Chiropractor Fort Myers & Southwest Florida http://drkasters.com Wed, 19 Jan 2022 07:34:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Feeling Foggy, Slow, and Tired? – You need a Brain Boost http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/feeling-foggy-slow-and-tired-you-need-a-brain-boost/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/feeling-foggy-slow-and-tired-you-need-a-brain-boost/#respond Wed, 19 Jan 2022 07:34:28 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=6176 Ready to feel like yourself again? Many of us feel these days like we are going through life in a fog. We go to bed tired and wake up just as exhausted. We go to work, socialize a little, and repeat the cycle. When you feel worn down and lack energy it’s a challenge to [...]

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Ready to feel like yourself again?

Many of us feel these days like we are going through life in a fog. We go to bed tired and wake up just as exhausted. We go to work, socialize a little, and repeat the cycle.

When you feel worn down and lack energy it’s a challenge to get through some days let alone be creative and enjoy life or your job. It is important to realize that it isn’t your fault. The standard American diet these days does not supply our bodies with everything we need. When you are vitamin or nutrient deficient your cells must work overtime. That causes a lack of energy and a need for more rest. When this cycle continues for too long it can also leas into illness and disease.

This is where high quality bio available supplementation is key. Not all supplements are created equal so know your source and do your research. At Kaster Chiropractic we have done just that, and it is why we trust and use Nutritional Frontiers for our patients. Potency, purity, and results are what counts.

If you are experiencing a slow down in memory access, cognitive thought, and a lack of vitality we suggest Nutritional Frontiers Brain Boost Formula.

It helps support:

– Cellular energy levels in the brain
– Cognitive function
– Memory recall
– Mental alertness
– Nerve conduction
– Neurotransmitter production
– Oxygen uptake by brain cells

  • Folic Acid and B12 help to support optimal brain function and mental energy, clarity, and focus.

BENEFITS broken down by ingredient

  • Quatrefolic™ 5-methyltetrahydrofolateFolates are normally found in a wide variety of foods and are commonly consumed through a diet of green leafy vegetables and animal products such as milk and dairy products. Unfortunately, folates contained in foods are unstable and susceptible to oxidation. Humans cannot synthesize folate because of its water-soluble nature. Folate plays an essential role in cell division and DNA synthesis and is involved in human growth and development. Humans need to maintain an adequate dietary intake of folate during various stages of their lives to stay healthy.

 

  • Phosphatidylcholine is a stable source of choline that supports proper nerve and brain function, circulation, is needed for proper nerve transmission from the brain through the central nervous system, and increases norepinepherine and dopamine which supports learning and memory. Choline is essential in manufacturing Acetylcholine, a very important neurotransmitter for memory recall and brain function.

 

  • Bacopa Monniera has been used in the Ayurvedic system of medicine for centuries. Traditionally, it was used as a brain tonic to enhance memory development, learning, and concentration. The constituents responsible for Bacopa’s cognitive effects are bacosides A and B. Bacopa has also been shown to help support normal levels of the Cortisol and DHEA hormones produced by the body to promote the management of stress.

 

  • Acetyl L-Carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid carnitine, supports nerve function, neurotransmitter production, and is necessary for normal neuron and brain function, memory, mood, alertness, attention span and problem solving. Carnitine is involved in long chain fatty acid metabolism and transport to provide cellular energy.
  • Panax Ginsenghas been used to help with rigorous workloads, meeting demanding deadlines, recover from athletic effort and counteract the effects of jet lag. It has been used to counteract the effects of stress and low mood.

 

  • Phosphatidylserine (PS)supports the neurotransmitters that affect memory, is a component of the cell’s membrane and a major phospholipid in the brain and nervous system. It supports nerve cells, releases neurotransmitters (acetylcholine and dopamine) in the brain to support cognition and memory. PS has a positive impact on behavior, is needed for proper metabolism of fatty acids, and to maintain a healthy immune system.

 

  • Ginkgo Bilobahas been used to support optimal brain function. The active compounds of Ginkgo Biloba act as free radical scavengers. They support the utilization of oxygen and glucose, healthy circulation, activity, memory and mood balance. Vinpocetine is reported to have cerebral blood-flow enhancing and neuroprotective effects and is used in Eastern Europe for the treatment of cerebrovascular disorders and age-related memory impairment.
  • Huperzine This herbal extract has a well-characterized inhibitory effect on acetylcholinesterase, an enzyme responsible for degrading the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Efficient Ach neurotransmission is critical in processes underlying learning, memory, and attention.

 

The office of Kaster Chiropractic and Associates in Fort Myers, Florida is happy to do a complete nutritional profile for you or to just allow you to buy retail from us at our 1791 Boy Scout Dr, # 6, Fort Myers, FL location. www.kasterchiropractic.com 239-332-2555.

 

 

 

 

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Though hand sanitizer gel was created in 1966 it did not gain popularity until much later. 2002 marked the CDC’s recommendation to use and publicize sanitizers for public use. This was when many companies jumped on the band wagon and commercialized hand sanitizer gels began to flood the market.

Prior to this most of us grew up playing outside, getting dirty, and getting cleaned up with just good old soap and water. Our wounds healed and we grew up to be healthy adults.

Here in 2022, we are bombarded with antibacterial everything, especially thanks to the pandemic – soaps, wipes, hand sanitizers. Kids are being over sanitized to the point of possibly washing away their immunity to germs. Unless you are exposed to germs, dirt, and bacteria you never have a chance to build immunity to it.

A True Look at Hand Sanitizers

What is really in them?

Alcohol – According to the National Poison Data System, kids ingested hand sanitizer over 120,000 times between 2014 and 2019.

92% of these incidents involved products made with alcohol, which have the most dangerous consequences. Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic sanitizers, though, had negative effects on kids. This has become popular among teens, but many involve small children who think that if it smells good, it must also taste good. Even when supervised many little kids will try and lick the sanitizer off their hands.

For a sanitizer to be effective, it must be a minimum of 60% alcohol. But that is far from all that is in these little bottles that claim to be keeping us safe.

Benzalkonium Chloride – Causes disruption of lipid (fat) bi-layers in cell membranes which is how it kills bacteria. Unfortunately, it also kills enzymes your body needs to stay healthy. These enzymes are what control how much water, fat and other materials enter the cells. It is toxic to humans in higher concentrations and toxic to wildlife in its smallest amounts.

Fragranced added – There is no current regulation on “fragrance” at all. It can contain a whole array of chemicals that no one is required to list.

Phthalates – This is the chemical that helps give it an “oily” feel. It has been noted in studies to have negative effects on male reproductive effectiveness.

Formaldehyde – This preservative has been known to irritate the respiratory tract and the endocrine system (regulation of hormones).

Triclosan – This is an antibacterial substance but has been linked with failing antibacterial resistance over time. This leads to more illness and the lesser ability of the weakened immune system to fight infections off.

Our conclusion? – If you must use hand sanitizer, use it sparingly. Wash your hands frequently with good old-fashioned soap and water.

If you are looking for natural antibacterial properties choose a soap made with essential oils, which are antibacterial and antiviral. Wash your hands, rubbing them for at least 20-30 seconds, then rinse and dry.

Chiropractor | Nutritionist in Ft Myers, Florida.

Chiropractic care is a safe, alternative treatment when applied appropriately. Chiropractic treatments help in dealing with the symptoms of many conditions. Are you going to wait for your symptoms to be felt, or are you going to prevent it as soon as possible?

Dr. Jason B. Kaster in conjunction with Kaster Chiropractic and Associates a chiropractic office in Fort Myers can help you and your family achieve their optimal health.

      SCHEDULE NOW!   239-332-2555    

 

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Customized Weight Loss Programs That Work in Fort Myers, Florida http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/customized-weight-loss-programs-work-fort-myers-florida/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/customized-weight-loss-programs-work-fort-myers-florida/#respond Wed, 12 Jan 2022 07:47:40 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=6157 Haven’t you had enough of the yo-yo dieting? Balance your weight and get results that last with Kaster Chiropractic and Nutritional Services. This is the very last “diet program” you will ever need. We hesitate to even call it that because of the stigma fad diets have gained over the years, but for lack of [...]

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Haven’t you had enough of the yo-yo dieting?

Balance your weight and get results that last with Kaster Chiropractic and Nutritional Services.

This is the very last “diet program” you will ever need. We hesitate to even call it that because of the stigma fad diets have gained over the years, but for lack of a better term we will stick with it.

Our program a lifestyle makeover. Easy to follow and stay with this is not a crash diet. This is us listening to your goals and considering your current health profile to create a program specifically for what your body needs nutritionally and exercise wise in order to help promote the loss of unwanted weight while reducing the risk of hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and whole-body inflammation.

This program promotes healthy eating and dietary supplements, combined with lifestyle changes and exercise.

Initial assessment and recommendations

  • Acute weight loss plan
  • Nutritional changes to reduce cholesterol, blood pressure, risk of diabetes and inflammation
  • Supplements to suppress your appetite, and boost energy
  • Exercise guidelines
  • Weekly follow up visits to make you accountable, and to adjust or make changes to your tailored program

See Results and Feel Amazing

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The program emphasizes quality food choices, portion control, and exercise. By following Dr. Kaster’s regimen, you’ll burn more calories than you consume and lose 0.5-2 pounds per week. We will be testing you using the bio impedance machine which helps is to set a customized plan for your specific needs which helps you achieve your short-term weight loss and long-term maintenance goals.

The first two weeks of the plan will jump-start the weight loss process. The purpose is to induce weight loss by changing your body’s metabolism from carbohydrate burning to fat burning. It does require self-control and dedication; fortunately, the results will be significant, and this will not be your permanent way of eating.

Though the amount of time needed varies from patient to patient, with all there are three phases.

  • Acute (First 2 weeks) this is the jumpstart phase.
  • The Transition Phase
  • The Maintenance Phase

Initial Assessment is a program fee of $125. It includes:

  • History and physical exam
  • Vital signs, height, weight, BMI, and Waist circumference
  • Nutrition and exercise consult
  • Diet plan and educational handouts
  • Natural supplements recommended to suppress appetite and increase energy levels
  • Starter kit which includes:
    Food and exercise journal, carbohydrate counter book, bio impedance testing including basal metabolic rate / basal metabolic index / lean to fat mass ratio. Supplements and Natural appetite suppressants are additional, a 60-day supply averages $150-$200.

 

There is a Weekly Visit Charge of $25. Included in that is:

  • Vital signs and weigh-in
  • Consultation
  • Sublingual B-12 60 tablets available
  • Bio impedance testing recommended every 2 weeks

If you are serious about changing your body and your life and you are in the Fort Myers, Florida area it is time to come see Dr. Kaster at Kaster Chiropractic and Associates. 239-332-2555 www.kasterchiropractic.com.

Let us show you just how good you can look and feel!

 

 

 

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Itchy Twitchy Legs?

Restless leg syndrome also known as Willis-Ekbom Disease affects 7 to 10% of the US population. It’s a neurological condition according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes.

The symptoms may vary from person to person but for the most part sufferers experience agitating sensations in their legs that prevent them from sleeping. It may present as a tickling sensation, itching, crawling, or your legs physically twitching and kicking. Getting up and walking around helps, but that certainly doesn’t get you the sleep that you need.

Symptoms common in restless leg syndrome can include sensations of aching, gnawing, burning, or cramping from the knee below and in most cases, it can also be painful.

Those who suffer severely from it cannot deal with having a blanket draped over their legs at night. Symptoms tend to occur when a person is relaxing or has been sitting for a long while.

The severity and length of pain becomes stronger and longer as a person ages. It is also important to make it clear that restless leg syndrome is not leg cramps. Leg cramps include a knotting of the muscles and they do not have the same causes.

Seeking Chiropractic Care

As this condition is caused by a dysfunction of the nervous system, and that is why chiropractic care is an excellent choice to help in correction of the problem.

 

Nerves that don’t function properly also prevent normal functioning of the areas they lead to and many nerves exiting from the lower spine control leg muscles. Your chiropractor can help relieve irritation in these nerves. This relaxes the muscles and ensures proper electric impulse nerve flow which successfully helps treat the restless leg syndrome.

 

If you have restless legs and are in the Fort Myers, Florida area give the office of Kaster Chiropractic and Associates a call today at 239-332-2555 or visit www.kasterchiropractic.com to learn more.

 

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Chiropractic Care IS Health Insurance http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/chiropractic/chiropractic-care-health-insurance/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/chiropractic/chiropractic-care-health-insurance/#respond Wed, 05 Jan 2022 07:25:15 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=6148 It is truly bizarre how twisted the meaning of some things have become in modern day society. Health Insurance – the literal meaning would be something that ensures your health. If we look at our current policies for “Health Insurance”, there is very little in there that is preventative care or maintenance related. Included in [...]

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It is truly bizarre how twisted the meaning of some things have become in modern day society. Health Insurance – the literal meaning would be something that ensures your health. If we look at our current policies for “Health Insurance”, there is very little in there that is preventative care or maintenance related.

Included in most policies is a yearly wellness check up which consists of little more than a 15-to-20-minute visit with a physician who will ask you a few questions, take your height, weight, blood pressure, and vitals and then send you out the door till next year. They also include a colonoscopy and mammogram recommendation, which are there to look for specific forms of cancer.

None of these things do anything to increase or boost your health and wellbeing. They only seek to find problems already in progress.

If you are looking for actual care which helps assure your current and future wellbeing, what you are looking for is chiropractic. Chiropractic care gently adjusts the body back into proper alignment. When your skeletal structure is fully in alignment it means there are no subluxations or impingements and your nervous system (which controls every organ in the body including the brain) can send the needed electrical signals to keep everything working properly and in good health.

When these signals are dampened or cut off entirely your body loses the ability to properly transmit signals and disease and illness are the eventual results as well as the wear and tear of an ongoing misalignment causing other parts of the body to over-compensate and work harder than they should have to.

Regular chiropractic adjustments help your body continually work the way it was designed. This includes the immune system. Studies over the years have proven that chiropractic boosts immunity and helps it hold strong though cold and flu season. This goes for COVID as well. When your defense system is up and strong you are far less likely to get sick.

The true meaning of health insurance is taking care of yourself in an ongoing fashion. Not waiting till you get sick, fall ill, or start noticing symptoms. The time take care of yourself is now.

Call the office of Kaster Chiropractic and Associates in Fort Myers, Florida at 239-332-2555 to schedule your appointment. www.kasterchiropractic.com.

 

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Is Joint Pain Making You feel Old Before Your Time? http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/chiropractic/joint-pain-making-feel-old-time/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/chiropractic/joint-pain-making-feel-old-time/#respond Mon, 20 Dec 2021 07:56:27 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=6139 Aches and pains can range from mild to unbearable. If you have a condition or injury that is causing your joints to be painful such as Rheumatoid Arthritis or Osteoarthritis, Gout, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, or another autoimmune issue, or you have taken a hard traumatic fall it may feel some days that your body is far [...]

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Aches and pains can range from mild to unbearable.

If you have a condition or injury that is causing your joints to be painful such as Rheumatoid Arthritis or Osteoarthritis, Gout, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, or another autoimmune issue, or you have taken a hard traumatic fall it may feel some days that your body is far older that it is.

Joint pain can make daily life difficult.

Even small normal everyday acts like rising from a seated position or gripping a pen to write a letter can become daunting tasks.

Pain, in these cases, can be caused by inflammation, or it may also be a case where the cartilage has worn down and the bones are causing friction where there should be padding. It can also be areas of built-up calcium or of degeneration.

Whichever cause is plaguing you – we know joint pain lowers quality of life for many of our patients. Therefore, we sought out the very best natural answer available. HA (Hyamax) from Nutritional Frontiers is a natural lubricating agent in the joints found most abundantly in cartilage, synovial fluid, and skin.  It provides natural cushioning structures that are needed for every joint.

Hyamax is standardized natural Hylauronic acid. It can bind 1000 times its own weight of water for lubrication of your body’s movable parts – joints, muscles, and skin. It carries nutrition to any wounded or damaged sites to help repair quickly.  It is now available to you in either capsules or powder and is suggested for daily use for those with chronic joint pain.

While we do not yet have our online shop set up, we have sold and worked with Nutritional Frontiers products in our office for years and have HA Plus and other Nutritional Frontiers’ products available for purchase at the office of Kaster Chiropractic and Associates located at 1791 Boy Scout Dr. Suite 6, Fort Myers, Fl 33907.

Chiropractic care helps greatly with joint related pain and disorders. For a chiropractic appointment or to talk about ways to support your body nutritionally give the office a call at 239-332-2555.

www.kasterchiropractic.com

 

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Foam Rolling – Basic Realignment of the Spine in the Gym or at Home http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/chiropractic/foam-rolling-basic-realignment-spine-gym-home/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/chiropractic/foam-rolling-basic-realignment-spine-gym-home/#respond Fri, 17 Dec 2021 07:35:31 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=6115 Feeling sore and out of place but don’t have time to swing by the chiropractor’s office? Have you tried foam rolling? Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release technique to help relieve tight muscles, soreness, inflammation, and yes even misaligned spinal vertebra when done on the back. Foam rolling is great as a standalone therapy as [...]

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Feeling sore and out of place but don’t have time to swing by the chiropractor’s office?

Have you tried foam rolling?

Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release technique to help relieve tight muscles, soreness, inflammation, and yes even misaligned spinal vertebra when done on the back. Foam rolling is great as a standalone therapy as well as before and/or after a workout.

Foam rolling a few minutes a day helps to decrease muscles stiffness, increase circulation, break up knots and adhesions and scar tissue that prevent your body from moving correctly. When done down the spine it can also cause your spine to shift back into proper position which can help alleviate pain and future problems down the road. While it is not a replacement for chiropractic treatment it is a wonderful adjunct.

While it is not necessary to roll daily – doing it a few times a week helps keep your body flexible, release stress, and even avoid injury. It can also help if you are recovering from injuries as it can help heal your body properly and prevent lumps of scar tissue from forming.

LOWER BACK NOTE: When foam rolling your back do not do the middle to lower back. Upper back and down to the bottom of your ribcage is the perfect range. The lower back is not built for that kind of pressure and could cause more harm than good.

If you have any damage to your back – please check with your physician or chiropractor before beginning foam rolling to make sure it is ok for you.

How to foam roll – you can foam roll nearly any area of the body. You can lay back on the roller, sit on the roller, lean forward putting your thighs on it, roll out your sides, your IT bands, even your calves. Whatever body part feels tight and needs a release is a great one to aim for. Be cautious and go slowly. Listen to your body as to what feels good and what doesn’t. Tight and sore sensations are fine but if you feel actual pain (sharp, shooting, pinching, or intense) stop.

If you are in the Fort Myers, Florida area and need an adjustment come into Kaster Chiropractic. We are also happy to answer any stretching or foam rolling questions you may have. Our goal is to keep you in the best health possible. www.kasterchiropractic.com 239-332-2555.

 

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The holidays can be stressful enough when you feel well – planning, shopping, wrapping, visiting relatives and friends, parties to attend, holiday events at your kid’s schools, it’s a lot. But when you live in chronic pain with conditions like migraines or fibromyalgia, they can become unbearable.

You can easily get wrapped up in everything going on that you become too busy to take care of what’s important. Your health – physical and mental.

Take the time you need for yourself even if it means saying no to events or gatherings you are invited to and even if it means saying no to tasks other people “need” you to do. That is an emergency on their part, not yours. If you don’t set boundaries, you can easily be busy every minute of the day till New Years.

Be mindful of your nutrition. Food is our fuel and without proper fuel you may find yourself catching a cold or flu. Then you are out for the count anyway and are not help to anyone, nor will you be there to enjoy the wonderful parts of all of it.

Exercise – moving your body makes you feel better, and it increases your overall immune system response.

Go get adjusted – We cannot stress this enough – your nervous system needs to be working properly for you to feel well. That includes the ability to deal with stress.

Come see us. www.kasterchiropractic.com at Kaster Chiropractic in Fort Myers, Fl. 239-332-2555 is our office number, give us a call to schedule your realignment so that your body can help you support your holiday endeavors naturally.

At the office of Kaster Chiropractic and Associates we wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

 

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Experiencing Muscle Pain? You Might Need a Chiropractic Adjustment http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/chiropractic/experiencing-muscle-pain-might-need-chiropractic-adjustment/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/chiropractic/experiencing-muscle-pain-might-need-chiropractic-adjustment/#respond Mon, 13 Dec 2021 07:31:08 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=6112 You may think of chiropractic adjustments as simply for back or neck pain when you have done something to yourself like a slip and fall or a car crash. The truth is we can injure ourselves, especially as we get older, doing practically nothing. Sleeping, bending, rearranging the garage, hitting your head on the car [...]

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You may think of chiropractic adjustments as simply for back or neck pain when you have done something to yourself like a slip and fall or a car crash. The truth is we can injure ourselves, especially as we get older, doing practically nothing. Sleeping, bending, rearranging the garage, hitting your head on the car accidently getting in… all it takes is a wrong twist or move. This can lead to muscle pain. While most of us don’t associate muscle pain with the need for chiropractic, the link is direct.

New research shows that chiropractic adjustments can provide instant relief for those with chronic or acute onset muscle pain.

Chronic muscle pain, also known as myofascial pain, affects nearly 25% of the general population and 85% of the middle-aged people. Researchers discovered that patients receiving chiropractic adjustments had significantly improved pressure pain thresholds as well as a reduced sensitivity.

When your muscles are tight on an ongoing basis they pull and contract. That can change the way your skeletal frame is holding in place. If it is pulling you into subluxations (misalignments) you will continue to experience pain. A change can be made through adjustments as well as physical therapy exercises to strengthen the supporting areas. Results are seen quickly in most individuals and over time you will need less and less help holding the correct position as your body will accept it as its new normal.

If you live with chronic muscle pain, we highly recommend that you talk to your local chiropractor about how they can help. If you are in the Fort Myers, Florida area we would love to see you in our office. At the office of Kaster Chiropractic we start you out with a hydrobed massage session before your adjustment to help relax and loosen those tired and sore muscles. This makes the adjustments smoother and easier and allows your body to release easily.

Give the office a call at 239-332-2555 or visit us online at www.kasterchiropractic.com to learn more.

 

 

 

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Could Food Sensitivities Could be Unknowingly Tanking Your Health? http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/food-sensitivities/ http://drkasters.com/chiropractic-blog/diet-nutition/food-sensitivities/#respond Wed, 08 Dec 2021 07:14:47 +0000 http://drkasters.com/?p=6105 If you just don’t feel well – yet you eat healthy, work out, get sunshine and fresh air, hold a regular sleeping schedule, and take vitamins, you may be totally perplexed. It is very common. The thing is that even if you eat a healthy balanced meal plan, what is healthy for one person may [...]

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If you just don’t feel well – yet you eat healthy, work out, get sunshine and fresh air, hold a regular sleeping schedule, and take vitamins, you may be totally perplexed.

It is very common. The thing is that even if you eat a healthy balanced meal plan, what is healthy for one person may be irritating and cause inflammation in another. Food allergies and sensitivities are and have been on the rise for years now thanks to the introduction of GMO foods, pesticides, and other toxins in our environment.

How do you know if you are sensitive to foods?

At Kaster Chiropractic we want you to feel your very best. Though thought of primarily as a chiropractic office we also offer nutritional services and the basis of that is to make sure what you are eating is beneficial for you and not harmful. We do this with a food sensitivity and allergy panel.

When it comes back it will tell you what you are reacting to. These items will need to be cut from your diet for a time. They can eventually be tested and introduced back in to see how you do with them later as your health improves. Just because you are testing sensitive to something at the moment doesn’t mean you will be stuck not able to eat it for life. Your body just doesn’t want anymore of it right now and will heal far more efficiently without it.

What health symptoms can food allergies and sensitives cause? And what is the difference between an allergy and a sensitivity?

A true food allergy has a serious noticeable and sometimes even life-threatening reaction.

  • Hives, itching, rashes
  • Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and even throat
  • Wheezing and trouble breathing
  • Dizziness or fainting

Food sensitivity symptoms are more subtle.

  • Stomach issues
  • Gas
  • Cramps
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Nervousness
  • Irritability
  • Aches and pains
  • Brain fog

All allergies and sensitivities when eaten cause systemic inflammation. Inflammation can cause pain and a whole range of issues especially over time.

If you have any of these symptoms ongoing it might just be time to come and see us and find out the root cause. Once discovered we can get you on the correct path to health.

Give the office a call at 239-332-2555 or visit www.kasterchiropractic.com to learn more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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