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Anti-Inflammatory Benefit of Selenium in a Murfreesboro Chiropractic Plan

Micronutrients like selenium aren’t so “micro” when you understand their power! The nutrients like vitamin C and D and B get much of the notice, but researchers keep unraveling the power of the micronutrients. Selenium’s benefit – at least one benefit – rests in its anti-inflammatory capacity. Most Chiropractic Clinic shares selenium’s latest research support for our Murfreesboro chiropractic patients’ consideration regarding any inflammatory issues they may be experiencing (ie, disc herniation, Murfreesboro back pain, neck pain, leg pain, arm pain, etc.).

THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF MICRONUTRIENTS

Vitamins and trace elements are micronutrients that maintain the health of organisms like us humans. These micronutrients are active! They are vital to every cellular/biochemical process in the body: heart and brain functions, immune responses, antioxidant defense sequences. Long-term deficiency of any singular micronutrient leads to disorders associated with the cardiovascular or neurodegenerative systems. Researchers share that older folks need to be quite careful as they are more susceptible to problems due to diet and such. The deficiency of micronutrients is shown to have an indirect impact on the genome even and slow antioxidant enzymes and reduce the efficiency of defense against free radicals. More such damage, the faster the aging process of cells and the higher the risk of pathological processes like cancer. (1) Here, we are|we’re]33] going to focus on selenium for the sake of our Murfreesboro chiropractic nutrition talk.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECT - CARDIOVASULAR, VASCULAR, BOWEL DISEASE

Of note, selenium deficiency especially in the elder population was linked with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease. In fact, selenium deficiency is independently linked to cardiovascular disease. It also is linked to elevated circulating inflammatory markers and influenced by the expression of chemokines, cytokines and sirtuins in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. (Yes, we are getting down to the cellular level where the terms are even more strange to our day-to-day language!) Selenium as a key micronutrient for health that protects the body from oxidative stress that builds up over time particularly in older folks. (2) Selenium deficiency also has a detrimental impact on vascular disease as inflammation stimulates vascular disease. MicroRNA (miRNA) can affect inflammation in a variety of ways. A selenium deficiency can affect miRNA’s expression by stimulating inflammation. (3) Promoting inflammation is not what Most Chiropractic Clinic or our Murfreesboro chiropractic patients want! Selenium together with zinc are a couple of the most important micronutrients possessing significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Studies have shown that they are important in inflammatory bowel disease. (4) Most Chiropractic Clinic talks about the role of inflammation in Murfreesboro back pain and other spine pain conditions. Keeping the body equipped with the right vitamins and micronutrients to maximally address such inflammatory issues is important to our Murfreesboro chiropractic patients’ health.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains the effects of inflammation on the body and how spinal manipulation via The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management integration may help by disrupting the inflammatory process.

Schedule your Murfreesboro chiropractic appointment now. No pain issue you experience is “micro” nor are any of the vital vitamins and micronutrients your body requires to function optimally! You and Most Chiropractic Clinic can talk more about inflammation at your next chiropractic visit!

Most Chiropractic Clinic shares information on the micronutrient, selenium, and the detrimental effects of its deficiency like inflammation. 
 
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