Fort Wayne Nutrition: Beneficial Cinnamon08/04/2020Cinnamon. 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 proficiency to take care of itself. The key is finding which ones are best for what! Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC shares some of the latest papers regarding this simple ingredient, cinnamon. HELP FOR Fort Wayne MIGRAINE Cinnamon’s anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties were put to the test for migraine management. Migraine, the most common primary headache type, has higher levels of inflammation. Compared to a control treatment, cinnamon significantly reduced 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! Plus, cinnamon is a safe supplement. (1) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC gladly presents research-based safe alternatives to try for health. BLOOD PRESSURE Blood pressure is a familiar 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) 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 systolic and diastolic blood pressure reduced when using 2 grams or more a day of cinnamon for at least 8 weeks. (3) That is news worth sharing with our Fort Wayne chiropractic patients. DIABETES TYPE II Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC cares for many patients who also have diabetes type II. Diabetes mellitus is a disease encompassing a variety of different issues associated with 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 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) Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC wants to know what our chiropractic patients are taking and if they find benefit. CONTACT Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC 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 mix the finest of research-documented treatment methods to help Fort Wayne chiropractic patients! Schedule your next Fort Wayne chiropractic visit at Cox Chiropractic Medicine INC. We can swap tasty cinnamon recipes during your Cox® Technic treatment if you like! « View All Nutrition Articles"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page."