Anti-Inflammatory Benefit of Selenium in a Manchester Chiropractic Plan

Micronutrients like selenium aren’t so “micro” when you understand their power! The nutrients like vitamin C and D and B draw much of the attention, but researchers keep unraveling the power of the micronutrients. Selenium’s advantage – at least one of them – rests in its anti-inflammatory ability. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries presents selenium’s latest research support for our Manchester chiropractic patients’ consideration regarding any inflammatory issues they may be experiencing (ie, disc herniation, Manchester back pain, neck pain, leg pain, arm pain, etc.).

THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF MICRONUTRIENTS

Vitamins and trace elements are micronutrients that keep organisms like us humans healthy. These micronutrients are active! They are key to every biochemical/cellular 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 neurodegenerative or cardiovascular systems. Researchers share 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 demonstrated to have an indirect effect on the genome even and slow antioxidant enzymes and decrease the efficiency of defense against free radicals. The more there is of this type of damage, the faster the process of aging of cells and the higher the risk of pathological processes like cancer. (1) In this discussion, we are|we’re]33] going to focus on selenium for the sake of our Manchester chiropractic nutrition talk.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECT - CARDIOVASULAR, VASCULAR, BOWEL DISEASE

Notably, selenium deficiency especially in the older population was linked with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. In fact, selenium deficiency is independently linked to 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 are going down to the cellular level where the words are even more strange to our everyday language!) Selenium as a key micronutrient for health that defends the body from oxidative stress that accumulates over time particularly in older folks. (2) Selenium deficiency further has a detrimental impact on vascular disease since inflammation stimulates vascular disease. MicroRNA (miRNA) can have an effect on inflammation in many ways. A selenium deficiency can affect miRNA’s expression by stimulating inflammation. (3) Stimulating inflammation is not what Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries or our Manchester chiropractic patients want! Selenium in conjunction with zinc are two of the most important micronutrients having significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Studies have demonstrated that they are crucial in inflammatory bowel disease. (4) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries talks about the role of inflammation in Manchester back pain and other spine pain conditions. Keeping the body equipped with the right vitamins and micronutrients to maximally address such inflammatory issues is important to the health of our Manchester patients.

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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 disrupting the inflammatory process.

Schedule your Manchester chiropractic appointment now. No pain issue you have is “micro” nor are any of the key vitamins and micronutrients your body needs to function its best! You and Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries can talk more about inflammation at your next chiropractic visit!

Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries shares details about the micronutrient, selenium, and the detrimental effects of its deficiency like inflammation. 
 
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