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Augusta Nutrition: Beneficial Cinnamon

August 04, 2020

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 proficiency to take care of itself. The key is figuring out which ones are best for what! Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic reports on some of the latest papers regarding this simple ingredient, cinnamon.


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 decreased the frequency, severity and duration of migraine attacks. Cinnamon eased migraine in this study! Additionally, cinnamon is a safe supplement. (1) Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic gladly presents research-based safe alternatives to try for health.


Blood pressure is a common health issue for many Augusta folks. Cinnamon supplementation positively and significantly affected diastolic blood pressure and when taken for more than 8 weeks significantly affected systolic blood pressure. (2) Several studies have reported that cinnamon reduced blood pressure. A new 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 8 weeks. (3) That is news worth giving to our Augusta chiropractic patients.


Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic cares for many patients who also are diagnosed with diabetes type II. Diabetes mellitus is a disease involving many different issues related to insulin resistance or low production of it by the pancreas. This all results in lifelong damage to organs throughout a lifetime. Management is complex. Herbs are frequently added to the management. Cinnamon is cited as a favorable 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) Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic wants 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 best of research-documented treatment approaches to help Augusta chiropractic patients!

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

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