Scientists continue to study the role of the body’s nervous system in triggering diabetes. One area of interest is the positive effects experienced by diabetics after receiving chiropractic care to stabilize their blood sugar.
For those who suffer from adult onset diabetes, regular exercise, good nutrition, and chiropractic consultations can be incredibly successful at decreasing hemoglobin and the amount of insulin needed. Often, after one month, a patient sees normalization of glucose levels in blood and urine samples, reducing their reliance on insulin shots for glucose control.
If you, or someone you know, suffers from diabetes and is looking for alternative methods to manage this condition alongside the typical insulin routine, our chiropractors may be able to help. Contact us today and schedule an appointment to see one of our doctors to discuss your situation.
How Does Chiropractic Care Manage Diabetes?
Diabetes was once thought of strictly as a disorder related to the endocrine or autoimmune systems. From that hypothesis arose common treatment plans that involve insulin to manage blood sugar levels. But recent research shows that the cause of diabetes is more complex than initially thought. The disease is actually linked to the functioning of the central nervous system.
We know that chiropractic care helps to restore and maintain proper functioning of the central nervous system by correcting misalignments in the spine, which often interferes with your nerves ability to work correctly.
The Connection Between The Central Nervous System And Diabetes
The correlation between the two involves understanding how nerves in the upper neck and middle back affect functioning in the pancreas, influencing the production of insulin as well as enzymes necessary to digest proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Diabetes is a result of the imbalance between sugar and digestion.
Neurostructural chiropractic care assists in restoring functioning throughout the body, including hormonal functioning. This alleviates the strain placed on the central nervous system and allows the pancreas to return to regular production levels of key enzymes. The nerves that reach your pancreas radiate from your middle back and upper neck. If these nerves fail to do their job for any reason, pancreatic functioning can decrease. This can lead to a disruption in your body’s supply of insulin.
Regular chiropractic appointments can keep the spine better aligned, which enables optimal functioning of your central nervous system.
Schedule A Visit To Learn More
Chiropractic care could become a critical component in optimizing your health and improving the connections throughout your body. To learn more about how we may be able to help you, please call for a complimentary consultation with our doctors to formulate a personalized approach to your diabetes. Relief is waiting for those patients who have suffered from diabetes and its symptoms.