Spring is in the air! Flowers are blooming, leaves are growing and allergy season is in full swing. Unfortunately for millions of people, this means suffering from sneezing, itching, watery eyes and stuffy noses. If you experience these symptoms, you're not alone: over 40% of the world's population suffer from seasonal allergies. Learn how Chiropractic care can help ease allergy symptoms.
How Allergies Work
Allergies are one of the most common chronic diseases. An allergy occurs when the body's immune system encounters a harmless substance (allergen), mistakes it as harmful and overreacts to it. When the allergen is inhaled or touched, the immune system produces an antibody called immunoglobulin E (IgE). These antibodies attack the allergens, resulting in an allergic reaction.
How Chiropractic Care Can Help
Many patients report a reduction of allergy symptoms when treated regularly with Chiropractic care. Communication between the brain and spinal cord is key. Any misalignments in the sp...