Fort Wayne Nutrition: Beneficial Cinnamon

Cinnamon. It’s 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 work for what! Aaron Chiropractic Clinic reports on a few of the recent papers regarding this simple ingredient, cinnamon.

HELP FOR Fort Wayne MIGRAINE

Cinnamon’s anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties 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 attacks. Cinnamon eased migraine in this study! As far as cinnamon goes, it’s safe. (1) Aaron Chiropractic Clinic gladly presents research-based safe alternatives to try for health.

BLOOD PRESSURE

Blood pressure is a common health condition for many Fort Wayne 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 stated that cinnamon reduced blood pressure. A new meta-analysis of 9 randomized clinical trials reported that cinnamon supplementation can improve 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 Fort Wayne chiropractic patients.

DIABETES TYPE II

Aaron Chiropractic Clinic takes care of 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 over a lifetime. Management is complex. Herbs are frequently included in the management. Cinnamon is cited as a positive 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) Aaron Chiropractic Clinic 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 talks about migraine care and neck pain care with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management. Chiropractors like Dr. Heidt utilize the finest of research-documented treatment approaches to help Fort Wayne chiropractic patients!

Schedule your next Fort Wayne chiropractic visit at Aaron Chiropractic Clinic. We can swap tasty cinnamon recipes during your Cox® Technic treatment if you like!

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