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A Tasty Way to Enhance Largo Bone Health Cherries!

Aging bones. We cannot avoid signs of aging, and our bones tell our age. As we age, we lose bone density. Some of us develop osteoarthritis of bone. We all would love to escape aging and bone loss and osteoarthritis, but truth be told: many of us will not. New information that tart cherries may help prevent bone loss and osteoarthritis and improve bone health is pleasing news to Hollstrom & Associates Inc. They may be a tasty way for our Largo chiropractic patients to eat their way to healthier bones!

BONE LOSS AND OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease, often leads to disability. There is no cure nor effective treatment yet found to halt it explains one set of researchers. NSAIDs and analgesics help with the pain but not with the course of osteoarthritis. Using drugs sometimes brings about some adverse side effects for some patients over time which guided a set of researchers to see what else may help. In their analysis of peer-reviewed articles, they concluded that nutrition can improve osteoarthritis symptoms. Hollstrom & Associates Inc has seen this often in its Largo chiropractic practice! As these researchers discovered, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate “robustly” delay the progression of knee osteoarthritis. While diet changes to correct lipid and cholesterol numbers, boost vitamin levels and address overweight levels are beneficial in osteoarthritis care, adding these two nutrients is, too.  (1) Hollstrom & Associates Inc has more information on them both. 

CONSUMING TART CHERRIES

A likely tasty way to supplement the diet for spine care is consuming tart cherries. In this springtime in the US that finds blooming cherry trees everywhere, it is the perfect time for this new information about the benefits of cherries. But how much of a good thing like tart cherries is healthy and beneficial? Of late, researchers explain that tart cherry may be a natural alternative to drug therapy to stop bone loss in diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and others. They report that tart cherry shielded bone structure from inflammation-induced bone loss and (unlike infliximab, a common drug) moderately improved the decline in bone stiffness. (2) That is positive! The researchers suggested that tart cherry may be useful to avoid future fragility fractures due to highly chronic inflammation. (2) Further, another set of researchers note how the immune and endocrine systems have a role in age-related bone loss. Anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and prebiotic foods like tart cherries can possibly neutralize this happening. In testing 5% and 10% Montmorency tart cherry intake, researchers found significantly greater bone thickness in patients using the cherry than the control group patients. They determined that cherry supplementation (5% and 10%) bettered bone mineral density down to the trabecular and cortical bone microarchitecture! (3) All from cherries! Hollstrom & Associates Inc appreciates this simple way to help and protect bone and is sure our Largo chiropractic patients will, too!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Luigi Albano on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. Dr. Albano details his treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee with nutrition and Cox® Technic flexion-distraction inspired protocols for taking care of it on The Cox® Table and relieving osteoarthritic pain.

Schedule a Largo chiropractic appointment today at Hollstrom & Associates Inc. We can check the condition of your bone as well as your risk of age-related bone loss and cherry-related improvement! Managing aging bones may be quite tasty!

Hollstrom & Associates Inc shares that tart cherries may enhance bone health and prevent osteoarthritis. 
 
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