Chiropractors have long said that spinal adjustments keep people healthier; not just pain free, but actually healthier. This article shows the mechanism by which this occurs.
Reserachers at the University of Madrid in Madrid, Spain found a direct link between chiropractic adjustments and a key immunity and inflammation regulating hormone, cortisol.
Cortisol prevents formation of excessive amounts of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation. It slows our inflammatory response, but does not completely stop it. Cortisol also mediates the immune system by counteracting the effects of stress.
The Madrid study showed that chiropractic adjustments caused the brain to release more cortisol and that blood plasma cortisol levels rose post-adjustment.
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Chiropractic is an effective means to end pain. Its more than just cracking stuck bones. The adjustment causes a myriad of neurochemical responses in the body to normalize health. Its through this mechanism that the health inducing effects of chiropractic occurs. Less pain and more health–Chiropractic Works.&
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Chiropractic boosts immunity