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Largo Vitamin Deficiencies in Women Related to Fracture Risk

Fractures are enemies of Largo women and men. They lead to pain and long recoveries. Largo postmenopausal women have a tendency to be at higher risk of fractures, especially those who experience vitamin deficiencies. Largo vitamin deficiencies are relatively [simple|easy]6] to test for and addressed with Hollstrom & Associates Inc's help should testing divulge such deficiencies. Hollstrom & Associates Inc guides Largo chiropractic patients who are ready to have their vitamin status checked and help them any deficiencies so as to lower fracture risk.

VITAMIN DEFICIENCIES AND FRACTURE RISK

The more the merrier? Not necessarily when it comes to multiple vitamin deficiencies! A new study described that the cumulative effect of vitamin deficiencies intensified the risk of incident fractures in postmenopausal women. Vitamin D, vitamin K and vitamin B levels were recorded in women over 50 years old and followed for 6.3 years (plus or minus 5.1 years). 29.7% of these women experienced fractures during that time period. The number 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, Hollstrom & Associates Inc notices that it is important to check for vitamin deficiencies and address them.

WHAT TO DO TO IMPROVE VITAMIN DEFICIENCIES AND PREVENT Largo FRACTURES

Hollstrom & Associates Inc points out that the risk of fragility fractures is greater than the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women. 33% are at risk. Fortunately, Largo fracture risk can be limited by healthy lifestyle modifications like vitamin supplementation, weight-bearing exercise, limited alcohol intake and not smoking. Vitamin supplementation incorporating 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 with 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 demonstrated the strongest impact on vertebral fracture reduction. (4) And while supplementing with vitamin B alone didn’t demonstrate a significant impact on osteoporotic fracture incidence in patients with cerebrovascular disease, it did show a modest effect. (5) Patients with very high plasma homocysteine levels and vascular disease appeared 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) Hollstrom & Associates Inc examines all types of factors when guiding patients in nutritional supplementation.

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Schedule a Largo chiropractic visit with Hollstrom & Associates Inc to tackle any vitamin deficiencies and decrease your Largo fracture risk!

 
Hollstrom & Associates Inc helps Largo chiropractic female patients assess their risk of postmenopausal fracture and address contributing factors like vitamin deficiencies.  
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