“What did I come in here for?”
We all have those occasional lapses of memory. Just check with your Baton Rouge friends. They’ll concur that it can be discouraging! Spine & Sports Rehab Center encountered some recent nutritional research that may help you preserve your memory functioning better and be a normal part of your chiropractic treatment plan
Researchers studied 56 elderly women who stated that they had some memory loss. These women took a multivitamin, mineral, herbal supplement for 16 weeks. The researchers found a heightened speed of reaction in spatial working memory. Plus homocysteine levels dropped. (Good news! These are inflammation indicators. You don't want inflammation.) Vitamin B6 and B12 and even Vitamin E increased! (1)
A similar study was done with sedentary, older men (50 to 74 years old). They were in an 8 week study taking a multivitamin, mineral, herbal supplement. There were similar findings to the women’s: lower homocysteine levels and higher Vitamin B12 and B6 folate. The improvement in their memory was in the contextual recognition memory performance. (2) Any improvement in memory is a great thing!
So let’s talk at your next Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment. If you or a loved one finds memory to be a challenge (or even a slight frustration), let’s talk about trying a quality multivitamin, mineral, herbal supplement. The quality makes all the difference! Contact Spine & Sports Rehab Center today to talk about your Baton Rouge nutritional status!
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