Buffalo, NY Vitamin Deficiencies in Women Related to Fracture Risk

Fractures are enemies of Buffalo, NY women and men. They lead to pain and long recoveries. Buffalo, NY postmenopausal women tend to be at higher risk of fractures, particularly those who have vitamin deficiencies. Buffalo, NY vitamin deficiencies are pretty easily tested for and addressed with The Novelli Wellness Center's help should testing divulge such deficiencies. The Novelli Wellness Center directs Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients who want to check their vitamin status with nutrition and address any deficiencies so as to lessen fracture risk.

VITAMIN DEFICIENCIES AND FRACTURE RISK

The more the better? Not really when it comes to multiple vitamin deficiencies! A recent study told that the cumulative effect of vitamin deficiencies intensified the risk of incident fractures in postmenopausal women. Vitamin D, vitamin K and vitamin B levels were taken in women over 50 years old and followed for 6.3 years (plus or minus 5.1 years). 29.7% of these women experienced fractures during this time. The total of deficiencies (0/no deficiencies to 3/deficient in D, K and B) was significantly associated with fracture risk. (1) In light of this report, The Novelli Wellness Center notices the importance of checking for vitamin deficiencies and address them.

WHAT TO DO TO IMPROVE VITAMIN DEFICIENCIES AND PREVENT Buffalo, NY FRACTURES

The Novelli Wellness Center notes that the risk of fragility fractures is greater than the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women. One in 3 are at risk. Luckily, Buffalo, NY fracture risk may well be controlled by healthy lifestyle changes like vitamin supplementation, weight-bearing exercise, limited alcohol intake and not smoking. Vitamin supplementation including at least 1000 mg/day of calcium, 800 IU/day of vitamin D, and 1 gram/kilogram of body weight of protein in women over 50 is recommended. (2) Vitamin D with calcium supplementation reduces the risk of total fractures by 15% and hip fractures by 30%, specifically. (3) Oral vitamin K supplementation (phytonadione and menaquinone-4) reduced bone loss. Menaquinone-4 had the strongest impact on vertebral fracture reduction. (4) And while supplementing with vitamin B alone did not demonstrate a significant impact on osteoporotic fracture incidence in patients with cerebrovascular disease, it did show a modest effect. (5) Patients with very high plasma homocysteine levels and vascular disease seemed to benefit more from vitamin B supplementation (folate, B6, and B12) to prevent osteoporotic fractures. Vitamin B effectively modifies HCy levels considered to have a role in osteoporotic fracture and bone turnover. (6) The Novelli Wellness Center considers all sorts of factors when directing patients in nutritional supplementation.

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Schedule a Buffalo, NY chiropractic visit with The Novelli Wellness Center to correct any vitamin deficiencies and lessen your Buffalo, NY fracture risk!

 
The Novelli Wellness Center helps Buffalo, NY chiropractic female patients assess their risk of postmenopausal fracture and address contributing factors like vitamin deficiencies.  
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