Sandy Springs Chiropractic Nutrition Tip: Quercetin for Inflammatory, Metabolic and Autoimmune Issues

Quercetin. How many Q-starting vitamins or minerals come to mind for you? Well, this is a beneficial one! A yellow pigment in plants used as a food supplement to reduce allergic reactions or boost immunity, quercetin is showing itself to do more than just that! Its anti-inflammatory, immune-system supporting, and gut microbiota-regulating elements to name a few are getting the attention of Cross Chiropractic Center. We feel that our Sandy Springs chiropractic patients will value this vitamin flavonoid even more!

INFLAMMATION

Quercetin as a flavonoid found in herbs, fruits (apples, berries), onions, seeds, nuts, and green tea is explained as offering positive effects on human health by mediating antioxidant activities, immune-modulatory impacts, and regulating metabolic pathways.  By what means? By altering gene expression, signaling pathways and controlling proteins and cytokines. Quercetin is supposed to most likely impact the P12K/AKT pathway and benefit neurodegenerative disorders, liver diseases, and diabetes. (1) Quercetin has been shown to alleviate the neuralgia and the inflammatory response of the sciatic nerve and spinal dorsal horn in rats with chronic constriction injury. (2) Cross Chiropractic Center is all for anti-inflammatory responses when it comes to managing pain!

AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

Quercetin’s reputation is growing stronger a lot! Its use for treating and possibly preventing autoimmune diseases which appear resulting from a breakdown and dysregulation of the immune system is being examined. Dietary supplementation is being implemented more and more due to beneficial effects, relative safety, and minimal cost. Quercetin stands out in this realm because of its anti-inflammation, anti-oxidation, and neuroprotective benefits. Recent studies described positive effects of quercetin on rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, and lupus. (3) Sandy Springs chiropractic patients with autoimmune disease may want to look at quercetin with us.

METABOLIC DISEASE

Quercetin is also shining bright in treatment of metabolic diseases like diabetes, hyperlipedemia, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Sandy Springs chiropractic patients have these types of issues, too. Animal experiments found that quercetin promoted insulin secretion, improved insulin resistance, lowered blood lipid levels, inhibited inflammation and oxidative stress, eased hepatic lipid accumulation, and synchronized gut microbiota. Future human studies are dreamt of to find a way to increase the bioavailability of quercetin as well as document its efficacy. (4) Cross Chiropractic Center incorporates nutritional supports like quercetin with its chiropractic spinal manipulation via Cox® Technic to help our Sandy Springs chiropractic patients get pain relief and enjoy better health.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. James Cox on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he illustrates The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and how chiropractic spinal manipulation may relate to the immune system.

Schedule your Sandy Springs chiropractic appointment now. Be curious about the Q-vitamin! We’ll help you with its pronunciation and discuss just how quercetin may be a beneficial flavonoid for you! 

 
Cross Chiropractic Center explains the benefits of quercetin for autoimmune, metabolic, and inflammatory diseases.  
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