Fort Wayne Chiropractic Tip for Osteoporotic Bone Health: Ginger, FLL and Turmeric07/07/2020Phytomedicine. It may be a new concept for some. It is the system of using plants to help human illness. It is been used most of humanity’s existence, but today we’re quite used to pharmacological medicine. Looking to phytomedicine may benefit many of us, particularly post-menopausal women and others who have osteoporosis. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc shares some recent findings about such plant-based treatments including ginger along with others like turmeric for Fort Wayne osteoporosis treatment and side benefits of enhanced bone health and bone regeneration. OSTEOPOROSIS AND POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN: BONE FRACTURES, BMD Women are quite aware of osteoporosis. With DEXA scans and concerns for fracture risk in the news, Fort Wayne women are reminded to take care of their bones. Osteoporosis is best explained as an imbalance between bone formation and bone resorption; both are controlled by nitric oxide. When women reach menopause, estrogen levels decrease which makes their fracture risk increase. In a recent study, women were treated with a nutraceutical containing Paullinia cupana, Muira puama, ginger, and L-citrulline, said to help fractures heal in rat studies. Nitric oxide was increased along with other biomarkers like cGMP and calcium deposition. Bone mineral density rose as bone resorption was slowed and calcium deposition was improved. (1) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc finds these to be positive outcomes for Fort Wayne osteoporosis care with chiropractic. GINGER AND TURMERIC FOR OSTEOPOROTIC BONE HEALTH Fort Wayne chiropractic treatment plans at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc are based on well-done research studies and experience. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc appreciates this well-designed prospective triple-blind randomized controlled trial. Now, that’s a study! Its goal is to quantify the effect of ginger and turmeric on quality of life, body composition, bone mineral density (BMD) and osteoporosis biomarkers for osteoporotic post-menopausal women. Since ginger and turmeric are relatively inexpensive, this study’s results could really impact the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. (2) Fort Wayne nutritional options for osteoporosis keep expanding! FLL AND CURCUMIN (TURMERIC) FOR BONE PRESERVATION AND REGENERATION Fructus Ligustri Lucidi (FLL) is an olive family plant used for its antioxidant and anti-aging properties to treat osteoporosis for more than 1000 years. It has been available for a long time! Its bone-preserving properties may come from the influence FLL seems to have on the microecology of the intestine. Intestinal changes – changes to the gut’s microecology – come with aging, and FLL seems to influence that. As an extra effect, cognitive function got better. (3) Additionally, combining curcumin and Fructus Ligustri Lucidi enhanced bone regeneration, positioning it as a promising alternative herbal way to osteoporosis treatment and prevention. (4) CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. Travis Cross on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses the importance of integrating chiropractic treatment in the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management with nutrition to boost the positive clinical outcomes for patients with back pain. Schedule your next Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment with Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc to see how phytomedicine and chiropractic may benefit your life and take care of your post-menopausal osteoporosis. « 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."