Sandy Springs Nutrition: Beneficial Cinnamon

Cinnamon. It’s a tasty way to help several health issues:  migraine, blood pressure, diabetes mellitus. Chiropractic is all about health! Nutritional approaches to various ailments boost the body’s proficiency to take care of itself. The key is figuring out which ones work for what! Cross Chiropractic Center reports on some of the recent papers regarding this simple ingredient, cinnamon.

HELP FOR Sandy Springs MIGRAINE

The anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties of cinnamon were tested for migraine management. Migraine, the most common primary headache type, has increased levels of inflammation. Compared to a control option, cinnamon significantly reduced levels of inflammatory agents, interleukin-6 and nitric oxide. Cinnamon also decreased the frequency, severity and duration of migraine attacks. Cinnamon helped migraine in this study! Additionally, cinnamon is a safe supplement. (1) Cross Chiropractic Center happily shares research-based safe alternatives to try for health.

BLOOD PRESSURE

Blood pressure is a familiar health condition for many Sandy Springs folks. Cinnamon supplementation favorably and significantly affected diastolic blood pressure and significantly affected systolic blood pressure when taken for at least 8 weeks. (2) Several studies have reported that cinnamon reduced blood pressure. A recent meta-analysis of 9 randomized clinical trials reported that cinnamon supplementation can improve blood pressure by a modest degree overall.  Significant reductions in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure decreased when taking 2 grams or more a day of cinnamon for at least 8 weeks. (3) That is news worth sharing with our Sandy Springs chiropractic patients.

DIABETES TYPE II

Cross Chiropractic Center takes care of many patients who also are dealing with diabetes type II. Diabetes mellitus is a disease encompassing many different issues associated with insulin resistance or low production of it by the pancreas. This all brings about lifelong damage to organs over a lifetime. Management is complex. Herbs are frequently included in the management. Cinnamon is stated as a favorable choice for diabetic hypertensive patients. (4) A survey of the use of complementary alternative medicine by diabetic patients found that many use bitter apple, ginger, fenugreek, garlic and cinnamon. 66.1% consumed cinnamon. (5) Cross Chiropractic Center requests to know what our chiropractic patients are taking and if they find benefit.

CONTACT Cross Chiropractic Center

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Jeremy Heidt on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes migraine care and neck pain care with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management. Chiropractors like Dr. Heidt combine the finest of research-documented treatment methods to enhance Sandy Springs chiropractic care clinical outcomes.

Schedule your next Sandy Springs chiropractic visit at Cross Chiropractic Center. We can exchange tasty cinnamon recipes during your Cox® Technic treatment if you like!

 
Cross Chiropractic Center shares research on the benefits of cinnamon for migraine, diabetes and blood pressure. 
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