Anti-Inflammatory Benefit of Selenium in a Buffalo, NY Chiropractic Plan

Micronutrients like selenium are not so “micro” when you consider their power! The nutrients like vitamin C and D and B draw much of the notice, but researchers continue to unravel the power of the micronutrients. Selenium’s benefit – at least one benefit – lies in its anti-inflammatory capacity. The Novelli Wellness Center shares selenium’s latest research support for our Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients’ consideration regarding any inflammatory issues they may have (ie, disc herniation, Buffalo, NY 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 biochemical/cellular process in the body: functions of heart and brain, immune responses, antioxidant defense sequences. Long-term deficiency of any one micronutrient leads to disorders related to the cardiovascular or neurodegenerative systems. Researchers warn that older folks need to be really careful as they are more prone to problems due to diet and such. The deficiency of micronutrients is shown to possess an indirect impact on the genome even and slow antioxidant enzymes and reduce 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 concentrate on selenium for the sake of our Buffalo, NY chiropractic nutrition talk.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECT - CARDIOVASULAR, VASCULAR, BOWEL DISEASE

Notably, selenium deficiency particularly in the elder population was associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. As a matter of fact, selenium deficiency is independently associated with cardiovascular disease. It also is linked to elevated circulating inflammatory markers and affected by the expression of chemokines, cytokines and sirtuins in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. (Yes, we are going down to the cellular level where the terms 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 particularly in older folks. (2) Selenium deficiency further has a harmful impact on vascular disease as inflammation intensifies vascular disease. MicroRNA (miRNA) can influence inflammation in many ways. A selenium deficiency can affect miRNA’s expression by stimulating inflammation. (3) Promoting inflammation is not what The Novelli Wellness Center or our Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients want! Selenium along with zinc are a couple of the most important micronutrients having significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Studies have shown that they are important in inflammatory bowel disease. (4) The Novelli Wellness Center talks about the role of inflammation in Buffalo, NY back pain and other spine pain conditions. Keeping the body equipped with the proper vitamins and micronutrients to maximally address such inflammatory issues is critical to the health of our Buffalo, NY 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 the effects of inflammation on the body and how spinal manipulation via The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management integration may benefit by interrupting the inflammatory process.

Schedule your Buffalo, NY chiropractic appointment now. No pain issue you experience is “micro” nor are any of the vital vitamins and micronutrients your body needs to function its best! You and The Novelli Wellness Center can discuss inflammation more at your next chiropractic appointment!

The Novelli Wellness Center shares information on the micronutrient, selenium, and the detrimental effects of its deficiency like inflammation. 
 
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