Oxford Nutrition: Beneficial Cinnamon

Cinnamon. It is 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 capability to take care of itself. The key is finding which ones work for what! Satterwhite Chiropractic reports on some of the latest papers concerning this simple ingredient, cinnamon.

HELP FOR Oxford MIGRAINE

Cinnamon’s anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties were tested for migraine management. Migraine, the most common primary headache type, has higher levels of inflammation. Compared to a control option, cinnamon significantly decreased levels of inflammatory agents, interleukin-6 and nitric oxide. Cinnamon also decreased the frequency, severity and duration of migraine episodes. Cinnamon eased migraine in this study! As far as cinnamon goes, it’s safe. (1) Satterwhite Chiropractic happily presents research-based safe alternatives to try for health.

BLOOD PRESSURE

Blood pressure is a familiar health issue for many Oxford folks. Supplementing with cinnamon positively and significantly affected diastolic blood pressure and when taken for more than 8 weeks significantly affected systolic blood pressure. (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 systolic and diastolic blood pressure lessened when using 2 grams or more a day of cinnamon for at least 8 weeks. (3) That’s news worth sharing with our Oxford chiropractic patients.

DIABETES TYPE II

Satterwhite Chiropractic cares for many patients who also are diagnosed with diabetes type II. Diabetes mellitus is a disease involving a variety of different issues associated with insulin resistance or low production of it by the pancreas. This all gives rise to 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 found that many use bitter apple, ginger, fenugreek, garlic and cinnamon. 66.1% used cinnamon. (5) Satterwhite Chiropractic 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 utilize the finest of research-documented treatment methods to enhance Oxford chiropractic care clinical outcomes.

Schedule your next Oxford chiropractic visit at Satterwhite Chiropractic. We can exchange tasty cinnamon recipes during your Cox® Technic treatment if you like!

 
Satterwhite Chiropractic presents research on the benefits of cinnamon for migraine, diabetes and blood pressure. 
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