Vitamin C – It’s so nice to focus on a different vitamin!
Vitamin D hogs the press today, deservedly so for its significance on so many body
systems and conditions. But Vitamin C deserves attention, too. Vitamin C is an essential vitamin, a go-to vitamin for immunity, healing, and much more.
OrthoIllinois Chiropractic some recent facts about Vitamin C and encourages our
McHenry chiropractic patients and loved ones to check your Vitamin C
intake and adjust as necessary.
First, classic research points to the antioxidant capability
of vitamin C. It also reports that vitamin c improves oxidative damage to DNA
and lipids and proteins. (1) All good! New research supports vitamin C for
immunity as it reports long-term high-dose intake of vitamin C effectively
maintains immune cells. (1) For everyday McHenry health, taking
vitamin C appears beneficial!
OrthoIllinois Chiropractic understands McHenry chiropractic
patients and their family members have to undergo surgery from time to time for
various issues, so this new information about vitamin C is valuable! Specifically, new research says vitamin C is
important pre-surgically for healing and disease prevention. A dose of Vitamin
C (2 G) before surgery may reduce the need for morphine post-surgery. Vitamin C
supplementation (1 G) for 50 days pre-op may prevent chronic regional pain
syndrome after extremity surgery. (2) New statistics like this gets
OrthoIllinois Chiropractic to take a closer look at just how valuable vitamin C is! How
So OrthoIllinois Chiropractic encourages McHenry chiropractic
clients to scrutinize their nutritional supplements. Vitamin D is important.
Multiple supplements are essential. Calcium supplementation remains crucial.
Let’s take another look at Vitamin C intake, especially if you are facing a
surgery soon! Contact OrthoIllinois Chiropractic to talk more about your specific supplementation needs and how they're being met.
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