• Chiropractic helps with digestive issues

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    November 19, 2018
    With everyone preparing for Thanksgiving and planning the holiday feasting next week, please consider Chiropractic care to help your body power through the candies, pies, and cakes that are just around the corner.


    Chiropractic helps with digestive issues:                                       Over $80 billion are spent each year on drugs to relieve heartburn, acid reflux, bloating, gas, irritable bowel, constipation, diarrhea and other digestive disorders. These symptoms of abnormal digestive are becoming increasingly more prevalent in our society. Science and research have shown that chiropractic care offers a powerful solution to this modern-day epidemic.
    The nervous system controls digestive function from several different regions. The vagus nerve which courses out of the brain stem and runs near the atlas bone innervates all the major organs of digestion and functions to stimulate the digestive process. Other major areas controlling the pace of digestion include the sympathetic nerves coming out of the thoracic & lumbar regions and the sacral parasympathetic nerve fibers. Spinal misalignment in any of these regions can lead to neurological compromise and altered digestive function.
    Several studies have demonstrated the power of chiropractic adjustments restoring optimal function in individuals with digestive disturbances. In a published case study, a young woman had been afflicted with IBS symptoms once or twice a week for 5 years. After one adjustment she noticed an easing of symptoms and within a short time all her digestive problems disappeared. When the report was published 2 years later she was still symptom free.
    To read more studies that have been conducted on chiropractic's effect on the digestive system, click here.
    Wishing you health, wellness, and a joyful holiday,
    Dr. Pam Jarboe               Dr. Steve Jarboe
    Community Chiropractic              Community Chiropractic
    of Acton, MA                                     of Groton, MA
    978-263-9355                                   978-448-9355
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