Severna Park Vitamin Deficiencies in Women Related to Fracture Risk

Fractures are enemies of Severna Park women and men. They bring about pain and long recoveries. Severna Park postmenopausal women tend to be at higher risk of fractures, especially those who experience vitamin deficiencies. Severna Park vitamin deficiencies are pretty easily tested for and tackled with Back And Neck Care Center's help should testing reveal such deficiencies. Back And Neck Care Center directs Severna Park chiropractic patients who are ready to have their vitamin status checked and help them any deficiencies so as to reduce fracture risk.


The more the merrier? Not really when it comes to several vitamin deficiencies! A recent study told that the cumulative effect of vitamin deficiencies raised 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 tracked 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 related to fracture risk. (1) In light of this report, Back And Neck Care Center notes that it’s important to check for vitamin deficiencies and tackle them.


Back And Neck Care Center notes that the risk of fragility fractures is more than the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women. One in 3 are at risk. Fortunately, Severna Park fracture risk may well be curbed by healthy lifestyle changes like vitamin supplementation, weight-bearing exercise, limited alcohol consumption 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 plus calcium supplementation lessens the risk of total fractures by 15% and hip fractures by 30%, specifically. (3) Oral vitamin K supplementation (phytonadione and menaquinone-4) decreased bone loss. Menaquinone-4 showed the strongest effect on vertebral fracture reduction. (4) And while supplementing with vitamin B alone did not demonstrate a significant effect on osteoporotic fracture incidence in patients with cerebrovascular disease, it did reveal 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 appropriately changes HCy levels considered to have a role in osteoporotic fracture and bone turnover. (6) Back And Neck Care Center examines all sorts of factors when directing patients in nutritional supplementation.

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Schedule a Severna Park chiropractic visit with Back And Neck Care Center to address any vitamin deficiencies and reduce your Severna Park fracture risk!

Back And Neck Care Center helps Severna Park chiropractic female patients assess their risk of postmenopausal fracture and address contributing factors like vitamin deficiencies.  
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