Yes, a chiropractor can help people with allergies. Next time you are feeling unwell due to allergies, you should consider visiting a chiropractor. Chiropractic care is a holistic method of providing relief for the discomfort you feel when you suffer from allergies.


Your chiropractor can successfully treat allergies by keeping your body healthy and less vulnerable to allergic reactions. A visit to a chiropractor, when you are suffering the symptoms of an allergic reaction, may help you to cope with your condition and make you feel much better.


How can a Chiropractor help you?
Allergic reactions are common immune disorders. Hay fever, for example, can cause your eyes to water; it can cause you to sneeze uncontrollably, to sniff or to cough. Although there is no cure for people who suffer from allergies, the symptoms caused by an allergic reaction can be treated.


Your immune system is affected by nerves and hormones. The immune system fights the invasion in your body of foreign substances, such as pollution, pollen, dust, and animal dander. People with allergies may also react to a wide variety of triggers such as bee stings, various medications, and certain foods.


Research shows that there is a link between your immune system and your nervous system. Because your spinal column houses the spinal cord, a dysfunctional spinal column can influence your nervous system; therefore a dysfunctional spinal column will make you more prone to allergies.


A chiropractor can help you by removing nerve interference to allow your immune system to work to its full capacity.


How does a Chiropractor treat People suffering from Allergies?
A chiropractor takes a holistic approach to the treatment of allergies. Visiting a chiropractor during the season of the year when you are most affected by your allergy may result in you being able to cut down on allergy medication. Although allergy medicines work well to help you control your allergy you may find that there are side effects such as drowsiness. By seeking help from a chiropractor you may be able to take less medication or a smaller dose.


The chiropractor will correct any interference to your nervous system and this will strengthen your immune system, therefore making you better able to fight against the various allergens that cause you distress.


Chiropractic treatment removes subluxations. Subluxations are misaligned spinal vertebra that pinches a nerve in your body. Subluxations cause stress to your nervous system. Once your nervous system is free from stress, your immune system will be healthier and more able to fight against whatever triggers your allergy.


It does not matter what triggers your allergy, you will benefit from chiropractic treatment to your spine. If your spine is healthy, your quality of life will improve because you will have a stronger immune system. Your body will be better able to adapt to allergic reactions and you may be able to lower the amount of medication you need to take in order to remain healthy. If you suffer from an allergy it is a wise decision to consult with a chiropractor and see how you can be helped.


By Dr Maria Ananakis (Chiropractor)


Dr Maria Ananakis (Chiropractor) graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and a Masters of Chiropractic. She owns and operates her own busy chiropractic practice in Sydney. She has a special interest in holistic family care and helps people of all ages varying from newborns through to the grandparents. Other interests within the profession include treating stress, babies and children, pregnancy, headaches, back pain, low energy, arthritis, women’s health issues, such as fertility; and sports injuries. Dr Maria prefers natural and holistic care and aims to help people with a variety of issues by ensuring the nervous system is free to work without interference. Discover more about Dr. Maria Ananakis at NoniHerbal.com

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