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St. Francisville Nutrition: Beneficial Cinnamon

Cinnamon. It is a tasty way to address 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 finding which ones are best for what! Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville shares a few of the recent papers regarding this simple ingredient, cinnamon.

HELP FOR St. Francisville MIGRAINE

Cinnamon’s anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties were put to the test for migraine management. Migraine, the most common primary headache type, has increased levels of inflammation. Compared to a control treatment, cinnamon significantly decreased levels of inflammatory agents, interleukin-6 and nitric oxide. Cinnamon also lessened the frequency, severity and duration of migraine attacks. Cinnamon eased migraine in this study! As far as cinnamon goes, it’s safe. (1) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville happily shares research-based safe options to try for health.

BLOOD PRESSURE

Blood pressure is a familiar health condition for many St. Francisville 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 reports have stated that cinnamon reduced blood pressure. A recent meta-analysis of 9 randomized clinical trials reported that cinnamon supplementation can boost blood pressure by a modest degree overall.  Significant reductions in both diastolic and systolic blood pressure decreased when taking 2 grams or more a day of cinnamon for at least 8 weeks. (3) That’s news worth giving to our St. Francisville chiropractic patients.

DIABETES TYPE II

Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville takes care of many patients who also are dealing with diabetes type II. Diabetes mellitus is a disease involving a variety of different issues related to insulin resistance or low production of it by the pancreas. This all brings about lifelong damage to organs throughout a lifetime. Management is complex. Herbs are frequently added to the management. Cinnamon is stated as an advantageous 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) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville requests to know what our chiropractic patients are taking and if they find benefit.

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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 mix the finest of research-documented treatment methods to help St. Francisville chiropractic patients!

Schedule your next St. Francisville chiropractic visit at Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville. We can exchange tasty cinnamon recipes during your Cox® Technic treatment if you like!

 
Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville presents research on the benefits of cinnamon for migraine, diabetes and blood pressure. 
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