Buffalo, NY Nutrition: Beneficial Cinnamon

Cinnamon. It’s 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 are best for what! The Novelli Wellness Center reports on some of the latest papers regarding this simple ingredient, cinnamon.

HELP FOR Buffalo, NY 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 treatment, cinnamon significantly decreased levels of inflammatory agents, interleukin-6 and nitric oxide. Cinnamon also decreased the frequency, severity and duration of migraine attacks. Cinnamon eased migraine in this study! Additionally, cinnamon is a safe supplement. (1) The Novelli Wellness Center happily shares research-based safe alternatives to try for health.

BLOOD PRESSURE

Blood pressure is a familiar health condition for many Buffalo, NY folks. Supplementing with cinnamon 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 improve blood pressure by a modest degree overall.  Significant reductions in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure reduced when taking 2 grams or more a day of cinnamon for at least 8 weeks. (3) That is news worth giving to our Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients.

DIABETES TYPE II

The Novelli Wellness Center takes care of many patients who also have diabetes type II. Diabetes mellitus is a disease encompassing many 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 mentioned 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) The Novelli Wellness Center 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 mix the best of research-documented treatment approaches to help Buffalo, NY chiropractic patients!

Schedule your next Buffalo, NY chiropractic visit at The Novelli Wellness Center. We can swap tasty cinnamon recipes during your Cox® Technic treatment if you like!

 
The Novelli Wellness Center shares research on the benefits of cinnamon for migraine, diabetes and blood pressure. 
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