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Burlington and Hamilton Chiropractic Nutrition: Gut, Bone, Chondroitin Sulfate

The gut and osteoporosis. They may not seem be connected conditions 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 digestion problems. Researchers now are finding links between gut health and osteoporosis’ effect on bone health. Spinal Care Clinic helps Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic patients suffering with both issues!

OSTEOPOROSIS AND THE GUT HEALTH CONNECTION

Burlington and Hamilton osteoporosis is quite prevalent. So are gut issues. Gut health change via the use of probiotics has become more mainstream recently to help chronic diseases like autoimmune and cardiovascular diseases as well as diabetes and cancer. Today, researchers are turning to the health of the gut microbiome to address bone mass regulation which influences osteoporosis and osteopenia. (1) Senile osteoporosis is associated with a reduced bone mineral density (BMD) and altered microbiota. How these are linked in postmenopausal osteoporosis is not yet known. A study that tried to figure this out did discover that there was reduced bacterial richness and diversity in postmenopausal osteoporosis with significant disparity in levels of phyla and genera in gut microbiota. (2) Spinal Care Clinic sees these new discoveries connecting gut health and osteoporosis as being useful in managing Burlington and Hamilton osteoporosis treatment planning.

DIETARY HELP FOR OSTEOPOROSIS

Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic care of osteoporosis is multifaceted incorporating spinal manipulation by way of the gentle Cox® Technic protocols, exercise, and nutrition. Looking at osteoporosis as a condition likely involving the microbiota of the gut, researchers are now using dietary approaches to deal with osteoporosis. Nutritionally, a chondroitin sulfate/calcium complex improved the BMD and microstructure of the osteoporotic femur bone in a rat study. It also modified the serum bone turnover marker levels. This supplement intervention of chondroitin and calcium holds promise to potentially ease osteoporosis and related symptoms. (3) Spinal Care Clinic is very familiar with the effects of chondroitin sulfate for disc health and is enthused 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 integrates exercise and nutrition with spinal manipulation to assist back pain patients regain function.

Schedule your Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic appointment soon. The osteoporosis and gut health connection isn’t a shocking connection for Spinal Care Clinic. We are here to help both!

 
Spinal Care Clinic shares new research linking microbiota in the gut to chondroitin sulfate and bone health and osteoporosis.  
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