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Murfreesboro Back Pain May Leave Your Cognition A Bit Foggy Bee Pollen May be of Help

Back pain can leave its sufferer feeling a bit foggy. Cognitive impairment and back pain go together for some. Cognitive impairment is not an issue you’d think “chiropractic,” but it’s an issue your Murfreesboro chiropractor thinks about as it’s seen in low back pain patients. Most Chiropractic Clinic watchfully observes our Murfreesboro back pain and neck pain patients for their managing the condition. Some are ok; others have a little trouble. We will be sure to help with any issues like this. Recent studies discuss how bee pollen may be beneficial in managing.

COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION AND BACK PAIN

Lumbar spine degenerated disc disease is a growing concern globally as the world’s population ages. Dementia has been linked to lumbar degenerative disc disease as a result of physical dysfunction, quality of life, and pain. Specifically, one study reported that 41% of patients with lumbar spinal stenosis experienced mild cognitive impairment. (1) Brief, simple screening tests and questionnaires can efficiently detect cognitive impairment. Once detected, cognitive impairment may be challenged by interventions like cognitive stimulation and training, exercise, medications, and supplements which showed some good effects on patients’ physical and cognitive function though not curative. (2) Chiropractic plays an integral role in back pain management. Most Chiropractic Clinic works to reduce the back pain with our Murfreesboro chiropractic treatment plan in hopes of reducing the cognitive dysfunction triggered by the stress of pain.

BEE POLLEN FOR COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION, ANXIETY

Researchers explained chronic stress as a possible issue linked to anxiety, depression, and cognitive dysfunction. (Murfreesboro chiropractic patients understand the stress that comes with back pain!) With bee pollen’s therapeutic effects identified to be related to its powerful antioxidant quality, a study of Anatolian bee pollen’s effect on depression and anxiety found that it lessened anxiety-like behavior in the study’s rats. The researchers explained that the bee pollen reduced oxidative damage and neuroinflammation produced by immobilization stress. (3) That’s a new approach Most Chiropractic Clinic has not heard of often!

BEE POLLEN FOR COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION

Bee pollen’s use in public health goes back into ancient times. The significant health and medicinal properties make it a treasure trove of nutrition. Made of plant pollen and honeybee secretions and nectar, bee pollen contains bioactive compounds including proteins, amino acids, lipids, minerals, vitamins, polyphenols, and carbohydrates. Components of bee pollen are reported to enhance various bodily functions and protect against many diseases. (4) One such disease is cognitive dysfunction. A recent report describes the way by which bee pollen enhances cognitive impairment that is brought on by “cholinergic blockade.” How? It gets down to the cellular level which is a bit complex and explainable by an alphabet soup of proteins like proBNDF, tPa, ERK-CREB, Akt-GSK-3. Bottomline: The researchers end up suggesting that bee pollen would be a useful agent for treating cognitive dysfunction. (5) Most Chiropractic Clinic shares findings like this as spine pain, back pain, neck pain, etc., are complex conditions involving many parts which oftentimes call for just as many different approaches like spinal manipulation, nutrition, exercise, rest, etc.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Michael McMurray on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management integration to deal with lumbar spinal stenosis.

Make your Murfreesboro chiropractic appointment soon. Back pain and the cognitive challenge it often triggers are not odd. Most Chiropractic Clinic offers many ways to combat both. Contact us today!

Most Chiropractic Clinic presents info on the benefits of bee pollen on cognitive function that may be impaired when dealing with back pain.
 
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