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Tonawanda Chiropractic Nutrition Tip: B Vitamins are Key!

Osteoporosis. Mood. Spina Bifida. Energy. Post-surgical delirium. Dementia. B vitamin status affects these health issues and more. Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation manages health and spine issues for Tonawanda chiropractic patients throughout their lives and endeavors to sustain those lives as active and healthy throughout with chiropractic care that involves spinal manipulation plus nutrition, particularly focused on B vitamin status.

WHAT ARE ADVANTAGES OF B VITAMINS

There are many B vitamins of importance. B vitamins maintain the body’s production and use of energy derived from food. Foods like fish, poulty, meat, eggs, dairy, green leafy vegetables, beans, peas, some cereals and breads provide B vitamins. (1) In the US, fortification of grains with folate since 1998 reduced spina bifida cases by 767 a year and saved $603 million per year. Other diseases also dropped in incidence like myocardial infarction, stroke, dementia and osteoporosis adding 266,649 quality-adjusted life-years and saving $3.6 billion annually for cardiac infarction. In Japan, folate-fortified rice reduced the same and similar issues. (2) B vitamins diminish stress, anxiety, depression, PMS; boost memory, energy, mood, wound healing, and DNA repair; decrease the risk of spina bifida, heart disease, stroke, colon cancer, migraine, cholesterol levels. Some certain examples of B vitamin deficiency problems are the lack of folic acid, B6 and B12 which may lead to increased homocysteine levels, placing you at risk for chronic illness like heart disease. B12 boosts the action of antidepressants. B8 (inositol) is shown to help depression and anxiety. B12 becomes more important the older we get as we do not process it as well as we do when we are in our younger years. A decent multi-supplement may supply all the B vitamins you need. (3) Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation will figure this out with you.

SOME SPECIFIC B VITAMINS

There are 8 B vitamins. Together, they are referred to as the B vitamin complex. B vitamin status influences gene-nutrient interactions and more. Folate (B9)-related diseases like spina bifida are preventable with folic acid supplementation for pregnant mothers. B12-related issues like risk of cognitive dysfunction, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis may be tackled with improved B12 levels which may be more difficult for older people as it is not as well absorbed as we age. Older folks aren’t alone though as some of us have genetic qualities that make it more difficult, too, like those with MTHFR which is linked to issues like stroke. Riboflavin (B2) has recently been found linked to blood pressure and the risk of hypertension. (4) Including B vitamins with pre-surgical solution of patients undergoing on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery reduces the incidence of postoperative delirium often reported in cobalamin (B12)-deficient patients. (5) Getting enough and getting the right type of B vitamin is vital for all of us of all ages throughout our lives! Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation knows and urges that Tonawanda chiropractic patients have their B levels checked and addressed as appropriate.

A NEW B VITAMIN CONNECTION

B vitamins lessened neuropathic pain related to peripheral nerve injury, sensory neuron inflammation and compression, and transient spinal cord ischemia. Researchers noticed that B vitamins enhanced the usefulness of morphine when implemented for severe pain.  Researchers discovered a connection between the action of morphine and neuropathic pain. Therefore, researchers suggested that B vitamins may help patients with neuropathic pain. (6) Let’s talk about how B vitamins may help you at your next Tonawanda chiropractic appointment.

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Chiropractors study nutrition as part of their professional chiropractic training. Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson who shares  two cases. In the second case, he shares interdisciplinary care gentle Cox® Technic, exercise and nutrition (for vitamin B12 deficiency per the involved neurologist’s recommendation).

Schedule you Tonawanda chiropractic appointment with Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation today to manage and/or avert cognitive, heart-related, developmental, and skeletal issues that may slow you down. Our gentle chiropractic spinal manipulation and well-thought out treatment plan will keep you moving!

 
Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation emphasizes the importance of B vitamins to prevent diseases like spina bifida, osteoporosis, myocardial infarction, and more! 
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