Can Chiropractic Help with Allergies?

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As the spring season begins, allergy season is in full bloom. This is the time of year that leaves many of our patients feeling less than their best. Sneezing fits, stuffy noses, and itchy water eyes are just a few of the unwanted symptoms that allergies can bring about. If you suffer from allergies, we have some suggestions for you!

Spring Cleaning

Whoever came up with spring cleaning may have been on to something…

While keeping a clean home and body won’t completely eliminate allergy symptoms, it can definitely help. You can’t get rid of pollen in the air, but you can remove it to the best of your ability and at the very least limit the amount of allergens you take it when in your home. Wash your hands and face, sweep regularly, and wipe down objects to eliminate dust accumulation that can cause allergies to act up.

OTC Remedies

If you don’t already take allergy medicine, you may want to give it a try. An allergy pill can help keep symptoms at bay. While this option is ideal for those that suffer from occasional allergies, it can do a great deal of good for those that suffer from seasonal stuffiness. If you have serious allergies, meet with your primary care physician for the best plan, though we do have another option up our sleeve.

Chiropractic Care

People usually think chiropractic care is only for those suffering from neck or back pain. Few realize that chiropractic can make a big difference in the lives of allergy sufferers. As chiropractic professionals, we use spinal adjustments to align the spine. When the spine is in proper alignment, it allows the central nervous system to function as it should, including your immune system. Allergies are really an overreaction of the immune system, so making sure your immune system is in tip-top shape is a great option. Many of our patients find that regular chiropractic care makes their allergy symptoms more manageable, and some notice a difference after just one adjustment.

If you would like to give chiropractic a try to relieve your allergies, contact us. Our team is here to provide you with the best healthcare possible and to help keep your allergies under control.