Vitamin C Benefits: Daily, Pre- and Post-Surgically04/14/2015Vitamin C – It’s so nice to feature a different vitamin! Vitamin D hogs the press today, justly so for its effects on so many body systems and conditions. But Vitamin C should get attention, too. Vitamin C is a foundational vitamin, a go-to vitamin for immunity, healing, and much more. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc some recent facts about Vitamin C and encourages our Fort Wayne chiropractic patients and loved ones to check your Vitamin C intake and regulate as required. First, classic research points to the antioxidant capability of vitamin C. It also reports that vitamin c improves oxidative damage to DNA and lipids and proteins. (1) All good! New research supports vitamin C for immunity as it reports long-term high-dose intake of vitamin C effectively maintains immune cells. (1) For everyday Fort Wayne health, taking vitamin C appears beneficial! Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc recognizes that Fort Wayne chiropractic patients and their family members have to undergo surgery from time to time for various issues, so this new information about vitamin C is valuable! Specifically, new research says vitamin C is important pre-surgically for healing and disease prevention. A dose of Vitamin C (2 G) before surgery may reduce the need for morphine post-surgery. Vitamin C supplementation (1 G) for 50 days pre-op may prevent chronic regional pain syndrome after extremity surgery. (2) New statistics like this gets Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc to take a closer look at just how valuable vitamin C is! How about you? So Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc encourages Fort Wayne chiropractic clients to scrutinize their nutritional supplements. Vitamin D is important. Multiple supplements are essential. Calcium supplementation remains crucial. Let’s take another look at Vitamin C intake, especially if you are facing a surgery soon! Contact Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc to talk more about your specific supplementation needs and how they're being met.« 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."