Pensacola Vitamin Deficiencies in Women Related to Fracture Risk

Fractures are enemies of Pensacola women and men. They bring about pain and long recoveries. Pensacola postmenopausal women have a tendency to be at greater risk of fractures, especially those who have vitamin deficiencies. Pensacola vitamin deficiencies are pretty [simple|easy]6] to test for and tackled with Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center's help should testing divulge such deficiencies. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center guides Pensacola chiropractic patients who want to check their vitamin status with nutrition and address any deficiencies in order to lessen fracture risk.


The more the better? Not necessarily when it comes to multiple vitamin deficiencies! A new study told that the cumulative effect of vitamin deficiencies raised the risk of incident fractures in postmenopausal women. Vitamin D, vitamin K and vitamin B levels were taken in women over 50 years of age and followed for 6.3 years (plus or minus 5.1 years). 29.7% of these women experienced fractures during that time period. The total of deficiencies (0/no deficiencies to 3/deficient in D, K and B) was significantly associated with fracture risk. (1) Regarding this report, Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center notices the importance of checking for vitamin deficiencies and tackle them.


Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center notes that the risk of fragility fractures is higher than the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women. One in 3 are at risk. Luckily, Pensacola fracture risk can be limited by healthy lifestyle modifications like vitamin supplementation, weight-bearing exercise, limited alcohol intake and not smoking. Vitamin supplementation including at least 1000 mg/day of calcium, 800 IU/day of vitamin D, and 1 gram/kilogram of body weight of protein in women over 50 is suggested. (2) Vitamin D plus calcium supplementation lessens the risk of total fractures by 15% and hip fractures by 30%, specifically. (3) Oral vitamin K supplementation (phytonadione and menaquinone-4) decreased bone loss. Menaquinone-4 showed the strongest impact on vertebral fracture reduction. (4) And while vitamin B supplementation alone did not show a significant impact on osteoporotic fracture occurrence in patients with cerebrovascular disease, it did reveal a modest effect. (5) Patients with very high plasma homocysteine levels and vascular disease appeared to benefit more from vitamin B supplementation (folate, B6, and B12) to prevent osteoporotic fractures. Vitamin B appropriately modifies HCy levels considered to have a role in osteoporotic fracture and bone turnover. (6) Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center examines all types of factors when guiding patients in nutritional supplementation.

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Schedule a Pensacola chiropractic visit with Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center to tackle any vitamin deficiencies and decrease your Pensacola fracture risk!

Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center helps Pensacola chiropractic female patients assess their risk of postmenopausal fracture and address contributing factors like vitamin deficiencies.  
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