Call us to set up an appointment! 765.962.9900

Vitamin C Benefits: Daily, Pre- and Post-Surgically

Vitamin C – It’s so nice to feature a different vitamin! Vitamin D hogs the press today, justly so for its effects on so many body systems and conditions. But Vitamin C deserves attention, too. Vitamin C is a foundational vitamin, a go-to vitamin for immunity, healing, and much more. Johnson Chiropractic some recent facts about Vitamin C and encourages our Richmond chiropractic patients and loved ones to check your Vitamin C intake and adjust as necessary.

picture of an orange
 
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 Richmond health, taking vitamin C appears beneficial!

Johnson Chiropractic recognizes that Richmond 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 Johnson Chiropractic to take a closer look at just how valuable vitamin C is! How about you?

So Johnson Chiropractic encourages Richmond 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 Johnson Chiropractic to talk more about your specific supplementation needs and how they're being met.

« View All Nutrition Articles
"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page."