Don't let Allergies Keep You Stuck Inside

By Donna Kostiew

The weather is starting to warm up and the beautiful changes are all around us. But as winter winds down and gives way to spring, millions of allergy sufferers know exactly what to expect and start preparing for some miserable weeks ahead. Seasonal allergies can knock anyone down, but they are especially hard on those who like to stay fit and exercise while outdoors. Sneezing, watery eyes, and a few sniffles can be an annoyance to any kind of outdoor workout, but oftentimes, it can be even worse! Add itchy eyes, fatigue, headaches, and difficulty with breathing and it’s no wonder why so many outdoor enthusiasts call the upcoming weeks a season of misery.

What are Allergies?

Allergies occur as a result of a reaction of the body’s immune system. When a person encounters allergens in their environment, the immune system reacts in a manner that produces histamines in response. The source of the allergens can vary widely and don’t always have the same effect on the people around you. What causes your eyes to water and brings you to sneeze may not even bother the person sitting next to you. But what is similar is that most allergy sufferers will respond positively to chiropractic treatments. That’s because when your body is out of balance, your allergies often get worse. Here are some of the symptoms that allergies can cause.

  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Headaches
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy, watery eyes
  • Coughing
  • Scratchy throat
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty breathing

Chiropractic Care for Allergies

Receiving chiropractic care for proper spine alignment will help your nervous and immune systems become more balanced. The adjustments help to regulate the rush of histamine and amount of cortisol produced during this season of misery. So instead of overreacting to these prevalent outdoor allergens, the body’s reaction will be more subdued, and quite possibly, could even become non-existent over time.

Seeing your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic regularly is a safe and effective way for relieving your allergy symptoms and even stopping them at their source. Chiropractic care helps to reduce the severity of symptoms as well as the frequency of their attacks, and it is completely drug-free. So instead of receiving a short-term fix along with medication side effects, you are looking at long-term results that are 100 percent natural.

People of all ages suffer from uncomfortable allergy symptoms throughout the year. At The Joint Chiropractic, our goal is to help patients manage and even overcome these issues. In doing so, we are also able to help improve their overall health and wellness. And with more than 400 locations nationwide, it’s easy to find us. So head on outdoors and come see us for some allergy relief. Staying cooped up inside until allergy season is over is really no way to live.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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