Treatment for Digestive Disorders from our Chiropractor in Lexington, KY
Digestive disorders also commonly called GI tract, or gastrointestinal disorders can include one or more sections of the digestive tract which is roughly 30 feet long, and includes the following parts of the body:
- Small Intestine
- Large Intestine (colon)
Symptoms of/and Digestive Disorders
There are several digestive disorders our Chiropractor in Lexington KY can help patients with including the following:
- Abdominal Pain
- Bloody Stools
- Difficulty Swallowing
What Causes Digestive Disorders?
The nerves in the abdomen and chest area (of the spine) control the digestive tract. If the vertebrae are not aligned properly, the nerves become exasperated. The irritation can make the nerves send unpredictable impulses to the stomach, and small and large intestines this is what causes digestive tract issues. A person can experience excess gas, bloat, and constipation.
When that section of the spine is realigned and back in the correct alignment, it permits the involved nerves and muscles to let go of the tension they were holding. The release of the tension may help ease digestive problems.
How Our Chiropractor in Lexington, KY can Help
Our Chiropractor in Lexington KY can get to the source of the digestive problems by examining the spine, looking for pinched nerves and once found a treatment can begin.
Our chiropractor will also help the individual decide if a lifestyle change is necessary, and if so, what things need to be changed. There are several things that can affect a persons’ digestive tract and result in digestive problems and disorders including the following:
- Smoking can cause heartburn and other acid problems
- Overuse of alcohol causes dehydration and can cause constipation
- Unhealthy diet can cause all sorts of digestive disorders
- Lack of exercise makes the digestive tract sluggish, which can create an assortment of problems
When a person has one or more vertebras out of alignment or nerves pinched in-between them a person can develop numerous health problems and not just ones related to the digestive tract.
Once the vertebrae have been realigned the digestive disorders will improve and often, heal completely, depending on the severity. It is also beneficial to stay hydrated, a person’s digestive tract needs a lot of water to help digest the food and move it through them and out of the body while it absorbs the vitamin, minerals, and other nutrients in the body’s bloodstream, exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and have regular chiropractor adjustments.
Contact Our Local Chiropractor in Lexington for More Information Today!
If you suffer from digestive disorders or uncomfortable digestive problems contact our Chiropractor in Lexington, KY for a free new patient consultation at 859-253-0038.