In this health video you will how nutrition connects with chiropractic treatment.
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Raena Morgan: I'm talking with Dr. JaDean Anderson, who's a chiropractor. Dr. Anderson, how does nutrition figure in the chiropractic treatment? Dr. JaDean Anderson: Nutrition and chiropractic go hand in hand. In some cases, people's conditions is very associated with the spinal misalignments; and in other cases, along with those spinal misalignments, proper nutrition and diet and supplementation will help aid in the healing process being even quicker. So, how I recommend patients to go about nutrition is eating a healthy, well-balanced diet. And, within that supplementation being a good multivitamin and depending on their condition, there's other supplements that might help them greatly with fulfilling their health needs or wants. Raena Morgan: How about the omega-3? We hear a lot about omega-3 is being very important to overall help these days. Dr. JaDean Anderson: Omega-3 is a very important supplement that I like to tell people about because it helps with such a wide variety of health issues. And, specifically within our profession, inflammation or swelling within the joints occurs a lot of the time. So supplementation with the omega-3 helps decrease the inflammation along with the host of it helps your nervous system; it helps your cardiovascular system. It's helps so much. Raena Morgan: Does it help lubricate the joints too? Dr. JaDean Anderson: It helps decrease the inflammation which will help the joints able to move properly, yes. I recommend supplementation because, basically getting everything that your body needs is going to help you achieve your health goals. Raena Morgan: Thank you, Dr. Anderson.