Groton 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 responses or enhance 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 Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office. We know our Groton chiropractic patients will value this vitamin flavonoid even more!

INFLAMMATION

Quercetin as a flavonoid that are 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 help neurodegenerative disorders, liver diseases, and diabetes. (1) Quercetin has been demonstrated to reduce the neuralgia and the inflammatory response of the sciatic nerve and spinal dorsal horn in rats with chronic constriction injury. (2) Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office is all for anti-inflammatory responses when it comes to containing pain!

AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

Quercetin’s reputation is maturing 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 studied. Dietary supplementation is being implemented increasingly due to positive effects, relative safety, and low 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) Groton chiropractic patients with autoimmune disease may want to consider whether quercetin may be helpful.

METABOLIC DISEASE

Quercetin is also shining bright in treatment of metabolic diseases like diabetes, hyperlipedemia, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Groton chiropractic patients have these types of issues, too. Animal experiments reported that quercetin promoted insulin secretion, enhanced insulin resistance, reduced blood lipid levels, inhibited inflammation and oxidative stress, alleviated hepatic lipid accumulation, and synchronized gut microbiota. Future human studies are dreamt of to find a way to boost the bioavailability of quercetin as well as document its effectiveness. (4) Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office includes nutritional supports like quercetin with its chiropractic spinal manipulation via Cox® Technic to assist our Groton chiropractic patients get pain relief as well as 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 Groton chiropractic appointment now. Be curious about the Q-vitamin! We’ll help you with its pronunciation and discuss just how quercetin may be a positive flavonoid for you! 

 
Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office explains the benefits of quercetin for autoimmune, metabolic, and inflammatory diseases.  
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