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what are the benefits of 1000 mg of a cinnamon supplement

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Supplements: Cinnamon is not used in any medical setting. Any practice using this spice is outside of the normal medical community. All foods taken orally are brok ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
It isn't : different fundamentally from the cinnamon used in cooking. I can assure you 160 mg of the whole spice is teeny weeny compared to many of my stir frys. ... Read More
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Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
No scientific facts: these supplements lack full scientific evaluation and true side effects are not known Please be safe and do NOT take excessive amount
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Neither helpful: ...or harmful. There's evidence of it's anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties and POSSIBLY improvement of diabetes in lab studies. However, ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Partially: Cinnamon has a stabilizing affect on blood sugar. However, be very careful how much you use. Cinnamon has coumarin which has similar properties to C ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
May help a bit...: It is easier to improve type 2 than type 1 diabetes with supplements but there is some evidence that biotin can improve sugar levels ; chromium can im ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: If your sister uses cinnamon to replace the sugars in her diet, it may help. By itself, it is inadequate treatment for diabetes.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
NO: These supplements are not known to cause a missed period. If you are sexually active you could be pregnant but missing periods is not uncommon for oth ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Who knows?: Why would anyone have ever scientifically studied such a combination? Do so, as with all otc supplements, at your own risk. The only one that has bee ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Catherine Carroll
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Not a good idea: Supplements are generally a bad idea in pregnancy. They are not regulated by the FDA so it's never clear that you are actually getting what you are pa ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Cinnamon is one of the most potent anti-oxidants there is and several studies also show benefits in type two diabetics, although the latter findings a ... Read More
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