Germs Are Not the Enemy!

LIVING WELL, eating well, moving well, thinking well

How come some people go from one cold to the next, getting all the bugs that “go around” and others don’t? It was this very question that prompted D. D. Palmer (the founder of Chiropractic) back in 1895 to pursue what we call chiropractic!

We meet a lot of people who are fearful of germs. But germs are a lot like seeds. Ever try to start a lawn or plant a garden? It doesn’t just happen. The conditions have to be just right! Same with germs manifesting into disease.

A common factor is a depressed immune system, and your nervous system affects the function of your immune system. Weakened by a compromised nervous system, your stomach, lungs, nose, ears and throat become the perfect “soil” for viruses, microbes and other bugs.

Restoring the integrity of the nervous system is what chiropractic does. It’s a simple idea that helps our patients enjoy better health, naturally. If you’ve been a regular reader to these weekly articles you’ve seen this message before. This IS the wellness component of Family Chiropractic Wellness Centre and is the basis for recommended periodic wellness/maintenance adjustments.

What else can we do to protect ourselves?  Again, if you’re a regular reader you already know the answer. Eat Well, Move Well and Think Well. We’ve discussed and shown numerous times the reality that 70% of modern diseases of our culture are lifestyle based. Quite simply, modern illness is a consequence of lifestyle choices. Contrary to what some would like us to believe, it’s not genetic!! You have control.