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Largo Chiropractic Nutrition: Gut, Bone, Chondroitin Sulfate

The gut and osteoporosis. 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 digestive problems. Researchers now are discovering ties between gut health and osteoporosis’ effect on bone health. Hollstrom & Associates Inc helps Largo chiropractic patients suffering with both issues!

OSTEOPOROSIS AND THE GUT HEALTH CONNECTION

Largo osteoporosis is very common. Gut issues are, too. Gut health change with probiotic use has become more commonplace recently to help chronic diseases like autoimmune and cardiovascular diseases as well as cancer and diabetes. Now, researchers are turning to the health of the gut microbiome to address bone mass regulation which affects osteoporosis and osteopenia. (1) Senile osteoporosis is linked to a reduced bone mineral density (BMD) and modified microbiota. How these are associated in postmenopausal osteoporosis is yet unknown. A study that tried to figure this out did find that there was decreased bacterial richness and diversity in postmenopausal osteoporosis with significant disparity in levels of phyla and genera in gut microbiota. (2) Hollstrom & Associates Inc sees these new discoveries connecting gut health and osteoporosis as being useful in guiding Largo osteoporosis treatment planning.

DIETARY HELP FOR OSTEOPOROSIS

Largo 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 using dietary approaches to address osteoporosis. Nutritionally, a chondroitin sulfate/calcium complex enhanced the BMD and microstructure of the osteoporotic femur bone in a rat study. It also changed levels of the serum bone markers. This dietary intervention of chondroitin and calcium has the potential to ease osteoporosis and related symptoms. (3) Hollstrom & Associates Inc 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 illustrates The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management incorporates exercise and nutrition with spinal manipulation to help back pain patients regain function.

Schedule your Largo chiropractic appointment now. The osteoporosis and gut health connection is not a surprising connection for Hollstrom & Associates Inc. We are ready to help both!

 
Hollstrom & Associates Inc shares new research linking microbiota in the gut to chondroitin sulfate and bone health and osteoporosis.  
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