Fort Wayne Chiropractic Nutrition: Gut, Bone, Chondroitin Sulfate07/07/2021Osteoporosis and the gut. They may not seem be connected conditions beyond the fact that they both are internal body issues. Osteoporosis’ effect is often seen in bone health deterioration. Gut issues’ effect is often seen in digestion problems. Researchers now are discovering ties between gut health and osteoporosis’ effect on bone health. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc helps Fort Wayne chiropractic patients suffering with both issues! OSTEOPOROSIS AND THE GUT HEALTH CONNECTION Fort Wayne osteoporosis is quite prevalent. Gut issues are, too. Gut health modification via the use of probiotics has grown to be more commonplace in recent years 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 linked to a decreased bone mineral density (BMD) and altered microbiota. How these are linked in postmenopausal osteoporosis is yet unknown. A study that attempted to sort this out did discover that there was reduced bacterial richness and diversity in postmenopausal osteoporosis with significant difference in levels of phyla and genera in gut microbiota. (2) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc finds these new discoveries linking gut health and osteoporosis helpful in guiding Fort Wayne osteoporosis treatment planning. DIETARY HELP FOR OSTEOPOROSIS Fort Wayne chiropractic care of osteoporosis is complex including spinal manipulation by way of the gentle Cox® Technic protocols, exercise, and nutrition. Framing osteoporosis as a condition likely encompassing 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 changed the serum bone turnover marker levels. This supplement intervention of chondroitin and calcium holds promise to potentially ease osteoporosis and its symptomatology. (3) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc is very familiar with the effects of chondroitin sulfate for disc health and is eager to learn more about how it may also benefit osteoporosis. CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc 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 reclaim their function. Schedule your Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment now. The osteoporosis and gut health connection isn’t a shocking connection for Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc. We are ready to help both! « 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."