Fort Wayne Gut Health is Important at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc 03/05/2019We are one big, happy family. Who are “we”? Our bodies and the billions of microorganisms living with us in harmony…most of the time! The microorganisms in the gut particularly are quite influential in the health status of our bodies, notably as we grow, age and experience pain. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc cares for younger and older Fort Wayne chiropractic patients likewise. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc additionally cares for their add-on “friends”, microorganisms, and shares tips for how to keep them in a a harmonious and healthy relationship. GUT MICROBIOTA, BACTERIA, AND DISEASE Gut microbiota is involved in the progress or prevention of various diseases from bone and joint related issues to scoliosis, pain, and age related issues. Research about the gut microbiome expands in evidence that it stimulates the immune system and inflammation that many times leads to bone and joint diseases associated with aging: osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, sarcopenia and frailty. (1) The gut microbiomome and bacteria modified pain severity perception in one report of chronic pain patients who experienced low back, leg, and whole body pain. (2) An interesting cause for developing scoliosis involves the human gastrointestinal tract. The gut microbiota has an effect on musculoskeletal diseases such as arthritis and osteoporosis, but now alterations of the gut microbiome in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is found. The structure of the gut microbiota is different between AIS and healthy research study groups. The genera prevotella, gelria, and desulfovibrio were more noted in the feces of AIS patients. Contrastingly, the large quantity of parasutterella, tyzzerella, and phascolarctobacterium was decreased in the AIS group. Knowing these gut microbiota differences can lead doctors in their diagnosis of AIS and set up options for the patients to transform their gut microbiota. (3) Such intestinal bacterial alterations are seen in other human diseases, also, like type 2 diabetes, fatty liver, and malignancy such as colorectal cancer, breast cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma. Alzheimer's disease, osteoporosis, sarcopenia, atherosclerotic stroke and cardiovascular disease are major diseases associated with decreased activities of daily living, especially in older people. Recent analyses found the importance of gut microbiota in the control of these diseases. (4) Fort Wayne chiropractic patients may not often consider their gut’s condition on a regular basis, but research reminds doctors like your Fort Wayne chiropractor that it requires attention! HOW TO HELP THE GUT’S MICROBIOME The gut rewards attention. Probiotics and prebiotics are beneficial. (1) Aloe vera and peppermint are healing and calming. Fiber and flax are moving and relieving. Constipation is an enemy of Fort Wayne back pain sufferers and everyone alike! Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc commonly asks about your gut health and is always prepared to discuss it! Let us talk at your next chiropractic appointment about how you can give your gut the attention it needs and desires with diet, supplement and even spinal manipulation in the form of Cox® Technic. CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Luigi Albano on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. He demonstrates an adaptation of Cox® Technic flexion distraction principles for the relieving chiropractic treatment of knee pain and osteoarthritis, a condition possibly related to inflammation as presented here. Schedule a Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment today to keep your body’s family happy and harmonious with chiropractic care! « View All Nutrition Articles"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."