Vitamin C – It’s so nice to highlight a different vitamin!
Vitamin D hogs the press today, rightfully so for its influence on so many body
systems and conditions. But Vitamin C deserves attention, too. Vitamin C is a cornerstone vitamin, a go-to vitamin for immunity, healing, and much more.
Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC presents some recent facts about Vitamin C and encourages our
La Grande 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 La Grande health, taking
vitamin C appears beneficial!
Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC knows La Grande 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
Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC to take a closer look at just how valuable vitamin C is! How
So Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC encourages La Grande 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 Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC to talk more about your specific supplementation needs and how they're being met.
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