Allergies got you down?
Allergies occur when the body’s defense system—the immune system—is hypersensitive to a harmless substance, called an allergen, and treats this substance as if it were a harmful or foreign invader. Attempting to defend itself against the allergen—a substance like pollen, dust, mold, smoke, or pet dander (scales of skin)—the body produces an antibody (a type of protein), which results in symptoms like itchy, watery eyes, a runny or stuffy nose, scratchy throat, and sneezing. In more severe allergic reactions, rashes, hives, a drop in blood pressure, difficulty breathing or even death can occur.
How does chiropractic help with Sinus and Allergies?
Chiropractors can help your sinus and allergy problems by ensuring proper function of the nervous system. Mucous membranes are controlled by the brain, the brain sends signals from the nervous system to your mucous membranes.
A subluxation can cause interference between your brain and your mucous membrane. A spinal adjustment can correct a subluxation therefore enhancing the communication from your brain to your mucous membranes .