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Tonawanda Inflammations Foe: Curcumin

Curcumin – the enemy of inflammation? Quite possibly! Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation talks with our Tonawanda chiropractic patients every day about inflammation and pain, especially back pain and neck pain, arm pain and leg pain. Chiropractic care via an anti-inflammatory nutrition approach is beneficial especially when incorporating curcumin, an extra backed by several recent research papers!
A new scoping review (from 8 databases with 389 citations) of evidence regarding the use of curcumin for inflammation-related condition found much support for the clinical benefit of curcumin for inflammatory-related diseases like osteoarthritis, metabolic disorders, etc. (1) A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (65 of them) that studied the impact of turmeric/curcumin on inflammation and oxidation balance discovered that supplementation significantly reduced inflammatory markers (CRP and IL-6) and enhanced anti-oxidant activity, augmenting the body’s inflammation/oxidation balance(2) Another analysis of randomized controlled trials (29 of them focused on 5 kinds of arthritis – ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and gout/hyperuricemia) revealed the safety of using curcumin in addition to the change for the better with respect to pain and level of inflammation. (3) An additional analysis of 15 randomized controlled trials specifically centered on the effects of curcumin on osteoarthritis determined that curcumin and curcuma longa extract may be safer and more valuable supplements for osteoarthritis than NSAIDs and placebo. What's more, the adverse effects of curcumin were akin to those of placebo, making it a safer option. In fact, when measured against NSAIDs, another regularly used treatment for osteoarthritis, curcumin compared with NSAIDs was found to have comparable effects on joint pain, function, and stiffness but with a lower occurrence of adverse events. (4) So are you ready to give this natural alternative a shot? Let’s talk about it at your next Tonawanda chiropractic appointment.
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Schedule your Tonawanda chiropractic appointment now. If inflammation is your enemy, let’s talk about adding curcumin to your supplement nutrition plan! Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation is here to help get rid of inflammation and pain!
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