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Peoria IL | Chiropractic care for digestive conditions

Peoria IL | Chiropractic care for digestive conditions, Digestive disorders present a wide range of bothersome symptoms that can affect one’s immune system, and overall quality of life. Common symptoms of a digestive disorder include gas, constipation, diarrhea, as well as irritable bowel syndrome.

CT scan of patient shown Crohn's disease in th...

CT scan of patient shown Crohn’s disease in the fundus of the stomach. Released into public domain on permission of patient — Samir धर्म 10:27, 3 June 2006 (UTC) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Steroid-based medication is usually prescribed to relieve these symptoms, but along with strong side effects, medication alone fails to address the underlying factors which cause the digestive problem in the first place.

Many people don’t think of a Chiropractic Peoria as the first stop of digestive conditions, but As a holistic alternative, and/or complement, to traditional medicine, chiropractic care has been shown to be effective in the treatment of digestive disorders by addressing the their root cause(s).

Peoria IL Chiropractic Care for Digestive Conditions

The nervous system controls digestive function. Misalignment of the spine could interfere with how well the bowel and neurological process works.

Spinal adjustment spine painlessly corrects a misalignment, relieving symptoms by restoring the digestive processes’ natural rhythm.

Once a Peoria chiropractor has identified the location of a person’s spinal misalignment, an adjustment can be made to restore the imbalance. By recognizing the body’s innate ability to heal itself, a chiropractic approach seeks to restore organ function without relying on medication.

Crohn’s Disease

Studies show that chiropractic care is an effective method for treating digestive conditions. There is also an established link between Crohn’s disease, which causes inflammation in the small intestine and the digestive tract, and spinal misalignment. Those suffering from Crohn’s disease report a great deal of pain, diarrhea, and frequent bowel movements.

The treatment of Crohn’s disease usually involve the use of corticosteroids, but their side effects may actually increase one’s vulnerability to the infection. Treatment options that naturally boost rather than suppress the immune system is preferable.
Spinal manipulation has been linked with relieving symptoms, and even causing remission, of Crohn’s disease. In addition, people receiving chiropractic care often experience a better quality of life, as well as improved immune and nervous system function.
Your chiropractor can also provide nutritional counseling, and suggest supplements, herbs, and other complementary approaches to treat your digestive condition and receive long-lasting relief of symptoms.

Contact your Peoria Chiropractor to discuss your condition, and find out how you can start feeling better overall.

Sources:

http://www.naturalnews.com/029164_chiropractic_digestive_disorders.html

http://www.spinalhealth.com/digestiveproblems.shtml

http://www.chiropracticnow.com/GI-disorders.html

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