Anti-Inflammatory Benefit of Selenium in a Severna Park Chiropractic Plan

Micronutrients like selenium aren’t so “micro” when you consider their power! The nutrients like vitamin C and D and B get a lot of the notice, but researchers keep unraveling the power of the micronutrients. Selenium’s advantage – at least one of them – lies in its anti-inflammatory capacity. Back And Neck Care Center shares selenium’s latest research support for our Severna Park chiropractic patients’ consideration regarding any inflammatory issues they may have (ie, disc herniation, Severna Park back pain, neck pain, leg pain, arm pain, etc.).

THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF MICRONUTRIENTS

Vitamins and trace elements are micronutrients that maintain the health of organisms like us humans. These micronutrients are busy! They are vital to every biochemical/cellular process in the body: heart and brain functions, 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 quite careful as they are more susceptible to problems due to diet and such. The deficiency of micronutrients is shown to possess an indirect impact on the genome even and reduce antioxidant enzymes and reduce the efficiency of defense against free radicals. The more there is of this type of damage, the faster the aging process 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 Severna Park chiropractic nutrition tip.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECT - CARDIOVASULAR, VASCULAR, BOWEL DISEASE

Of note, selenium deficiency particularly in the older population was associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. As a matter of fact, selenium deficiency is independently linked to cardiovascular disease. It also is associated with 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 foreign to our everyday language!) Selenium as a vital micronutrient for health that protects the body from oxidative stress that accumulates over time particularly in older folks. (2) Selenium deficiency further has a harmful effect on vascular disease since inflammation stimulates vascular disease. MicroRNA (miRNA) can affect inflammation in many ways. A selenium deficiency can affect miRNA’s expression by promoting inflammation. (3) Stimulating inflammation is not what Back And Neck Care Center or our Severna Park chiropractic patients desire! Selenium together with zinc are a couple of the most important micronutrients exhibiting significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Studies have shown that they are crucial in inflammatory bowel disease. (4) Back And Neck Care Center talks about the role of inflammation in Severna Park back pain and other spine pain conditions. Maintaining the body’s proper balance of the right vitamins and micronutrients to maximally address such inflammatory issues is critical to the health of our Severna Park patients.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he explains inflammation’s effect 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 Severna Park chiropractic appointment now. No pain issue you experience is “micro” nor are any of the key vitamins and micronutrients your body requires to function optimally! You and Back And Neck Care Center can chat more about inflammation at your next chiropractic appointment!

Back And Neck Care Center shares details about the micronutrient, selenium, and the detrimental effects of its deficiency like inflammation. 
 
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