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Anti-Inflammatory Benefit of Selenium in a New Roads Chiropractic Plan

Micronutrients like selenium are not so “micro” when you consider their power! The nutrients like vitamin C and D and B get a lot of the attention, but researchers keep unraveling the power of the micronutrients. Selenium’s benefit – at least one of them – lies in its anti-inflammatory ability. New Roads Chiropractic Center presents selenium’s latest research support for our New Roads chiropractic patients’ consideration regarding any inflammatory issues they may be experiencing (ie, disc herniation, New Roads 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 busy! They are key to every biochemical/cellular process in the body: functions of heart and brain, immune responses, antioxidant defense routines. Long-term deficiency of any singular micronutrient leads to disorders associated with the cardiovascular or neurodegenerative systems. Researchers warn 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 reduce antioxidant enzymes and reduce the efficiency of defense against free radicals. More such damage, the faster the process of aging of cells and the higher the risk of pathological processes like cancer. (1) Here, we are|we’re]33] going to concentrate on selenium for the sake of our New Roads chiropractic nutrition tip.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECT - CARDIOVASULAR, VASCULAR, BOWEL DISEASE

Notably, selenium deficiency especially in the elder population was linked with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. As a matter of fact, selenium deficiency is independently associated with 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’re going down to the cellular level where the words are even more strange to our day-to-day language!) Selenium as a vital micronutrient for health that protects the body from oxidative stress that accumulates over time especially in older folks. (2) Selenium deficiency also has a detrimental effect on vascular disease since inflammation stimulates vascular disease. MicroRNA (miRNA) can have an effect on inflammation in many ways. A selenium deficiency can affect miRNA’s expression by promoting inflammation. (3) Stimulating inflammation is not what New Roads Chiropractic Center or our New Roads chiropractic patients want! Selenium together with zinc are a couple of the most important micronutrients boasting significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Studies have demonstrated that they are crucial in inflammatory bowel disease. (4) New Roads Chiropractic Center talks about the role of inflammation in New Roads back pain and other spine pain conditions. Keeping the body equipped with the right vitamins and micronutrients to maximally address such inflammatory issues is critical to our New Roads 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 benefit by disrupting the inflammatory process.

Schedule your New Roads chiropractic appointment today. No pain issue you have is “micro” nor are any of the key vitamins and micronutrients your body requires to function its best! You and New Roads Chiropractic Center can discuss inflammation more at your next chiropractic appointment!

New Roads Chiropractic Center shares information on the micronutrient, selenium, and the detrimental effects of its deficiency like inflammation. 
 
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