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San Jose Vitamin Deficiencies in Women Related to Fracture Risk

Fractures are enemies of San Jose women and men. They bring about pain and long recoveries. San Jose postmenopausal women tend to be at greater risk of fractures, especially those who experience vitamin deficiencies. San Jose vitamin deficiencies are relatively [simple|easy]6] to test for and addressed with Chiropractic Solutions's help should testing divulge such deficiencies. Chiropractic Solutions guides San Jose chiropractic patients who are ready to have their vitamin status checked and help them any deficiencies so as to reduce fracture risk.

VITAMIN DEFICIENCIES AND FRACTURE RISK

The more the merrier? Not really when it comes to multiple vitamin deficiencies! A recent study described 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 of age and tracked 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 related to fracture risk. (1) In light of this report, Chiropractic Solutions notes the importance of checking for vitamin deficiencies and deal with them.

WHAT TO DO TO FIX VITAMIN DEFICIENCIES AND AVOID San Jose FRACTURES

Chiropractic Solutions notes that the risk of fragility fractures is greater than the risk of breast cancer for postmenopausal women. 33% are at risk. Fortunately, San Jose fracture risk may well be limited by healthy lifestyle changes like vitamin supplementation, weight-bearing exercise, limited alcohol consumption and no smoking. Vitamin supplementation incorporating 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 recommended. (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) reduced bone loss. Menaquinone-4 showed the strongest impact on vertebral fracture reduction. (4) And while supplementing with vitamin B alone did not show a significant effect on osteoporotic fracture incidence 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 effectively changes HCy levels considered to have a role in osteoporotic fracture and bone turnover. (6) Chiropractic Solutions examines all types of factors when guiding patients in nutritional supplementation.

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Chiropractic Solutions helps San Jose chiropractic female patients assess their risk of postmenopausal fracture and address contributing factors like vitamin deficiencies.  
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