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Children and Alternative Remedies

Children and Alternative Remedies

A new study shows that today, children under the age of 18 are taking advantage of alternative remedies much more often. These alternative remedies include chiropractic adjustments, vitamin and mineral supplements and regular exercises such as yoga. Though often it’s the parent who insists on these types of treatments, kids are more likely to stay on these routines taught to them by their parents at an early age.

Millennials are a good example of this. This group was born between the early 80’s and the year 2000 and they are much more health conscious than previous generations. This could be the result of good teaching from their parents, but it may also be simple common sense. People now seem to be experiencing more serious health problems at earlier ages. Many factors contribute to this including a stressful lifestyle, poor air quality, a poor diet and obesity.

With alternative treatments, an individual can often get longer-lasting results while avoiding harmful prescription medications. It’s not uncommon today for parents to give their kids fish oil supplements, Echinacea, vitamins and probiotics, just to name a few. When you can use an all-natural remedy for yourself and your family, you can avoid possible side effects from prescription drugs. People with this mindset tend to be healthier overall. You might think of it as a generation of Americans that has finally seen the light. They watched their parents and grandparents experience severe health problems and they’ve learned some important lessons.

Chiropractic care is all about restoring the human body to its optimal operating condition so that your own natural ability to heal kicks in. When your body is working right, your immune system will fight disease and harmful bacteria. Your body is supposed to produce antibodies that go to work at once any time foreign bacteria try to come in and cause trouble. Using manual manipulation, the bones are realigned. You start to feel better right away in many cases.

Atlanta Spine Center specializes in holistic treatment options that are noninvasive and traditionally produce very minimal side effects. By keeping your spine healthy, your whole nervous system is able to fight off disease more readily. We believe in a healthy lifestyle that will keep you in good physical and mental condition for years. Please call us if you’d like to schedule an appointment.

Atlanta: 404.575.1300


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