asthma, breathing problems, upper cervical, chiropracticAsthma is an extremely common breathing ailment that plagues the world. Do you suffer from bouts of breathing difficulties? Do you find yourself having to carry an inhaler with you every where that you go in order to feel safe? If you are searching for a drug-free alternative to help your asthma, then you will want to look into upper cervical chiropractic care. It is the best way for you to get natural relief, and there are many studies to back up that claim.

According to one study, 47 individuals of various ages who suffered from asthma were treated using upper cervical chiropractic. Many of these individuals were children or young adults. What were the results? Nearly all of the participants saw significant benefits from the upper cervical chiropractic treatment. Asthma symptoms were at least lessened if not eliminated completely. There are many testimonials available on the Internet of individuals who saw relief of their asthma symptoms thanks to alignment of their C-1 and C-2 vertebrae.

An Upper Neck Injury?

But what does the upper neck have to do with asthma? The fact is that the C-1 and C-2 vertebrae support the skull. This puts them in close contact with the brain stem and spinal cord. The slightest misalignment in these bones can thus apply pressure to parts of the body that are responsible for sending the messages that control how the entire rest of the body functions. The misalignment may be small enough to cause no pain itself, but still cause serious symptoms throughout the body such as asthma.

Where did the injury come from? You may not remember experiencing any trauma to your neck. That could be because the injury occurred at birth. Even if there wasn’t a major birth complication such as the umbilical cord becoming wrapped around the neck, an injury still could have occurred even if just due to lengthy labor. For others, the injury occurs as a child or an adult due to whiplash or another injury affecting the upper neck.

What to Do Next

If you or a loved one suffer from asthma, why not make an appointment to see if upper cervical chiropractic can benefit you. An exam my reveal an injury that could be treated drug-free. Yes, many are stuck taking prescription medications for what is merely the symptom of a C-1 or C-2 misalignment. See if can receive natural relief with upper cervical chiropractic care.

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Dr. Armen Manoucherian of Health Edge Family Spinal Care in Glendale, California is a Glendale Chiropractor and Upper Cervical Specialist trained by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). He has helped many children and adults find natural relief in Glendale, California. His upper cervical clinic also serves the communities of Pasadena, Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Burbank. He is uniquely trained to correct problems in the upper cervical spine (upper neck). This vital area is intimately connected to the central nervous system and problems in this area have been shown to be an underlying cause of a variety of different health problems. More information can be found on his website at