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Murfreesboro Vitamin Deficiencies in Women Related to Fracture Risk

Fractures are enemies of Murfreesboro women and men. They give rise to pain and long recoveries. Murfreesboro postmenopausal women have a tendency to be at greater risk of fractures, particularly those who have vitamin deficiencies. Murfreesboro vitamin deficiencies are pretty easily tested for and fixed with Most Chiropractic Clinic's help should testing divulge such deficiencies. Most Chiropractic Clinic directs Murfreesboro chiropractic patients who are ready to have their vitamin status checked and help them any deficiencies so as to reduce fracture risk.


The more the merrier? Not necessarily when it comes to multiple vitamin deficiencies! A new study described that the cumulative effect of vitamin deficiencies raised the risk of incident fractures in postmenopausal women. Vitamin D, vitamin K and vitamin B levels were recorded in women over 50 years of age and tracked for 6.3 years (plus or minus 5.1 years). 29.7% of these women had fractures during that time period. The total of deficiencies (0/no deficiencies to 3/deficient in D, K and B) was significantly related to fracture risk. (1) In light of this report, Most Chiropractic Clinic notices the importance of checking for vitamin deficiencies and tackle them.


Most Chiropractic Clinic points out that the risk of fragility fractures is greater than the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women. 33% are at risk. Luckily, Murfreesboro fracture risk can be limited by healthy lifestyle modifications like vitamin supplementation, weight-bearing exercise, limited alcohol intake and no smoking. Vitamin supplementation incorporating at least 1000 mg/day of calcium, 800 IU/day of vitamin D, and 1 gram/kilogram of body weight of protein in women over 50 is suggested. (2) Vitamin D plus calcium supplementation reduces the risk of total fractures by 15% and hip fractures by 30%, specifically. (3) Oral vitamin K supplementation (phytonadione and menaquinone-4) decreased bone loss. Menaquinone-4 showed the strongest impact on vertebral fracture reduction. (4) And while supplementing with vitamin B alone didn’t demonstrate a significant impact on osteoporotic fracture incidence in patients with cerebrovascular disease, it did show a modest impact. (5) Patients with very high plasma homocysteine levels and vascular disease appeared to benefit more from vitamin B supplementation (folate, B6, and B12) to prevent osteoporotic fractures. Vitamin B appropriately modifies HCy levels considered to have a role in osteoporotic fracture and bone turnover. (6) Most Chiropractic Clinic examines all kinds of factors when guiding patients in nutritional supplementation.

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Schedule a Murfreesboro chiropractic visit with Most Chiropractic Clinic to tackle any vitamin deficiencies and reduce your Murfreesboro fracture risk!

Most Chiropractic Clinic helps Murfreesboro chiropractic female patients assess their risk of postmenopausal fracture and address contributing factors like vitamin deficiencies.  
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