Manchester 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 enhance the body’s capability to take care of itself. The key is figuring out which ones are best for what! Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries reports on a few of the recent papers about this simple ingredient, cinnamon.

HELP FOR Manchester 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 decreased levels of inflammatory agents, interleukin-6 and nitric oxide. Cinnamon also lessened the frequency, severity and duration of migraine episodes. Cinnamon helped migraine in this study! As far as cinnamon goes, it’s safe. (1) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries gladly presents research-based safe options to try for health.

BLOOD PRESSURE

Blood pressure is a common health condition for many Manchester folks. Cinnamon supplementation favorably and significantly affected diastolic blood pressure and significantly affected systolic blood pressure when taken for at least 8 weeks. (2) Quite a few studies have reported 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 eight weeks. (3) That is news worth giving to our Manchester chiropractic patients.

DIABETES TYPE II

Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries cares for many patients who also are dealing with diabetes type II. Diabetes mellitus is a disease encompassing 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 included in the management. Cinnamon is mentioned as a favorable choice for diabetic hypertensive patients. (4) A survey of the use of complementary alternative medicine by diabetic patients revealed that many use bitter apple, ginger, fenugreek, garlic and cinnamon. 66.1% used cinnamon. (5) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries wants to know what our chiropractic patients are using 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 talks about 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 Manchester chiropractic care clinical outcomes.

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

 
Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries shares research on the benefits of cinnamon for migraine, diabetes and blood pressure. 
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