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A Tasty Way to Enhance Ashburn Bone Health Cherries!

Aging bones. We cannot avoid signs of aging, and our bones reveal our age. As we age, we lose bone density. Some of us develop osteoarthritis of bone. We all would love to escape aging and bone loss and osteoarthritis, but truth be told: many of us won’t. New information that tart cherries may help block bone loss and osteoarthritis and improve bone health is refreshing news to Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn. They may be a tasty way for our Ashburn chiropractic patients to do what they can to keep their bones healthy!

BONE LOSS AND OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease, often leads to disability. There is no cure nor effective treatment yet discovered to stop it explains one set of researchers. NSAIDs and analgesics help with the pain but not with the course of osteoarthritis. Taking drugs brings about some adverse side effects which guided a set of researchers to check into what else may be beneficial. In their review of peer-reviewed articles, they reported that nutrition can improve osteoarthritis symptoms. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn has seen this often in its Ashburn chiropractic practice! As these researchers discovered, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate “robustly” delay the progression of knee osteoarthritis. While diet changes to improve lipid and cholesterol numbers, enhance vitamin levels and address overweight levels are valuable in osteoarthritis care, adding these two nutrients is, too.  (1) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn has more information on them both. 

CONSUMING TART CHERRIES

A likely tasty way to supplement the diet for spine care is ingesting tart cherries. In this springtime in the US that finds blooming cherry trees everywhere, it’s the perfect time for this new information about the benefits of cherries. But how much of a good thing like tart cherries is healthy and beneficial? Of late, researchers explain that tart cherry may be a natural alternative to drug therapy to stop bone loss in diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and others. They explain that tart cherry shielded bone structure from inflammation-induced bone loss and (unlike infliximab, a common drug) moderately improved the decrease in bone stiffness. (2) That is positive! The researchers advised that tart cherry may be useful to avoid future fragility fractures due to highly chronic inflammation. (2) Further, another set of researchers describe how the immune and endocrine systems play a role in age-related bone loss. Anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and prebiotic foods like tart cherries can possibly neutralize this happening. In testing 5% and 10% Montmorency tart cherry intake, researchers found significantly greater bone thickness in patients using the cherry than the control group patients. They concluded that cherry supplementation (5% and 10%) bettered bone mineral density down to the trabecular and cortical bone microarchitecture! (3) All from cherries! Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn appreciates this simple way to improve bone and is certain our Ashburn chiropractic patients will, too!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Luigi Albano on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. Dr. Albano describes his treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee with nutrition and Cox® Technic flexion-distraction inspired protocols for treating it on The Cox® Table and relieving osteoarthritic pain.

Schedule a Ashburn chiropractic appointment today at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn. We can check the condition of your bone as well as your risk of age-related bone loss and cherry-related improvement! Managing aging bones may be quite tasty!

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn shares that tart cherries may enhance bone health and prevent osteoarthritis. 
 
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