Anti-Inflammatory Benefit of Selenium in a Plainville Chiropractic Plan

Micronutrients like selenium aren’t so “micro” when you consider their power! The nutrients like vitamin C and D and B draw a lot of the attention, but researchers continue to unravel the power of the micronutrients. Selenium’s benefit – at least one benefit – lies in its anti-inflammatory capacity. Layden Chiropractic presents selenium’s latest research support for our Plainville chiropractic patients’ consideration regarding any inflammatory issues they may be dealing with (ie, disc herniation, Plainville 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 key to every biochemical/cellular process in the body: functions of heart and brain, immune responses, antioxidant defense routines. Long-term deficiency of any singular micronutrient leads to disorders associated with the neurodegenerative or cardiovascular systems. Researchers warn that older folks need to be quite careful as they are more prone to problems due to diet and such. The deficiency of micronutrients is shown to have an indirect impact 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 Plainville chiropractic nutrition tip.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECT - CARDIOVASULAR, VASCULAR, BOWEL DISEASE

Of note, selenium deficiency especially in the older population was linked with an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease. In fact, selenium deficiency is independently associated with cardiovascular disease. It also is linked to 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 terms are even more foreign to our day-to-day language!) Selenium as a key micronutrient for health that protects the body from oxidative stress that accumulates over time particularly in older folks. (2) Selenium deficiency also has a detrimental effect on vascular disease because inflammation stimulates vascular disease. MicroRNA (miRNA) can influence inflammation in a variety of ways. A selenium deficiency can affect miRNA’s expression by promoting inflammation. (3) Promoting inflammation is not what Layden Chiropractic or our Plainville chiropractic patients want! Selenium in conjunction with zinc are two of the most important micronutrients exhibiting significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Studies have demonstrated that they are crucial in inflammatory bowel disease. (4) Layden Chiropractic discusses about the role of inflammation in Plainville back pain and other spine pain conditions. Maintaining the body’s proper balance of the right vitamins and micronutrients to maximally address such inflammatory issues is important to the health of our Plainville patients.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains inflammation’s effect on the body and how spinal manipulation via The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management integration may help by disrupting the inflammatory process.

Schedule your Plainville chiropractic appointment today. No pain issue you have is “micro” nor are any of the key vitamins and micronutrients your body needs to function optimally! You and Layden Chiropractic can discuss inflammation further at your next chiropractic visit!

Layden Chiropractic shares details about the micronutrient, selenium, and the detrimental effects of its deficiency like inflammation. 
 
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