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Anti-Inflammatory Benefit of Selenium in a Auburn Chiropractic Plan

Micronutrients like selenium aren’t so “micro” when you consider 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 benefit – at least one benefit – rests in its anti-inflammatory ability. Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. presents selenium’s latest research support for our Auburn chiropractic patients’ consideration in light of any inflammatory issues they may be dealing with (ie, disc herniation, Auburn 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 busy! They are key to every cellular/biochemical process in the body: functions of heart and brain, immune responses, antioxidant defense routines. Long-term deficiency of any one micronutrient leads to disorders related to the cardiovascular or neurodegenerative systems. Researchers share that older folks need to be really careful as they are more susceptible to problems due to diet and such. The deficiency of micronutrients is demonstrated to possess an indirect impact on the genome even and reduce antioxidant enzymes and decrease the efficiency of defense against free radicals. More such 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 Auburn chiropractic nutrition talk.

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. As a matter of 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’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 defends the body from oxidative stress that accumulates over time especially in older folks. (2) Selenium deficiency further has a detrimental impact 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 stimulating inflammation. (3) Promoting inflammation is not what Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. or our Auburn chiropractic patients desire! Selenium along with zinc are two of the most important micronutrients possessing significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Studies have demonstrated that they are important in inflammatory bowel disease. (4) Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. discusses about the role of inflammation in Auburn back pain and other spine pain conditions. Keeping the body equipped with the right vitamins and micronutrients to maximally address such inflammatory issues is critical to our Auburn 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 explains the effects of inflammation on the body and how spinal manipulation via The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management incorporation may benefit by interrupting the inflammatory process.

Schedule your Auburn chiropractic appointment now. No pain issue you experience is “micro” nor are any of the vital vitamins and micronutrients your body requires to function optimally! You and Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. can discuss inflammation further at your next chiropractic appointment!

Dr. Le's Chiropractic & Wellness, L.L.C. shares information on the micronutrient, selenium, and the detrimental effects of its deficiency like inflammation. 
 
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