Plainville Gut Health is Important at Layden Chiropractic

We are one big, happy family. Who are “we”? Our bodies and the billions of microorganisms living with us in harmony…most of the time! The microorganisms in the gut particularly are quite important to the health status of our bodies, especially as we grow, age and have pain. Layden Chiropractic cares for younger and older Plainville chiropractic patients likewise. Layden Chiropractic additionally cares for their add-on “friends”, microorganisms, and shares information about how to maintain a harmonious and healthy relationship.

GUT MICROBIOTA, BACTERIA, AND DISEASE

Gut microbiota is involved in the development or prevention of a variety of diseases from bone and joint related issues to scoliosis, pain, and aging related issues. Research about the gut microbiome grows in evidence that it stimulates the immune system and inflammation that many times leads to bone and joint diseases related to aging: osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, sarcopenia and frailty. (1) The gut microbiomome and bacteria affected pain severity perception in one report of chronic pain patients who had low back, leg, and whole body pain. (2) An interesting cause for developing scoliosis involves the human gastrointestinal tract. The gut microbiota affects musculoskeletal diseases like arthritis and osteoporosis, but now changes of the gut microbiome in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is found. The structure of the gut microbiota differed between AIS and healthy research study groups. The genera prevotella, gelria, and desulfovibrio were enriched in the feces of AIS patients. In contrast, the abundance of parasutterella, tyzzerella, and phascolarctobacterium was reduced in the AIS group. Knowing these gut microbiota differences can lead doctors in their diagnosis of AIS and set up options for the patients to modify their gut microbiota. (3) Such intestinal bacterial alterations are seen in other human diseases, as well, like type 2 diabetes, fatty liver, and malignancy such as colorectal cancer, breast cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma. Alzheimer's disease, osteoporosis, sarcopenia, atherosclerotic stroke and cardiovascular disease are major diseases linked to reduced activities of daily living, especially in elderly people. Recent analyses discovered the significance of gut microbiota in the regulation of these diseases. (4) Plainville chiropractic patients may not often think of their gut’s condition on a regular basis, but research keeps reminding doctors like your Plainville chiropractor that it needs attention!

HOW TO HELP THE GUT’S MICROBIOME

The gut welcomes attention. Probiotics and prebiotics are helpful. (1) Aloe vera and peppermint are restorative and calming. Fiber and flax are moving and relieving. Constipation is an enemy of Plainville back pain sufferers and everyone alike! Layden Chiropractic commonly inquires about your gut health and is always ready to talk about it! Let us talk at your next chiropractic appointment about how you can give your gut the attention it requires and wants with diet, supplement and even spinal manipulation in the form of Cox® Technic.

CONTACT Layden Chiropractic

Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Luigi Albano on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. He demonstrates an adaptation of Cox® Technic flexion distraction principles for the pain reducing  chiropractic treatment of knee pain and osteoarthritis, a condition potentially related to inflammation as presented here.

Schedule a Plainville chiropractic appointment today to keep your body’s family happy and harmonious with chiropractic care!

Layden Chiropractic considers the health of the gut’s microbiome as it relates to diseases like arthritis, back pain, inflammation, and more when establishing a Plainville chiropractic treatment plan. 
 
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