A surprisingly high number of individuals suffer from allergies. The ten to thirty percent of the total population that suffers is growing at a steady pace. There are seasonal allergies, food allergies and pet allergies. It sounds simple to stop if you have a pet allergy. But, people are attached to pets as if they are family members. A St Louis MO allergist may be able to find an alternative to getting rid of a beloved pet.
Living with sneezing and itching eyes is not acceptable. Outdoor allergens are going to affect you only in the spring. But, indoor allergens are always going to be present. The person with allergies produces an antibody called immunoglobulin E. Other than prescription medication there are ways to reduce the reaction to allergens.
The immune system is controlled and coordinated by communication between the brain and spinal cord. If that communication is impeded the immunity may be impeded. In fact, if the cervical joints located in the neck, are interfered with, allergic symptoms can actually be produced.
Chiropractic care can adjust any joints and vertebrae that are irritated or out of place. The process for doing so involves making adjustments to the spine. When the chiropractic adjustment restores the correct alignment the communication between the brain and spinal cord are open again.
You will most likely bring a confirmation of your dog or cat allergy to your first chiropractic appointment. If that evaluation is matched by the chiropractors evaluation, a plan can be made for care. This will be spinal adjustments to open the pathway between the brain and spinal cord, enabling the release of cortisol to combat the release of allergens such as histamine.
A series of office appointments can be scheduled to administer the spinal adjustments. The allergy that is caused by pet dander can be alleviated. There is no need to give up a pet that you love after that alleviation takes place.