Asthma is now a serious public health issue, according to the World Health Organization. There are over 100 million sufferers worldwide. Here in the Wasatch valley, during the winter months, many people experience asthmatic symptoms due to the inversion. Inversion is when cold air and pollutants are trapped by a layer of warm air. Those that already have asthma are more vulnerable to the poor air quality, but people can experience asthma symptoms seasonally, that don’t typically suffer from asthma.
Chiropractic techniques and services are also used to help treat asthma in a natural way. Strain on the nervous system may cause or exacerbate asthma symptoms and trigger asthma attacks. Proper chiropractic adjustments can help to relieve stresses on the nervous system, which will allow the body to begin healing and combating the illness naturally. Chiropractic treatment has also shown to help relieve allergy attacks which often cause asthma attacks in individuals with asthma.
Asthma sufferers have a very delicate respiratory system. An