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Cinnamon And Insulin Resistance
Would stress b-complex and cinnamon 1000mg be beneficial for insulin resistance/pcos? I am also taking glumetza 1500 daily.
Not in my view: There is absolutely no established (meaning proven) role for b-complex or cinnamon in treatment of pcos. There's no harm in taking those, but don't be too surprised if it doesn't change anything. ...Read more
Insulin resistance is a state in which a given concentration of insulin produces a less-than-expected lowering of blood sugar. This results from obesity and often causes higher blood sugar levels. The early stage of Insulin resistance, known as impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or prediabetes, is potentially reversible with significant weight loss (at least 7 percent). However, without weight loss, Type 2 Diabetes generally results, often causing severe damage to arteries and ...Read more
Diet, nutrition: When we consume too many high glycemic foods too much Insulin is released into the blood stream. This eventually leads to Insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and weight gain. The type 2 diabetes epidemic is a direct result of this. Most people do not understand that diet foods and drinks and sugar free products are loaded with artificial sweeteners which are much more of a problem! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be, but hardly: Any one is deficient in chromium. While chromium does influence Insulin resistance, any body eating anywhere near a normal diet is not likely to be deficient. See this site for more information. http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/chromium-healthprofessional/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not that Common: Although some people can be born with Insulin Resistance as direct result of Genetics What that means is that you are predisposed to Insulin Resistance and you still can defer the syndrome of Insulin Resistance or Full Blown Diabetes and Metabolic disorder by taking care of your body by Proper eating habits limiting carbs,saturated fats and overeating and life style to prevent Obesity ...Read more
You are correct: Insulin resistance refers to the body needing higher level of Insulin to keep the sugar level down to normal or close to normal. Hyperinsulism = body has higher level of Insulin in circulation at virtually all time. So, the terms are of same meaning, at least with regard to diabetes/Insulin resistant state. If u have concern, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
When one takes a drug, such as heroin or alcohol, repeatedly, 'tolerance' develops because more of the drug is needed to give the same effect on the body/brain; e.g. Liver enzymes r stimulated to metabolize the drug faster and faster. There may be a strong genetic predisposition to addiction, some studies suggesting that 1 of 10 people will become dependent on alcohol or some ...Read more
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