Eat Fish - Save Your Bones!

Fish Bones? We usually try to avoid this combination, but not anymore!

Fish oils have the possibility to protect your bone mass, preventing osteoporosis and osteoporosis-related fractures. Pensacola residents without a doubt want to avert those! Pensacola men especially should want to avoid those fractures since their risk of death from osteoporosis-related fractures during their initial hospital stay or within the year following the fracture is twice that of women's. (1) So, let's prevent those fractures.

We at Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center love when new articles provide our patients with practical information like the following study. From the Framingham Osteoporosis Study comes this newest study discussing the benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids and fish for saving bone mass health. Fish oils - source of the omega-3 oils EPA, DHA, ALA- are recognized for their beneficial impact on heart health and cholesterol control.

Now, this study suggests that fish oil has an even greater impact than previously thought. Researchers found that eating three or more servings of fish per week is related with maintaining bone mass density. This leads to the conclusion that fish may well protect against bone loss. (2)

Save Money and Pain

Preserving bone mass and preventing osteoporosis and its related fractures may save our healthcare system some money and us the agony of dealing with osteoporosis treatments and fracture recovery. In 2008, it was estimated that $22 billion is spent in the U.S. on elderly patients suffering with osteoporosis and the fractures. (3) Some of that was spent right here in Pensacola.

Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center Promotes Pain Prevention

As the old adage proclaims, "Prevention is the best medicine". So Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center shares sensible tips like "eat fish" as they come available. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center consults with its Pensacola patients about nutritional health as well as spinal health. They are complementary in nature. Of course, our non-surgical, chiropractic treatment plan successfully relieves pain in an effort to avoid costlier and riskier drug and surgical interventions for Pensacola residents if at all possible, but we know that prevention is best.

So, eat some fish for your bones, visit Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center for chiropractic treatment, and ask about more nutritional ideas to keep you healthy.

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