West Des Moines patients|Sufferers with inflammatory conditions like osteoarthritis (OA) may
benefit from tasty additions to their daily diet.
Blueberries and curcumin each extend anti-inflammatory benefits that
may well assist in the management of their effects.
Executive Chiropractic of Iowa values these simple, tasty ways
to help combat inflammation in addition to the rest of the
West Des Moines chiropractic treatment plan.
CURCUMIN’S ANTI-INFLAMMATORY IMPACT ON DISEASE
For over 4000 years, curcumin’s healthy
benefits – like its ability to lessen human
diseases/conditions like diabetes, cancer, and inflammation - have been documented.
A recent review of studies highlighted curcumin’s effectiveness in treating neurological
diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s ALS, and MS. (1) Your West Des Moines
chiropractor specifically values
curcumin’s anti-inflammatory properties for dealing with
osteoarthritis (OA). A chronic degenerative disease, osteoarthritis isn’t a condition with a sure cure, but curcumin’s
anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties stand out in
their therapeutic value for OA management. Researchers particularly
noted the chondroprotective effects curcumin offers.
(2) Compared to the usual treatment of OA –
NSAIDs, corticosteroids, etc. – curcumin had a protective effect
against OA with its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects
in an osteoarthritic rat study. One of
the many benefits described in
this study was that arthritic conditions as well as serum biomarkers
TNF-α, IL-1β, IL-10, COMP, and CRP reduced after 4 weeks of
use. (3) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa knows our typical, older OA patient who
has trouble walking will value
Not that curcumin IS NOT tasty, but blueberries
may come to mind as being the tastier of the two! Not
a bad thing! Blueberries, too, offer anti-inflammatory positive
attributes. Rich in bioactive substances as well as other healthy properties - anti-oxidant, neuroprotective, anti-obesity,
anti-cancer – blueberries are documented to help treat cancer, reduce
metabolic syndrome, and protect liver function via their ability to intervene
in nuclear receptor activity. (4) Blueberries function
at the cellular level! They slowed the production of
inflammatory factors, particularly TNF, ESR1, AGTR1 and
IGF1. (5) Another study suggested daily blueberry eating may decrease
pain, stiffness, and difficulty doing daily tasks as well as improving
gait may well improve quality of life for knee OA sufferers who
find walking difficult. (6) Blueberries are tasty picks to add to your nutrition plan for those suffering with inflammation.
CONTACT Executive Chiropractic of Iowa
Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Jeremy Heidt on The Back Doctors Podcast with
Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates The Cox® Technic
System of Spinal Pain Management integration of nutritional
tips like curcumin help a patient dealing with neck pain and inflammation.
Make your West Des Moines chiropractic
appointment today. Our West Des Moines chiropractic patients dealing
with inflammatory conditions find
relief with our chiropractic care and have the chance to improve
their treatment plan tastily with blueberries and curcumin. We like
sharing this kind of info!