Atlant Chiropractic http://atlantchiropractic.com Chiropractic and Wellness Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:26:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Holiday Fitness Calendar http://atlantchiropractic.com/holiday-fitness-calendar/ http://atlantchiropractic.com/holiday-fitness-calendar/#respond Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:15:08 +0000 http://atlantchiropractic.com/?p=14691 24 days to a stronger back and core

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24 Days to a Stronger Back and Core

This is a great way to get encouraged and stay active during the holiday season. Click the image below to download and print the PDF file and start your 24 Days Fitness Program.

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To see a full description of exercises and video demo visit: www.webexercises.com/daily

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Patient Direct by Standard Process http://atlantchiropractic.com/standard-process-patient-direct-program/ http://atlantchiropractic.com/standard-process-patient-direct-program/#respond Thu, 06 Aug 2015 19:55:03 +0000 http://atlantchiropractic.com/?p=14636 Patient Direct is a new program introduced by Standard Process to order whole food supplements directly from the manufacturer.

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Standard Process – Whole Food Supplements Since 1929!

Standard Process, the manufacturer of high-quality nutritional supplements from time-tested formulas with whole foods and other natural ingredients to support health, introduces a new patient-ordering platform, Patient Direct, that offers an upgraded, more simplified experience for a doctor and patients. Its main objective is convenience, which ultimately improves patient compliance.

Now, it is easier than ever to order and receive Standard Process®, MediHerb®, and Standard Process Veterinary Formulas™ supplements conveniently through this new patient-ordering platform. Sign up for Patient Direct at standardprocess.com and start receiving high quality products directly from the manufacturer. Freshness and quality guaranteed.

Please contact our office to request “Health Care Professional’s Patient Direct Code” needed for registration process through Patient Direct.

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Science Confirms Turmeric as Effective as 14 Drugs http://atlantchiropractic.com/science-confirms-turmeric-as-effective-as-14-drugs/ Sun, 02 Aug 2015 01:14:06 +0000 http://atlantchiropractic.com/?p=14679 Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties have been the subject of over 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies.

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Science Finds Ancient Spice Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs.

Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties and components (primarily curcumin) have been the subject of over 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. In fact, our five-year long research project on this sacred plant has revealed over 600 potential preventive and therapeutic applications, as well as 175 distinct beneficial physiological effects.

This entire database of 1,585 ncbi-hyperlinked turmeric abstracts can be downloaded as a PDF at our Downloadable Turmeric Document page, and acquired either as a retail item or with 200 GMI-tokens, for those of you who are already are members and receive them automatically each month.

Given the sheer density of research performed on this remarkable spice, it is no wonder that a growing number of studies have concluded that it compares favorably to a variety of conventional medications, including:

Lipitor/Atorvastatin(cholesterol medication): A 2008 study published in the journal Drugs in R & D found that a standardized preparation of curcuminoids from Turmeric compared favorably to the drug atorvastatin (trade name Lipitor) on endothelial dysfunction, the underlying pathology of the blood vessels that drives atherosclerosis, in association with reductions in inflammation and oxidative stress in type 2 diabetic patients. [i]

[For addition curcumin and ‘high cholesterol’ research – 8 abstracts] Corticosteroids (steroid medications): A 1999 study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research found that the primary polyphenol in turmeric, the saffron colored pigment known as curcumin, compared favorably to steroids in the management of chronic anterior uveitis, an inflammatory eye disease.[ii]

A 2008 study published in Critical Care Medicine found that curcumin compared favorably to the corticosteroid drug dexamethasone in the animal model as an alternative therapy for protecting lung transplantation-associated injury by down-regulating inflammatory genes.[iii]

An earlier 2003 study published in Cancer Letters found the same drug also compared favorably to dexamethasone in a lung ischaemia-repurfusion injury model.[iv] [for additional curcumin and inflammation research – 52 abstracts]

Prozac/Fluoxetine & Imipramine (antidepressants): A 2011 study published in the journal Acta Poloniae Pharmaceutica found that curcumin compared favorably to both drugs in reducing depressive behavior in an animal model.[v] [for additional curcumin and depression research – 5 abstracts]

Aspirin (blood thinner): A 1986 in vitro and ex vivo study published in the journal Arzneimittelforschung found that curcumin has anti-platelet and prostacyclin modulating effects compared to aspirin, indicating it may have value in patients prone to vascular thrombosis and requiring anti-arthritis therapy.[vi] [for additional curcumin and anti-platelet research]

Anti-inflammatory Drugs: A 2004 study published in the journal Oncogene found that curcumin (as well as resveratrol) were effective alternatives to the drugs aspirin, ibuprofen, sulindac, phenylbutazone, naproxen, indomethacin, diclofenac, dexamethasone, celecoxib, and tamoxifen in exerting anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative activity against tumor cells.[vii] [for additional curcumin and anti-proliferative research – 15 abstracts]

Oxaliplatin (chemotherapy drug): A 2007 study published in the International Journal of Cancer found that curcumin compares favorably with oxaliplatin as an antiproliferative agenet in colorectal cell lines.[viii] [for additional curcumin and colorectal cancer research – 52 abstracts]

Metformin (diabetes drug): A 2009 study published in the journal Biochemitry and Biophysical Research Community explored how curcumin might be valuable in treating diabetes, finding that it activates AMPK (which increases glucose uptake) and suppresses gluconeogenic gene expression (which suppresses glucose production in the liver) in hepatoma cells.

Interestingly, they found curcumin to be 500 times to 100,000 times (in the form known as tetrahydrocurcuminoids(THC)) more potent than metformin in activating AMPK and its downstream target acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC). [ix]

read more.. http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/science-confirms-turmeric-effective-14-drugs

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7 Minute Work Out http://atlantchiropractic.com/7-minute-work-out/ Sun, 28 Jun 2015 02:44:55 +0000 http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=14398 There is never too late to start exercising. This awesome infographic outlines basics of daily "7 Minute Work Out" routine that can transform your vision and physical state to a new level.

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There is never too late to start exercising. This awesome infographic, provided by www.swamimamitears.com outlines basics of daily “7 Minute Work Out” routine that can transform your vision and physical state to a new level.

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Bioenergetic Medicine And Asyra System http://atlantchiropractic.com/bioenergetic-medicine-and-asyra-system/ Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:19:17 +0000 http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=14382 The Asyra Pro is the most advanced, flexible and user-friendly bioenergetic screening device available today for the health care practitioners practicing bioenergetic medicine.

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The Asyra Pro is the most advanced, flexible and user-friendly bioenergetic screening device available today for the health care practitioners practicing bioenergetic medicine. Its superior hardware and software systems allow evaluating patients in a new way for allergies, pathogens, toxins, emotional factors, structural issues, metabolic issues, and hundreds of other areas. It has the ability to perform energetic evaluation to analyze body’s tissues, organs and systems for specific electronic frequencies. It doesn’t diagnose a disease, but finds abnormalities in electronic blue-prints of different tissues.

Indicating the energetic state of internal organs, food sensitivities, environmental sensitivities, nutritional needs, hormonal balance, toxin response and much more, it can improve patient outcomes.

The main features of the Asyra include:

  • Probeless and non-invasive
  • Comprehensive health analysis in under five minutes
  • Fully customizable tests
  • Imprint your own remedies
  • Advanced, clear and easy-to-use software
  • Add your preferred supplements

Only five minutes testing with the Asyra Pro can form the basis of an in-depth consultation, helping a practitioner to map out the most effective route to optimal health for clients.

Understanding the Asyra System.

What is the Asyra?

The Asyra is a system designed for health practitioners with the following purposes:

To provide insight and information about clients’ health needs that cannot be obtained from case history, questioning or simple observation.

To apply that information directly in support of healing and health creation by way of built-in ‘informational’ treatments.

To assist the practitioner in recommending traditional therapies appropriate to the clients individual needs.

Click here to view a demonstration on how Asyra works.

How does it work?

The Asyra software contains digitally-encoded information relating to a wide range of health factors that is output by the Asyra hardware as electromagnetic signals during testing.

Using a simple low voltage circuit created by holding two brass cylinders or electrodes, the response of the body to those signals is recorded by measuring changes in the electrical resistance of the skin.

This information is relayed back to the software and a report is generated on the computer of any responses that are outside certain limits.

Is that really possible?

Running an Asyra test is an example of a process that is called bio-energetic testing.

In the purest form of bio-energetic testing, the Asyra effectively ‘asking the body a question’ and obtaining the response directly from the body’s own physiology, without engaging the conscious and language centers of the mind.

It is helpful to make some comparisons to other techniques that go part of the way towards this. Many people will be familiar with muscle testing or kinesiology. This is another form of bio-energetic testing applied by health practitioners. In kinesiology the question is often asked verbally or the subject may hold an object or substance that is being tested. The response is measured by changes in the contractile strength of the skeletal muscles, checked manually by the tester.

Asyra testing goes one step further. The challenges or questions are presented as an electromagnetic signal output, rather than in words.

What really distinguishes the Asyra from manual methods and from many of the other devices on the market is the skill and experience that has been brought to bear over 30 years in collecting and refining the digital encoding methods and in improving the technology for recording responses. The latest Asyra Pro system is able to run a very large number of challenge tests in a few minutes and thereby build a broad picture of energetic functioning and responses in the client’s body.

What is meant by ‘energetic’ in the context of health testing?

The word ‘energetic’ does not relate to energy in the strict sense that a physicist would insist upon. Instead we are using the term loosely to refer to aspects of human functioning that are not just biomechanical (e.g joints, muscles and motion) and biochemical (e.g. nutrients, proteins, hormones and oxidation).

The functioning of the human body is governed by informational signals. Some of these, such as the instructions for making proteins encoded in DNA are recognized by modern science. The epigenetic factors – how our experiences in life affect gene expression – are just beginning to be understood. When we obtain responses from a bioenergetic testing device, the information is a mixture of commentary on the physical, chemical, emotional and mental state of the body/mind. Indeed, part of the skill of the practitioner of bioenergetic testing is to consider and interpret the information that comes from the system and to know how to proceed from there.

Is the Asyra a diagnostic device?

It is helpful to be really clear about definitions here. ‘Diagnosis’ is derived from a Greek word meaning to ‘discern or distinguish’. In the modern medical context, this means to take a set of symptoms presented by a patient and state that they fit better into the category for disease A, disease B or perhaps disease C. In this way the medical practitioner can choose appropriate treatment, and it is important that he gets it right because the treatment for disease A might have quite negative consequences for a disease B patient, especially if it is surgical.

Asyra testing does not in this sense diagnose. It presents a completely individualized set of responses at one point in time to the set of challenges that were included in the test. The information can often be used to help support a traditional diagnosis, but at the same time, the information may suggest a course of action that is not in line with the normal recommendations for that diagnosis.

So what exactly do the results signify?

The one definite and unchanging aspect of interpreting the test results is as follows: if an item shows up as unbalanced (usually a red or yellow indication against the item in the remedy list), then the body will benefit from further exposure to the informational signature of that item.

In different words, the body has indicated some kind of reaction measured by galvanic skin response to a particular informational signature, and that further exposure to that informational pattern will assist the body in better dealing with it another time.

The Asyra test is identifying a set of items that the body / mind system can benefit from learning better adaptation to, and these may be from a very wide variety of types. Food items, pathogens, emotional patterns, responses to color and pharmaceutical agents to name but a few.

How do we use this to help get people better?

We can proceed down a number of paths. Firstly, we can follow the recommendation – provide the informational signatures highlighted by the test back to the body. The Asyra provides us two ways of doing this: by creating an imprinted informational remedy (the same concept as a homeopathic remedy), and by passing the information back to the body using a safe low-energy laser. Or we can use nutritional supplements recommendations given by the Asyra.

If you have additional questions about Bioenergetic Medicine of the Asyra Pro system, please call our New York or New Jersey office. If you wish, you may email us your inquiry to atlantchiro@gmail.com

The Asyra can help to do more effective work in a shorter time

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What Do You Cook Your Food In? http://atlantchiropractic.com/what-do-you-cook-your-food-in/ Sun, 12 Apr 2015 02:14:49 +0000 http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=14378 Everyone has these at their kitchen: microwave, pots and pans with non-stick surface, aluminum cookware. This is what you should know.

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Everyone has these at their kitchen: microwave, pots and pans with non-stick surface, aluminum cookware. This is what you should know.

Microwave ovens are convenient, but it has been proven that they alter food chemistry in a way that it has an adverse impact on your blood, cholesterol balance and immune system. In addition, microwaving destroys nutritional content. Consider an advantage of “Slow Cookers” at lower temperatures for longer periods of time.

Media convinced most of us that it is safe to use aluminum and non-stick surface pots and pans. This is far from the truth. When heated, aluminum particles separate from the surface and mix with the food. Same is applied for aluminum foil. Aluminum has no place in your body in any amount and under any circumstance. Aluminum is been proven to negatively affect your brain, kidneys, lungs, liver and thyroid gland. Research proved that non-stick coating under high temperatures release toxic fumes that are considered carcinogenic. Use materials that are stable when heated. Consider glass, ceramic, porcelain and high quality stainless steel cooking utensils.

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First Steps In Treating Sprained Ankle, Knee Or Wrist http://atlantchiropractic.com/first-steps-in-treating-sprained-ankle-knee-or-wrist/ Tue, 24 Feb 2015 02:38:46 +0000 http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=14394 A sprain is the over-stretching or tearing of a ligament due to a mechanical force resulting in damage. Ligaments are the type of connective tissue that holds joints together. A severe sprain can inhibit the ligament from properly controlling the integrity of a joint.

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A sprain is the over-stretching or tearing of a ligament due to a mechanical force resulting in damage. Ligaments are the type of connective tissue that holds joints together. A severe sprain can inhibit the ligament from properly controlling the integrity of a joint. The first step after a sprain injury is to take any weight or physical stress off of the joint. The most common place for sprains to happen is the ankle. Sprains also frequently occur in the wrists, knees and less common in shoulders.

Treatment for common strains falls into two categories: the first aid, which is considered the short term; and the healing phase that consists of recovery and rehabilitation.

What you need to remember during the first aid following sprain injury. They are easy to remember with the RICE acronym.

R – REST – Very important thing to do in the treatment of a sprain is to get weight and physical stress off of the injured joint. Clearly, you do not want to use the joint until healing of the sprain can occur.

I – ICE – Ice the sprained joint for 15 minutes immediately after the injury. Ice helps to reduce inflammation and pain. Repeat reapplying ice every several hours. Never keep the ice for more than 15 minutes.

C – COMPRESS – Wrap the joint tightly in order to prevent unnecessary joint movement and support some weight. After wrapping tightly, make sure to check circulation below the wrap. You can lightly pinch, or squeeze the area distant to a wrapped part. The area should turn to a normal color within seconds. If the area stays white, loosen the wrap.

E – ELEVATE – Within the first few days, keep the sprained area elevated above the level of the heart. This helps to avoid swelling from build up. Increased hydration (water intake), for the body to respond to the damage caused by the sprain.

Always consult your medical doctor to perform additional examination to rule out possible fractures or other soft tissue damage.

For long term care of a sprain injury, very important factor is to maintain mobility (to avoid joint derangement or fusion) and maintain strength. This is better done under a supervision of a specialist.

Proper nutrition is very important for fast recovery and healing. There are many vitamins and minerals that are necessary for proper ligament strength.

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Nutrition For Athletes http://atlantchiropractic.com/nutrition-for-athletes/ Sat, 10 Jan 2015 02:55:39 +0000 http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=14408 If you are constantly working out or practicing any sports, your body needs continuous specific nutritional support to help you build and support muscles as well as maintain healthy joints and energy level.

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I have been approached a lot by my physically active patients with questions about proper nutritional supplements for their dynamic life style. Indeed, if you are constantly working out or practicing any sports, your body needs continuous specific nutritional support to help you build and support muscles as well as maintain healthy joints and energy level.

I decided to put together some information for you and try to address all your needs at once.

Vegan Protein

Vegan protein (Innate Response) is a nourishing formula crafted with a nutritionally superior form of well-absorbed, great tasting pea protein. This form of protein helps fill gaps in the diet, supports a healthy metabolism while also promoting well functioning detoxification pathways.

This formula is among the best protein supplements with the highest protein content in the professional market, but differentiates itself by not diluting its ingredients with fillers of any kind or combining with other forms of protein that could potentially pose issues for many patients. Vegan Protein does not contain rice, which is often combined with pea protein, and does not contain any forms of grains whatsoever, which makes this formula well tolerated by those with even the most severe digestive stress. This formula is an ideal addition to any person, who is looking for an ultimate musculoskeletal support.

BCAA

Branched Chain Amino Acids (Pure Encapsulations) provide safe nutritional support for athletes and individuals seeking optimal lean muscle mass. The three branched chain amino acids, Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine, boost energy while helping to counteract muscle protein breakdown during exercise. In addition, the ingredients in this product promote the biosynthesis of other amino acids, nucleotides, and biological amines. Branched chain amino acids are unique in the way that they are not metabolized by the liver.

Promotes Healthy Muscle Mass:

  • BCAA promotes healthy muscle mass by boosting energy metabolism in working muscle and by inhibiting protein breakdown during exercise
  • BCAAs may play a role in athletic support by promoting muscle nitrogen, enhancing Alanine and Glutamine production, decreasing lactate production and boosting energy while attenuating protein breakdown. These actions help to sustain muscle work capacity and recovery. Studies have reported that post-exercise protein intake helps to enhance the repair of muscle protein. Additionally, some research has suggested that BCAAs may moderate the progression of central nervous system fatigue during exercise, supporting mental performance.

Athletic Nutrients

Athletic Nutrients formulation (Pure Encapsulations) is designed to support physical training and performance. It is a complete hypoallergenic, nutrient rich, highly bioavailable multi-vitamin, multi-mineral and trace element supplement. The formula combines superior mineral cofactors, activated vitamins, antioxidants and pH balanced Creatine to target endurance, energy and lessen muscle fatigue.

Indications:

  • Support for athletic training and physical performance

Vitamin/Mineral Distinctions:

  • High potency, hypo-allergenic, vegetarian formula
  • Activated vitamins and superior mineral chelates for optimal absorption
  • 800 mcg Metafolin(6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid (L-5-MTHF), the naturally occurring universally metabolized form of Folate
  • Potassium phosphate combined with calcium and magnesium for healthy muscle function
  • Copper, manganese, selenium and zinc for healthy tendons, ligaments and joints

Special Features:

  • EnergizeATP Factors
  • Kre-Alkalyn pH balanced Creatine has an enhanced stability profile allowing lower optimal dosing. Research involving endurance athletes and professional athletes indicates that it enhances ATP production and performance in working muscle, as well as lessens muscle soreness due to lactic acid.
  • CoQ10 is a component of the mitochondria and plays a key role in the synthesis of ATP. In a double blind crossover study involving Finnish top-level cross-country skiers, CoQ10 supported physical performance.
  • Krebs cycle intermediate Alpha Ketoglutarate acts as a key substrate for energy production, helping maximize fat and carbohydrate utilization.

Muscle Restore Complex:

  • Lessens muscle soreness and fatigue with n-acetyl-l-cysteine (NAC), Alpha Lipoic Acid and l-Carnosine. In a placebo-controlled high intensity exercise study, NAC promoted a healthy inflammatory balance and lessened muscle soreness.
  • Power Protect Antioxidants:
  • Protects muscles from oxidative stress with PowerGrape, green tea and polyphenols from mangosteen, aai, noni, pomegranate and quebracho extract.
  • PowerGrape promoted plasma antioxidant capacity during competition and supported performance in a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled crossover trial involving athletes.

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Acute Neck Pain Instructions http://atlantchiropractic.com/acute-neck-pain-instructions/ Wed, 24 Dec 2014 02:50:51 +0000 http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=14404 Neck pain may be elicited by numerous causes such as strain injury, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerve, infection, fracture, swollen lymph nodes and even cancer.

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According to American Pain Foundation, neck pain is the third most common type of pain. Over 70% of people had experienced symptoms of neck pain at some point in their lives.

Neck pain may be elicited by numerous causes such as strain injury, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerve, infection, fracture, swollen lymph nodes and even cancer.

Follow these guidelines when you experience acute incident of neck pain:

  • Keep your head up at all times. When you allow your head to drop as in reading, knitting, sewing and performing desk tasks, you place further strains on the already over stretched or injured tissues.
  • Maintenance of good posture is essential. Begin by  lifting your chest up and partially tucking your chin in.
  • Do not roll your head around and avoid quick movements especially turning the head quickly.
  • Avoid those positions and movements that initially caused our problems. You must allow some time for healing to take place.
  • Do not sleep with more pillows than necessary. If you are comfortable with one pillow, then use only one. The content of the pillow should adjustable in order to provide a proper support and comfort for your neck.
  • When you remain uncomfortable at night, you may benefit from a supportive roll.
  • Do not sleep face down, as this places greater strain on the neck.
  • Do not “stretch your pain out”. Neck and upper back pain may feel muscular in nature, but can have a different nature. Self stretching may cause further injury n the deeper ligaments and joint tissues are involved.
  • Find positions of “centralization”, where your symptoms are closer to your spine. Avoid positions that cause the symptoms to move further away from your spine and down to your arm.
  • Ice the area frequently (every 2 hours for 15 minutes) if the pain fairly constant in nature and area is inflamed. Heat will make inflammation and swelling worse.
  • If no relieve from pain is achieved within first two days, consult with your health care practitioner

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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked With Severe Asthma in Children http://atlantchiropractic.com/vitamin-d-deficiency-linked-with-severe-asthma-in-children/ Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:55:14 +0000 http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=14374 Children with severe therapy-resistant asthma (STRA) may have poorer lung function and worse symptoms compared to children with moderate asthma, due to lower levels of vitamin D in their blood, according to a study by researchers at King’s College London.

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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked With Severe Asthma in Children

Children with severe therapy-resistant asthma (STRA) may have poorer lung function and worse symptoms compared to children with moderate asthma, due to lower levels of vitamin D in their blood, according to a study by researchers at King’s College London.

The team found that lower levels of vitamin D may cause structural changes in the airway smooth muscles of children with STRA, making breathing more difficult. This study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, provides important new evidence for possible treatments.

The study was carried out by researchers from the MRC & Asthma UK Center in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma at King’s, The Royal Brompton Hospital and the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) at Imperial College London. The scientists said the findings will help develop new treatment strategies for children suffering from difficult-to-treat asthma, who account for up to 10 percent of young asthma patients.

While most children with asthma can be successfully treated with low doses of corticosteroids, about five to 10 percent of asthmatic children do not respond to standard treatment. Children with STRA experience more asthma episodes and asthma-related illnesses, and require more health care services than their treatment-receptive peers.

The researchers enrolled 86 children in the study, including 36 children with STRA, 26 with moderate asthma and 24 non-asthmatic controls, and measured the relationships between vitamin D levels and lung function, medication usage and symptom exacerbations. Children requiring complex bronchoscopies for the study were treated in the pediatric intensive care unit at Royal Brompton. The researchers also examined tissue samples from the airways of the STRA group to evaluate structural changes in the airway’s smooth muscle.

The team found children with STRA had significantly lower levels of vitamin D, as well as greater numbers of exacerbations, increased use of asthma medications and poorer lung function compared to children with moderate asthma and non-asthmatic children. Airway muscle tissue mass was also increased in the STRA group.

However, the researchers cautioned that children should not be given vitamin D supplements without first consulting a general practitioner. They emphasized that this is an early study, and larger studies will need to be conducted to verify these results.

(Source: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine – December, 2011)

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