Quercetin. How many Q-starting vitamins or minerals come to
mind for you? Well, this is a valuable
one! A yellow pigment in plants used as a food supplement to reduce
allergic reactions or boost immunity, quercetin is demonstrating
itself to do more than just that! Its anti-inflammatory, immune-system
supporting, and gut microbiota-regulating features to name a few
are getting the attention of Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic. We know
our Montreal chiropractic patients will value this
vitamin flavonoid even more!
Quercetin as a flavonoid found in herbs,
fruits (apples, berries), onions, seeds, nuts, and green tea is described
as offering positive effects on human health by
mediating antioxidant activities, immune-modulatory effects,
and regulating metabolic pathways. How? By modulating gene expression,
signaling pathways and controlling proteins and cytokines. Quercetin is thought
to most likely impact the P12K/AKT pathway and benefit
neurodegenerative disorders, liver diseases, and diabetes. (1) Quercetin has
been demonstrated to reduce the neuralgia and the
inflammatory response of the sciatic nerve and spinal dorsal horn in rats with
chronic constriction injury. (2) Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic is all for anti-inflammatory
responses when it comes to containing pain!
Quercetin’s reputation is maturing a lot! Its utilization in
treating and possibly inhibiting autoimmune
diseases which appear resulting from a
breakdown and dysregulation of the immune system is being analyzed.
Dietary supplementation is being implemented more and
more due to beneficial effects, relative safety, and minimal
cost. Quercetin stands out in this realm due to its anti-inflammation, anti-oxidation, and neuroprotective
benefits. Studies of late heralded
positive effects of quercetin on rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel
disease, multiple sclerosis, and lupus. (3) Montreal chiropractic patients
with autoimmune disease may want to look
at quercetin with us.
Quercetin is also standing out in
treatment of metabolic diseases like diabetes, hyperlipedemia, and nonalcoholic
fatty liver disease. Montreal chiropractic patients have
these types of issues, too. Animal experiments found that
quercetin helped insulin secretion, improved
insulin resistance, lowered blood lipid levels, inhibited
inflammation and oxidative stress, alleviated hepatic lipid
accumulation, and controlled gut microbiota.
Future human studies are hoped to discover a way to increase
the bioavailability of quercetin as well as detail its effectiveness.
(4) Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic incorporates nutritional supports like
quercetin with its chiropractic spinal manipulation via Cox® Technic to help
our Montreal chiropractic patients get pain relief as
well as enjoy better health.
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Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. James Cox on The Back
Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates
The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and how chiropractic spinal
manipulation may affect to the immune system.
Schedule your Montreal chiropractic appointment
today. Be curious about the Q-vitamin! We’ll help
you with its pronunciation and discuss just how quercetin may
be a positive flavonoid for you!