Minster Vitamin Deficiencies in Women Related to Fracture Risk

Fractures are enemies of Minster women and men. They bring about pain and long recoveries. Minster postmenopausal women have a tendency to be at greater risk of fractures, particularly those who experience vitamin deficiencies. Minster vitamin deficiencies are relatively [simple|easy]6] to test for and fixed with Minster Chiropractic Center's help should testing reveal such deficiencies. Minster Chiropractic Center directs Minster chiropractic patients who want to find out about their vitamin status with nutrition and address any deficiencies in order to lessen fracture risk.


The more the merrier? Not really when it comes to several vitamin deficiencies! A new study reported that the cumulative effect of vitamin deficiencies intensified the risk of incident fractures in postmenopausal women. Vitamin D, vitamin K and vitamin B levels were recorded in women over 50 years old and tracked for 6.3 years (plus or minus 5.1 years). 29.7% of these women had fractures during this time. The number of deficiencies (0/no deficiencies to 3/deficient in D, K and B) was significantly related to fracture risk. (1) In light of this report, Minster Chiropractic Center notices that it’s important to check for vitamin deficiencies and deal with them.


Minster Chiropractic Center notes that the risk of fragility fractures is higher than the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women. 33% are at risk. Fortunately, Minster fracture risk may well be limited by healthy lifestyle changes like vitamin supplementation, weight-bearing exercise, limited alcohol intake and no 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 with 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 had the strongest effect on vertebral fracture reduction. (4) And while vitamin B supplementation alone didn’t demonstrate a significant impact on osteoporotic fracture incidence in patients with cerebrovascular disease, it did show a modest effect. (5) Patients with very high plasma homocysteine levels and vascular disease seemed to benefit more from vitamin B supplementation (folate, B6, and B12) to prevent osteoporotic fractures. Vitamin B appropriately changes HCy levels thought to have a role in osteoporotic fracture and bone turnover. (6) Minster Chiropractic Center considers all sorts of factors when guiding patients in nutritional supplementation.

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Minster Chiropractic Center helps Minster chiropractic female patients assess their risk of postmenopausal fracture and address contributing factors like vitamin deficiencies.  
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