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Boosting Your Immune System

Posted: March 3, 2020

With spring on its way and with it comes warmer weather anda fresh feeling, sometimes we can’t avoid the miserable and inconvenience ofthe common cold. Our immune system is a vital part of us staying healthy, aswell as our bodies being able to function to its full potential, and ourlifestyles play a huge role in whether or not we stay healthy on a consistentbasis!How Can Chiropractic help boost the immune system?The nervous system and immune system are hardwired to worktogether to create optimal responses for the body and interact with each othermore often than you may think!The nervous system relays information to the brain from theentire body and can directly influence receptors in the immune system. Thebrain has the ability to use nerve cells to communicate directly with theimmune system and trigger an immune response, and vice versa. The immune systemcan send signals to the brain to let it know of any foreign, unwanted antigens.The brain can then tell the nervous system to react.  With the nerve system unhindered by subluxations somestudies have shown increased levels of antibodies and other essential cells inthe immune system following an adjustment. In some cases, patients who weresick with colds, sore throats, and sinus congestion reported acceleratedrecoveries after their adjustments! If you start to feelunder the weather call the office 815-623-8000 to get in to see Dr. Rini for animmune system boost, so that you can be back to your normal active self sooner!

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