Infertility is a pain no couple wishes to experience, and yet according to the CDC website, 6.7 million women experience impaired ability to get pregnant or carry a baby to full term. There are many possible factors that can affect a woman’s ability to carry a baby: stress, life-style habits, nutrition, a healthy nervous system.
Chiropractic has quickly become a highly sought-after treatment solution to infertility. Chiropractors
align your spine to keep your nervous system functioning properly, which keeps the rest of your body healthy and able to function without nerve interference. Their goal is to keep your body behaving the way it should. By adjusting away nerve interference, you are allowing proper nerve flow to all parts of your body, including your reproductive organs, aiding in their ability to heal and perform correctly.
In addition to their ability to help you have a healthy nervous system, chiropractors are also knowledgeable on healthy, natural ways to reduce stress. They can help you find the appropriate way to reduce stress during this crucial time of your life. Nutrition plays a important factor in your ability to cope with stress and keep your body healthy. Your chiropractor can help you in your journey to health by answering any questions you have on your food choices as well.
Many women who use other fertility treatments also seek the care of chiropractic as it is safe to use during virtually any other fertility treatment. In fact, in an article on chiropractic and infertility, americanpregnancy.org writes, “[chiropractic]can greatly improve the chances of successful medical procedures such as In Vitro Fertilization( IVF).” For this reason, there are many medical doctors who seek to work with chiropractors when their patients experience infertility issues.
Once pregnant, chiropractic care can keep your body healthy throughout the process. From helping the aches and pains that come with pregnancy, to even creating an easier delivery, chiropractic is important to a healthy pregnancy.
Infertility can be stressful, but with proper guidance, it does not have to be. Come in to our office to discuss how we can get your started on your journey to fertility.
Author: Kaleigh Woods 2015