Digestive issues are on the rise. Many people are becoming intolerant to certain types of food or are not getting the nutrients they need. When your digestive system isn’t working properly you feel tired and sluggish. It can interrupt your life physically, mentally, and emotionally. It can be hard to determine what exactly is causing you to feel this way – Dairy? Gluten? Sugar?
While changing your diet to determine what is causing your to feel this way is definitely recommended, you should also consider reaching out to a trusted chiropractor for chiropractic care in the Mesa, Arizona area. LifeCare Chiropractic will explain that many gastrointestinal issues can actually be tied to poor spinal health.
Your nervous system is connected to your digestive system
Your spine is connected to every vital organ through your nervous system. Chiropractors study those connections between your nervous system and your organs to ensure that everything is working properly. This includes your digestive system.
Your nervous system has complete control of parts of your digestive system including the rate your body digests food. If the nerves in your spine aren’t working properly, then you can have issues with your digestive system.
A misalignment of certain parts of your spine called subluxations can cause improper digestion. If stress is put on your nerves or your spine is not properly aligned, your nervous system can’t send the right signals to your digestive system to tell it how to digest your food. This can trigger acid reflux, constipation, and upset stomach.
Misalignment can also prevent nutrients from flowing to the rest of your body. Chiropractic care in the Mesa, AZ area makes sure that your nervous system and digestive tract are communicating properly. If they aren’t then you could be malnourished, regardless of what you are eating.
How chiropractors can help
Chiropractic care in the Mesa, AZ area can identify what part of your spine is out of alignment by taking X-rays. They can determine what parts of your spine they need to adjust in order to relieve the pressure on your nerves.
A chiropractor can safely and noninvasively make these small adjustments to correct these subluxations, or misalignments. They will use their hands to gently guide the spine back into the proper place. This will relieve the pressure on your nerves and after a few visits you should be able to notice a difference in the way you are feeling. Realigning your spine is a great, long term solution to your digestive problems that can potentially allow you to no longer rely on your medication.
If you are suffering from any form of digestive issue (acid reflux, IBS, constipation, food intolerance etc.), please reach out to a chiropractor to learn more about chiropractic care in the Mesa, AZ area. It is an easy and noninvasive way for you to dramatically improve the quality of your life. Because of the holistic aspect of chiropractic care, many chiropractors are also nutritionists. They can help you determine if you are malnourished, have a food intolerance, and what nutrients you need to get your nervous system working properly.
Our Mesa, AZ chiropractors can come up with a custom chiropractic treatment plan that is right for you and fits into your schedule. Call LifeCare Chiropractic today to schedule a consultation.