Skip to main content

Why Seek Chiropractic Care for Allergy Treatment

Written By Salud Chiropractic on April 6, 2018

If you suffer from allergies, you are not alone.

According to studies, allergies have been on the rise. Nearly 40% of people suffer from symptoms worldwide. This amounts to $8 billion spent for allergy medication each year.

However, medication isn’t the always the best solution for allergy treatment.

A more natural approach is chiropractic care. 

Chiropractors perform a variety of adjustments including Cold Laser Therapy, Nutritional Counseling and Food Sensitivity Testing to treat allergies. The goal is to reduce pressure on the nervous system from pinched nerves that cause allergy-related symptoms.

Unlike medication, such treatments deal with the the underlying cause of allergies as opposed to temporarily masking the discomfort.

What Causes Allergies?

When your immune system encounters an irritant, commonly pollen, grass, mold, or dust mites, it reacts with a heightened response to fight what it believes is harmful. 

To fight the unknown, your body produces antibodies called immunoglobulin which trigger the release of histamines and results in a variety of symptoms.

The most common allergy symptoms are:

  • Itching
  • Sneezing
  • Swollen throat and difficulty breathing
  • Rash
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Runny nose
  • Irritated and/or swollen eyes

Some allergic reactions can even be life-threatening, like Anaphylaxis. This rare and severe reaction may start with common symptoms but it quickly progresses into more serious ones. 

Even if you are not allergic to anything in particular, environmental changes, shifts in temperature and air pollution all cause allergies to persist.

Chiropractic Care for Allergy Treatment

Allergies coincide with your nervous system, which trigger the heightened immune response. Instead of relying on medication, chiropractors improve the communication between the brain and spine to regulate both your immune system and reactions to allergens.

Certain misalignments within the spine can cause miscommunication with the rest of your body. By performing regular adjustments to the vertebrae in your spine, chiropractors restore spine alignment, making it possible for your body to better react to an allergic outbreak.

An imbalanced diet can also affect the way your body reacts to changes in the environment. 

Salud Chiropractic offers Diet & Nutritional and Lifestyle Modification Counseling to help patients make healthier decisions. This addresses the issues caused by allergens and works to prevent them in the future.

Don’t wait for your allergies to kick in. Schedule an appointment with the Salud Chiropractic doctors at Rohnert Park to prevent and treat allergies.

Posted In: Chiropractic Allergies