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The Autonomic Nerve System

The autonomic nerves come from the brain and spine and control the functions of all the organs (heart, lungs, immune system, reproductive organs, senses, etc.). Your spinal column is the protector of this vital part of your nervous system. Abnormal positions of the spine (also called subluxations) interfere with the communication between the brain and the rest of the body.

Most nerves generally do not feel pain, and symptoms of spinal misalignment do not typically appear until many years after damage has occurred. This means that by the time you develop a problem like asthma, indigestion or sexual dysfunction, the subluxation has been left untreated for a long time and you should begin chiropractic care immediately.