Have you noticed that some people seem to go from one cold to the next, catching all the bugs that are "going around", yet others don't? In 1895, this very question prompted D. D. Palmer to pursue what is now called chiropractic!
In today's society, there is often a negative association with germs, and a number of people are afraid of them. Germs have received plenty of focus since around the time the microscope was invented. But germs are actually similar to seeds. If you have ever done any gardening, you know that it takes work to plant a garden or start a lawn. It doesn't just happen! Not only do you have to consider the conditions, but also that the process takes a time period of days or weeks. The very same thing can be said in relation to germs and the development of disease.
All About Immunity!
Just like all the tissues, organs, and systems in your body, your nervous system directly affects your immune system and its ability to function properly. That is why it is commonly understood that misalignments of your spine can lessen the response of your immune system. When your immune system is weakened due to a compromised nervous system, your nose, lungs, throat ears, and stomach become the perfect “soil” for microbes, viruses and other bugs. This often leads to recurrent ear infections, colic, and asthma in children. In adults, it can mean using up all your sick days – and then some!
Restoring the integrity of your nervous system (along with the workings of every cell and tissue) is how chiropractic care works. It is a simple idea that helps patients enjoy better health naturally.
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