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West Palm Beach Chiropractic Nutrition: Gut, Bone, Chondroitin Sulfate

The gut and osteoporosis. They may not seem be connected conditions beyond the fact that they both take place in the body. Osteoporosis’ effect is often seen in bone health deterioration. Gut issues’ effect is often seen in problems with digestion. Researchers now are finding ties between gut health and osteoporosis’ effect on bone health. Chiropractic Care helps West Palm Beach chiropractic patients suffering with both issues!

OSTEOPOROSIS AND THE GUT HEALTH CONNECTION

West Palm Beach osteoporosis is quite prevalent. So are gut issues. Gut health modification with probiotic use has become more mainstream in recent years to help chronic diseases like autoimmune and cardiovascular diseases as well as diabetes and cancer. Today, researchers are turning to the health of the gut microbiome to deal with bone mass regulation which affects osteoporosis and osteopenia. (1) Senile osteoporosis is associated with a decreased bone mineral density (BMD) and modified microbiota. How these are linked in postmenopausal osteoporosis is not yet known. A study that attempted to sort this out did find that there was reduced bacterial richness and diversity in postmenopausal osteoporosis with significant difference in levels of phyla and genera in gut microbiota. (2) Chiropractic Care sees these new discoveries connecting gut health and osteoporosis as being helpful in managing West Palm Beach osteoporosis treatment planning.

DIETARY HELP FOR OSTEOPOROSIS

West Palm Beach chiropractic care of osteoporosis is complex including spinal manipulation by way of the gentle Cox® Technic protocols, exercise, and nutrition. Framing osteoporosis as a condition likely involving the microbiota of the gut, researchers are now using dietary approaches to deal with osteoporosis. Nutritionally, a chondroitin sulfate/calcium complex improved the BMD and microstructure of femur bone in rats with osteoporosis. It also changed the serum bone turnover marker levels. This supplement intervention of chondroitin and calcium has the potential to ease osteoporosis and its symptomatology. (3) Chiropractic Care is well versed in the effects of chondroitin sulfate for disc health and is eager to learn more about how it may also be beneficial for osteoporosis.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Paul Hugulet on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management incorporates exercise and nutrition with spinal manipulation to assist back pain patients regain function.

Schedule your West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment today. The osteoporosis and gut health connection isn’t a surprising connection for Chiropractic Care. We’re ready to help both!

 
Chiropractic Care shares new research linking microbiota in the gut to chondroitin sulfate and bone health and osteoporosis.  
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