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Malverne Chiropractic Tip for Osteoporotic Bone Health: Ginger, FLL and Turmeric

Phytomedicine. A new concept? Not really. It’s the use of plants to help human disease. It is been around most of humanity’s existence, but today we are quite used to pharmacological medicine. Looking to phytomedicine may benefit us all, particularly post-menopausal women and others who suffer with osteoporosis. Malverne Health & Wellness shares some recent research about such plant-based treatments including ginger along with others like turmeric for Malverne osteoporosis treatment and side benefits of improved bone health and bone regeneration.

OSTEOPOROSIS AND POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN: BONE FRACTURES, BMD

Women are quite aware of osteoporosis. With DEXA scans and concerns for fracture risk in the news, Malverne women are reminded to take care of their bones. Osteoporosis is best explained as an imbalance between bone formation and bone resorption; both are influenced by nitric oxide. When women get to menopause, estrogen levels drop which makes their fracture risk rise. In a recent study, women were given a nutraceutical containing Paullinia cupana, Muira puama, ginger, and L-citrulline, known to enhance fracture healing in rat studies. Nitric oxide was increased along with other biomarkers like cGMP and calcium deposition. Bone mineral density increased as bone resorption was reduced and calcium deposition was enhanced. (1) Malverne Health & Wellness finds these to be positive results for Malverne osteoporosis management with chiropractic.

GINGER AND TURMERIC FOR OSTEOPOROTIC BONE HEALTH

Malverne chiropractic treatment plans at Malverne Health & Wellness are based on well-done research studies and experience. Malverne Health & Wellness appreciates this well-designed prospective triple-blind randomized controlled trial. That took a lot to set up, no doubt! Its aim is to quantify the effect of ginger and turmeric on quality of life, body composition, bone mineral density (BMD) and osteoporosis biomarkers in osteoporotic post-menopausal women. Since ginger and turmeric are pretty inexpensive, this study’s results could really affect the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. (2) Malverne nutritional options for osteoporosis keep expanding!

FLL AND CURCUMIN (TURMERIC) FOR BONE PRESERVATION AND REGENERATION

Fructus Ligustri Lucidi (FLL) is an olive family plant used for its antioxidant and anti-aging properties to treat osteoporosis for more than 1000 years. It’s been available for a long time! Its bone-preserving properties may come from the effect FLL seems to have on the microecology of the intestine. Intestinal changes – changes to the gut’s microecology – come with aging, and FLL seems to influence that. As an extra effect, cognitive function improved. (3) Additionally, using both curcumin and Fructus Ligustri Lucidi enhanced bone regeneration, positioning it as a promising alternative herbal way to treat and prevent osteoporosis. (4)

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Malverne Health & Wellness presents benefits of ginger, FLL and turmeric for osteoporosis care and treatment. 
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