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A Tasty Way to Enhance Murfreesboro Bone Health Cherries!

Aging bones. We cannot avoid signs of aging, and our bones reveal our age. As we age, we lose bone density. Some of us find that we have osteoarthritis of bone. We all would love to escape aging and bone loss and osteoarthritis, but truth be told: many of us won’t. New information that tart cherries may help prevent bone loss and osteoarthritis and improve bone health is welcome news to Most Chiropractic Clinic. They may be a tasty way for our Murfreesboro chiropractic patients to do what they can to keep their bones healthy!

BONE LOSS AND OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease, often leads to disability. There is no cure nor effective treatment yet described in published research to halt it explains one set of researchers. NSAIDs and analgesics help with the pain but not with the course of osteoarthritis. Using drugs results in some adverse side effects which lead a group of researchers to check into what else may help. In their review of peer-reviewed articles, they wrote that nutrition can better osteoarthritis symptoms. Most Chiropractic Clinic has seen this often in its Murfreesboro chiropractic practice! As these researchers found, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate “robustly” delay the progression of knee osteoarthritis. While diet changes to correct lipid and cholesterol numbers, boost vitamin levels and address overweight levels are valuable in osteoarthritis care, adding these two nutrients is, too.  (1) Most Chiropractic Clinic has more information on them both. 

CONSUMING TART CHERRIES

A likely tasty way to supplement the diet for spine care is ingesting tart cherries. In this springtime in the US that finds the cherry trees in bloom, it is the ideal time for this new information about the benefits of cherries. But how much of a good thing like tart cherries is healthy and beneficial? Of late, researchers explain that tart cherry may be a natural alternative to drug therapy to prevent bone loss in diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and others. They report that tart cherry protected bone structure from inflammation-induced bone loss and (unlike infliximab, a common drug) moderately improved the decline in bone stiffness. (2) That is beneficial! The researchers advised that tart cherry may be useful to avoid future fragility fractures in the presence of highly chronic inflammation. (2) Further, another set of researchers note how the immune and endocrine systems have a role in age-related bone loss. Anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and prebiotic foods like tart cherries can possibly neutralize this happening. In testing 5% and 10% Montmorency tart cherry intake, researchers found significantly greater bone thickness in patients using the cherry than the control group patients. They determined that cherry supplementation (5% and 10%) bettered bone mineral density down to the trabecular and cortical bone microarchitecture! (3) All from cherries! Most Chiropractic Clinic sees this as a simple way to help and protect bone and is certain our Murfreesboro chiropractic patients will, too!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Luigi Albano on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. Dr. Albano describes his treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee with nutrition and Cox® Technic flexion-distraction inspired protocols for taking care of it on The Cox® Table and relieving osteoarthritic pain.

Schedule a Murfreesboro chiropractic appointment today at Most Chiropractic Clinic. We can check the status of your bone and your risk of age-related bone loss and cherry-related improvement! Managing aging bones may be quite tasty!

Most Chiropractic Clinic shares that tart cherries may improve bone health and prevent osteoarthritis. 
 
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