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Anti-Inflammatory Benefit of Selenium in a Montreal Chiropractic Plan

Micronutrients like selenium are not so “micro” when you consider their power! The nutrients like vitamin C and D and B get much of the notice, but researchers keep unraveling the power of the micronutrients. Selenium’s benefit – at least one benefit – rests in its anti-inflammatory capacity. Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic shares selenium’s latest research support for our Montreal chiropractic patients’ consideration regarding any inflammatory issues they may be experiencing (ie, disc herniation, Montreal 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 active! They are integral to every cellular/biochemical process in the body: heart and brain functions, immune responses, antioxidant defense sequences. Long-term deficiency of any singular 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 susceptible to problems due to diet and such. The deficiency of micronutrients is shown to possess an indirect effect on the genome even and reduce antioxidant enzymes and reduce the efficiency of defense against free radicals. More such damage, the faster the process of aging of cells and the greated the risk of pathological processes like cancer. (1) In this discussion, we are|we’re]33] going to concentrate on selenium for the sake of our Montreal chiropractic nutrition talk.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECT - CARDIOVASULAR, VASCULAR, BOWEL DISEASE

Notably, selenium deficiency especially in the elder population was associated with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease. As a matter of fact, selenium deficiency is independently associated with 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 foreign to our day-to-day language!) Selenium as a vital micronutrient for health that protects the body from oxidative stress that accumulates over time particularly in older folks. (2) Selenium deficiency also has a harmful effect on vascular disease because inflammation intensifies vascular disease. MicroRNA (miRNA) can affect inflammation in many ways. A selenium deficiency can affect miRNA’s expression by stimulating inflammation. (3) Stimulating inflammation is not what Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic or our Montreal chiropractic patients desire! Selenium in conjunction with zinc are a couple of the most important micronutrients boasting significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Studies have shown that they are crucial in inflammatory bowel disease. (4) Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic talks about the role of inflammation in Montreal back pain and other spine pain conditions. Maintaining the body’s proper balance of the proper vitamins and micronutrients to maximally address such inflammatory issues is critical to our Montreal chiropractic patients’ 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 inflammation’s effect 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 Montreal chiropractic appointment now. No pain issue you experience is “micro” nor are any of the key vitamins and micronutrients your body needs to function its best! You and Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic can chat more about inflammation at your next chiropractic visit!

Dr. Hoang's Chiropractic Clinic shares details about the micronutrient, selenium, and the detrimental effects of its deficiency like inflammation. 
 
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