaged his or her upper cervical spines. The great thing is that many of us chiropractic care physicians are able to do an upper cervical exam to ascertain if chiropractic treatment can aid in reducing your current allergic and asthmatic responses.

Tips For Reducing Allergies

Enjoying summertime isn't as easy for people who cannot escape pollen that causes allergies. Even if you have allergies, you shouldn't be forced to withdraw from summer fun while others soak up the sun! Here, you will find ways to keep your allergies in check so that you can participate instead of staying indoors.

Many people living in large cities can be allergic to congestion and smog. If you live in the city and always find yourself congested then consider taking a trip outside of the city for a week. See how you feel, and when you return you may realize all of the smog is giving you allergies.

If you are a sufferer of air-borne allergies, you should consider buying an air purifier with a HEPA filter. When you use a HEPA filter, you will reduce the number of mold spores, pollen and pet dander that will stay in your home. Try to purchase one that is able to be cleaned, so that you do not need to keep spending money on disposable filters.

If you deal with seasonal allergies, you should wash your hair on a regular basis. You want to get rid of any bacteria that could be harming your body. Since it's very close to nasal passages, it may aggravate your allergies. You will find that it is a good habit to give your hair a thorough washing every day when allergy season is at its height.

If you believe that your pet is the cause of your symptoms, make sure they are frequently bathed. By bathing your pet regularly, you will help reduce your pet's dander which is the likely cause of your allergies. Try to find someone to bathe the pet for you to avoid contact with the dander and the allergic symptoms it may cause.

Some people have had good luck with homeopathic treatments for allergies. Remedies such as honey can help manage the symptoms caused by many of the most common irritants. They will reduce swelling, itching, a runny nose and sneezing naturally.

Most people who suffer from allergies have been told to use humidifiers in their bedroom in order to moisten the airways during sleep. Unfortunately, a humidifier will make carpets and fabrics damp and encourage mold growth. Therefore, using a humidifier may not be the best thing that an allergy sufferer could do. Use a saline spray at bedtime to moisten nasal passages instead.

Allergies In Your Home

It is not uncommon for your own body to be a culprit in your allergy attacks. This can harm you at night. During the day, your body and your clothing gets covered with pollen and dust. At the end of the day, especially as you get into bed, these substances can wreak havoc on your airways. Try showering, and putting on fresh night-clothes before you hit the sack for a good night's sleep!

Think about taking the carpet out of your house. In-home carpeting can trap an astonishing amount of dust, pollen, spores and other allergens. If your house is carpeted, you may want to consider switching to laminate or hardwood floors instead. That way, you can greatly limit the number of allergens in the air. If getting rid of your carpet isn't feasible, vacuum daily instead.

Avoiding stimuli that cause you to have allergic reactions is certainly a way to reduce your symptoms, but there are less drastic coping strategies that work just as well. Use the tips in this article to help you gain the knowledge you need to live a more enjoy.

Contact us at Backsmart Health Chiropractic to learn more!


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10:00am - 1:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm

10:00am - 1:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm

10:00am - 1:00pm


Backsmart Health Chiropractic
5610 Bethelview Road #300A
Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 888-4288