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Anti-Inflammatory Benefit of Selenium in a Millville Chiropractic Plan

Micronutrients like selenium are not so “micro” when you consider their power! The nutrients like vitamin C and D and B draw a lot of the attention, but researchers continue to unravel the power of the micronutrients. Selenium’s advantage – at least one of them – rests in its anti-inflammatory capacity. Wilson Family Chiropractic presents selenium’s latest research support for our Millville chiropractic patients’ consideration in light of any inflammatory issues they may be dealing with (ie, disc herniation, Millville 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 integral to every cellular/biochemical process in the body: functions of heart and brain, immune responses, antioxidant defense routines. Long-term deficiency of any one 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 prone to problems due to diet and such. The deficiency of micronutrients is demonstrated to have an indirect effect on the genome even and slow antioxidant enzymes and decrease the efficiency of defense against free radicals. The more there is of this type of damage, the faster the aging process of cells and the greated the risk of pathological processes like cancer. (1) Here, we are|we’re]33] going to concentrate on selenium for the sake of our Millville chiropractic nutrition tip.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECT - CARDIOVASULAR, VASCULAR, BOWEL DISEASE

Notably, selenium deficiency particularly in the older population was linked with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. In fact, selenium deficiency is independently linked to cardiovascular disease. It also is associated with elevated circulating inflammatory markers and influenced by the expression of chemokines, cytokines and sirtuins in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. (Yes, we’re getting down to the cellular level where the words 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 further has a harmful effect on vascular disease since inflammation intensifies vascular disease. MicroRNA (miRNA) can influence inflammation in a variety of ways. A selenium deficiency can affect miRNA’s expression by promoting inflammation. (3) Stimulating inflammation is not what Wilson Family Chiropractic or our Millville chiropractic patients desire! Selenium together with zinc are a couple of the most important micronutrients possessing significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Studies have demonstrated that they are important in inflammatory bowel disease. (4) Wilson Family Chiropractic talks about the role of inflammation in Millville back pain and other spine pain conditions. Maintaining the body’s proper balance of the right vitamins and micronutrients to maximally address such inflammatory issues is critical to the health of our Millville patients.

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

Schedule your Millville chiropractic appointment now. No pain issue you experience is “micro” nor are any of the key vitamins and micronutrients your body requires to function its best! You and Wilson Family Chiropractic can discuss inflammation further at your next chiropractic appointment!

Wilson Family Chiropractic shares details about the micronutrient, selenium, and the detrimental effects of its deficiency like inflammation. 
 
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