West Des Moines Leg Pain and Memory Benefit from Curcumin

Memory and back pain. Back pain and cognition. Is there a relationship? Ask any West Des Moines back pain sufferer who has had the pain for a while, and you will hear just how the mind and memory just don’t seem to function like normal when pain is on the mind. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa understands. Back pain specialists like yours at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa understand this connection. Pain disturbs the brain and its memory function. Chiropractic care works to decrease the pain, and Executive Chiropractic of Iowa may suggest some curcumin to aid in the pain relief…and memory and cognition improvement.

CURCUMIN FOR MEMORY ISSUES

Chronic pain sufferers recognize that their pain affects their quality of life. It slows them down. It holds them back. They also have stress because of their chronic pain and non-pain-related problems which worsens their symptoms. It is a nasty cycle. These pain and stress feelings alongside emotions, learning, and memory are processed by the hippocampus. Neuropathic pain impacts the nervous system, and hippocampal neurogenesis, its growth and development of nervous tissue, is exacerbated by stress. (1) To push back against this negative effect on the nervous system, researchers are studying nutrients like curcumin. Curcumin reduced chronic pain and improved cognitive impairment and memory deficit associated with long-term sciatic nerve constriction. Researchers describe how hippocampal neurogenesis and synaptic plasticity improvements may be acknowledged, so we’ll just thank them (and be grateful that researchers understand the process!) instead of working to totally get them ourselves. (2) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa cares for many West Des Moines leg pain patients and their pain relief from a compressed and irritated sciatic nerve. Curcumin may improve both memory and sciatica!

CURCUMIN FOR SCIATICA

There is compelling evidence that curcumin has an important role in the treatment of pathological pain due to sciatic nerve injury, neuropathy and the like. (3) Current drugs for acute pain (opioids, NSAIDs, acetaminophen and such) help but also have side-effects (renal, liver, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal) and have a potential for abuse. This prompted some researchers to look at curcumin more closely. Curcumin is said to have anti-inflammatory and analgesic pain-reducing effects…without the side-effects. (4) Other researchers found that nanocurcumin (a soluble form of curcumin) ended pain-related behavior, decreased inflammatory markers and enhanced memory deficient and spatial learning in chronically constricted rats. (5) Curcumin may be applicable for your West Des Moines back pain condition, too. Executive Chiropractic of Iowa will explore this with you at your next West Des Moines chiropractic visit.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the benefit of nutrition in the care of West Des Moines back pain and sciatica in The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Make your West Des Moines chiropractic appointment now. Chiropractic care for sciatic leg pain and chronic-pain-related memory and cognition issues may be better managed with the addition of curcumin. Let us discuss it at your next appointment.

 
Executive Chiropractic of Iowa shares new research that explains the benefits of curcumin for leg pain reduction and memory improvement in chronic pain sufferers. 
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