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Millville Vitamin Deficiencies in Women Related to Fracture Risk

Fractures are enemies of Millville women and men. They lead to pain and long recoveries. Millville postmenopausal women tend to be at higher risk of fractures, especially those who experience vitamin deficiencies. Millville vitamin deficiencies are pretty [simple|easy]6] to test for and addressed with Wilson Family Chiropractic's help should testing reveal such deficiencies. Wilson Family Chiropractic directs Millville chiropractic patients who want to find out about their vitamin status with nutrition and address any deficiencies in order to lessen fracture risk.


The more the merrier? Not really when it comes to several vitamin deficiencies! A new study told that the cumulative effect of vitamin deficiencies intensified 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 number of deficiencies (0/no deficiencies to 3/deficient in D, K and B) was significantly associated with fracture risk. (1) Regarding this report, Wilson Family Chiropractic notices the importance of checking for vitamin deficiencies and tackle them.


Wilson Family Chiropractic points out that the risk of fragility fractures is higher than the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women. One in 3 are at risk. Fortunately, Millville fracture risk may well be limited by healthy lifestyle changes like vitamin supplementation, weight-bearing exercise, limited alcohol consumption and not 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 lessens 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 demonstrated the strongest effect on vertebral fracture reduction. (4) And while vitamin B supplementation alone didn’t show a significant effect on osteoporotic fracture occurrence 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 changes HCy levels considered to have a role in osteoporotic fracture and bone turnover. (6) Wilson Family Chiropractic considers all kinds of factors when guiding patients in nutritional supplementation.

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Schedule a Millville chiropractic visit with Wilson Family Chiropractic to tackle any vitamin deficiencies and lessen your Millville fracture risk!

Wilson Family Chiropractic helps Millville chiropractic female patients assess their risk of postmenopausal fracture and address contributing factors like vitamin deficiencies.  
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