Pflugerville Chiropractic Nutrition: Gut, Bone, Chondroitin Sulfate

Osteoporosis and the gut. Two seemingly unconnected conditions may actually be connected beyond the fact that they both take place in the body. Osteoporosis’ effect is often seen in deteriorated bone. Gut issues’ effect is often seen in problems with digestion. Researchers now are discovering links between gut health and osteoporosis’ effect on bone health. Pflugerville Wellness Center helps Pflugerville chiropractic patients experiencing both issues!

OSTEOPOROSIS AND THE GUT HEALTH CONNECTION

Pflugerville osteoporosis is quite prevalent. Gut issues are, too. Gut health change via the use of probiotics has grown to be more commonplace recently to help chronic diseases like autoimmune and cardiovascular diseases as well as diabetes and cancer. Now, researchers are looking at the health of the gut microbiome to deal with bone mass regulation which affects osteoporosis and osteopenia. (1) Senile osteoporosis is associated with a reduced bone mineral density (BMD) and modified microbiota. How these are linked in postmenopausal osteoporosis is yet unknown. A study that tried to sort this out did discover that there was reduced bacterial richness and diversity in postmenopausal osteoporosis with significant contrast in levels of phyla and genera in gut microbiota. (2) Pflugerville Wellness Center finds these new discoveries connecting gut health and osteoporosis helpful in guiding Pflugerville osteoporosis treatment planning.

DIETARY HELP FOR OSTEOPOROSIS

Pflugerville chiropractic care of osteoporosis is complex incorporating spinal manipulation by way of the gentle Cox® Technic protocols, exercise, and nutrition. Looking at osteoporosis as a condition likely encompassing the microbiota of the gut, researchers are now trying dietary approaches to address osteoporosis. Nutritionally, a chondroitin sulfate/calcium complex improved the BMD and microstructure of the osteoporotic femur bone in a rat study. It also modified levels of the serum bone markers. This supplement intervention of chondroitin and calcium has the potential to ease osteoporosis and related symptoms. (3) Pflugerville Wellness Center is well versed in the effects of chondroitin sulfate for disc health and is eager to learn more about how it may also be beneficial for osteoporosis.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Paul Hugulet on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management incorporates exercise and nutrition with spinal manipulation to assist back pain patients reclaim their function.

Schedule your Pflugerville chiropractic appointment today. The osteoporosis and gut health connection is not a surprising connection for Pflugerville Wellness Center. We are ready to help both!

 
Pflugerville Wellness Center shares new research linking microbiota in the gut to chondroitin sulfate and bone health and osteoporosis.  
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