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Auburn Gut Health is Important at Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C.

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. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. cares for younger and older Auburn chiropractic patients alike. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. also cares for their add-on “friends”, microorganisms, and shares tips for how to maintain a harmonious and healthy relationship.

GUT MICROBIOTA, BACTERIA, AND DISEASE

Gut microbiota is engaged in the progress or prevention of a variety of diseases from bone and joint related issues to scoliosis, pain, and age related issues. Research about the gut microbiome grows in support that it stimulates the immune system and inflammation that many times precedes bone and joint diseases related to aging: osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, sarcopenia and frailty. (1) The gut microbiomome and bacteria modified pain severity perception in one study of chronic pain patients with low back, leg, and whole body pain. (2) An interesting cause for developing scoliosis includes the human gastrointestinal tract. The gut microbiota affects musculoskeletal diseases such as arthritis and osteoporosis, but now changes of the gut microbiome in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is discovered. 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. Contrastingly, the large quantity 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 present 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 associated with reduced activities of daily living, especially in older people. Recent analyses found the significance of gut microbiota in the regulation of these diseases. (4) Auburn chiropractic patients may not often consider their gut’s condition on a day to day basis, but research reminds doctors like your Auburn chiropractor that it requires attention!

HOW TO HELP THE GUT’S MICROBIOME

The gut appreciates attention. Probiotics and prebiotics are beneficial. (1) Aloe vera and peppermint are healing and calming. Fiber and flax are moving and relieving. Constipation is a foe of Auburn back pain sufferers and everyone alike! Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. commonly asks about your gut health and is always prepared to talk about it! Let us talk at your next chiropractic appointment about how you can give your gut the attention it requires and desires with diet, supplement and even spinal manipulation in the form of Cox® Technic.

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Luigi Albano on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. He shows 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 discussed here.

Schedule a Auburn chiropractic appointment today to maintain happiness and harmony in your body’s family with chiropractic care!

Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. considers the health of the gut’s microbiome as it relates to diseases like arthritis, back pain, inflammation, and more when establishing a Auburn chiropractic treatment plan. 
 
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