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Boost Your Immune System with Chiropractic Care

 

Want to know how you can help your body fight off viruses this flu season? Try heading to your chiropractor for consistent adjustments. That’s right chiropractic care is a great way to stay healthy and virus-free and with winter right around the corner, you’ll want to do everything you can to keep your body in tip-top shape. Your body’s immunity and ability to fight off bacteria and viruses are, directly and indirectly, related to the health of your nervous system. The direct effect comes from the synapse of neurons with white blood cells in lymphoid tissues, while the indirect effect is through blood-borne neurotransmitters and hormones, which activate receptors on the white blood cells’ surface.

 

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In order for your body to properly fight off foreign invaders, it must be able to communicate with the different organs in your body that assist your immune system. Organs like your primary lymphoid organs include the thymus and bone marrow. In humans, the thymus and bone marrow are the key players in immune function. The nervous system basically acts as a telephone from your brain to these organs and allows your brain to send a message through your nervous system that tells your body how to fight off these unwanted foreign invaders. If your nervous system is not properly functioning, the message your brain is sending is not getting through. That’s where chiropractic care comes in.

 

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Chiropractic care acts as preventative medicine, improving your chances of fighting off a cold or flu. The proper alignment of the body’s nerves within the spine will allow your body to heal itself without surgery or medication. Not only will you improve your immune system with chiropractic care but you can also focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and conservative care for health-related problems and other painful joint issues when you get an adjustment. In addition to adjustments, chiropractors also provide lifestyle recommendations, fitness coaching, and nutritional advice.

With so many benefits, how could you afford not to see your chiropractor? If you’re in need of a chiropractor in the Orange County, CA area visit Priestley Family Chiropractic. Get started on your wellness journey today!

 

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