CBS Health Expert Chiropractor Dr. Austin Cohen
In today helpful learn how to best protect yourself and your family from the seasonal flu and h1n1. Doctor Austin Cohen is the Cohen Chiropractic Center, Good afternoon Doctor. “Great thanks for having me”, said Doctor Cohen.
Let’s start with shattering a myth about how we catch the flu and about germs?
“Absolutely, and many people have the perception that germs on a single cause the disease, and if that were the case then everyone be sick and everyone have the flu. Because germs are everywhere, so it is more important than germs is our body’s ability to fight off infection adapt to the environment and regulate the immune system,” said Doctor Cohen.
How can we do that?
“Well, there is one system that controls the immune system. And that is our nervous system which I brought this fine as a model, and partner systems comprise our brain which appear, are spinal cord needs delicate nerves that control and coordinate every function in our body. And there is a condition out there known as bertiblar subluxation. Which is when the spine miss align and it puts pressure on these nerves not allow for proper communication from the brain down the spinal cord now to the rest their body. And this decrease our body’s ability to a fight off infection and regulate the immune system,” said Doctor Cohen.
Now how often what I need to have this look at and have my final adjusted in order to keep my body’s immune system healthy?
And the first thing we tell people is. You wanna first to check to see even if you are can you chiropractic care and there is a couple way that people can find out, if they chemis chiropractor and there is two test they can do; Well, number one, can check their movement. Movement is life and the more than we have in our body the stronger are nervous system will be, and of course our new system. And what people can, do they can turn to head to the left, turn their head to the right. If they move equally then that is a good sign. However, once I move more than the other then, that is the best sign. They may want to check further from a chiropractor and also you can also check your posture. You wanna close your eyes and have someone look at you and see if one shorter high the other, if one has tilted to one side compared to the other. And that is a great indicator because, posture the window to respond. And how our posture looks that is pretty much how is spinal a point taken, If you wanna the perfectly straight.
Doctor Cohen, Thank you! Your expertise t today and for being here. To find out more information about h1n1, you can go to our website at CBSATLANTA.com.