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Burlington and Hamilton 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 boost the body’s ability to take care of itself. The key is figuring out which ones work for what! Spinal Care Clinic reports on a few of the latest papers about this simple ingredient, cinnamon.

HELP FOR Burlington and Hamilton MIGRAINE

The anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties of cinnamon were put to the test for migraine management. Migraine, the most common primary headache type, has increased levels of inflammation. Compared to a control option, cinnamon significantly reduced levels of inflammatory agents, interleukin-6 and nitric oxide. Cinnamon also reduced the frequency, severity and duration of migraine episodes. Cinnamon helped migraine in this study! Plus, cinnamon is a safe supplement. (1) Spinal Care Clinic happily presents research-based safe options to try for health.

BLOOD PRESSURE

Blood pressure is a common health condition for many Burlington and Hamilton 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 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 lessened when using 2 grams or more a day of cinnamon for at least eight weeks. (3) That is news worth sharing with our Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic patients.

DIABETES TYPE II

Spinal Care Clinic takes care of many patients who also are diagnosed 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 over 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) Spinal Care Clinic 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 utilize the finest of research-documented treatment approaches to help Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic patients!

Schedule your next Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic visit at Spinal Care Clinic. We can swap tasty cinnamon recipes during your Cox® Technic treatment if you like!

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