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Table 2 Health problems and health improvements linked to chiropractic vertebral subluxation

From: The “subluxation” issue: an analysis of chiropractic clinic websites

Health problems or improvements:
Related to …
Nerves (functioning, interference, irritation, impinging);
Disease (develop, onset or snowballing of, heart disease, prostate cancer, potential benefits for MS and Parkinson’s disease, hindering ability to cope with, “dis-ease”);
Neurology (compromised integrity; altering supply);
Organ functioning (influence on, decrease, digestion problems (constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas), impaired reproductive organs, tense uterus impacting fetus’ growth);
Body “communication” and general functioning (less or impaired signaling, less or impaired coordination, impaired function of endocrine system, dysfunctional brain, brain energy reduction, interference of innate intelligence, hindering abilities to adapt to stress, hindering rehabilitation and healing, tissue healing, hinder blood blow, blood pressure, disorders, fatigue, decreased vitality, dizziness (nausea), hormonal imbalances, overall immunity, impaired body temperature control, vision, hearing, asthma, hypertonicity);
Pain (discomfort, mechanical stress, back (sciatica), chronic, leg, arm, muscle spasms, headaches);
Mobility (spinal decay or spinal degeneration, wear and tear, decreased motion in spine and other areas, stiffness, balance, inflammation, decreased reaction time, decreased strength and endurance, damage bones, scoliosis, damaged facia);
Social and Other (ADD/ADHD, autism, concentration, IQ, allergies, palpatory tenderness, ear infections, colds and flus, menstrual cramps, disinterest in life, sleeping difficulties, “failure to reach full potential”; impeding and enabling “optimal health”);
5 components of vertebral subluxation complex (kinesiopathology, neuropathophysiology, myopathology, histopathology, pathophysiology);
Specifically for children: nerve interference; interference in immune system; respiratory diseases; fever; earaches; ear infections; Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS); reduction in information to brain (brain flow); epilepsy; disrupting suckling response (for baby); disturbing optimal position vaginal delivery; colic; hyperactivity; “lowered resistance”; asthma; allergies; bed-wetting; “loss of focus in school”; constipation; colitis; “proper development”; growth and organ function; “better general well-being”; “sleep better”; “develop motor skills ahead of their peers”; “delayed development”; “poop consistently”; ADD/ADHD; immune system problems; learning disabilities; headaches; visual and hearing problems; “subluxations carry into adulthood and affect overall health and development”