Skip to content


    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!

    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Includes Expert Content
    Cinnamon Pills
    Lovett24 posted:
    Having a heck of a time with no sex drive at all. Only 37 years old. On Tysabri and MS is pretty well under control at this time. My mom gave me some cinnamon pills for my blood sugar, and wow, they seemed to work to awaken my sex drive. Is this normal? Is it harmful to be on cinnamon pills having MS?
    roberlyn responded:
    that's an interesting piece of info ... i don't know the answer on whether it's dangerous. hopefully one of the MDs can weigh in on that!
    Neil S Lava, MD responded:
    I do not know of any reason why you couldn't take the cinnamon pills.
    KatePS responded:
    Hey I have some cinnamon pills but I see the Doc said he sees no reason not to take my husband struggles with blood sugar and my question is did they have any beneficial effect on your blood sugar? How much and how often do you take them?
    Lovett24 replied to KatePS's response:
    Two pills in the morning with breakfast. I have only taken them a couple of times, but my mother is taking them for her blood sugar. She had read they can be beneficial for MS inflamation, so she gave me some to try.

    Featuring Experts

    Stephanie knows multiple sclerosis as a patient and as a nurse. Stephanie was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2013. Shortly after being diagnosed...More

    Helpful Tips

    the walking drug, ampyra
    was diagnosedwith MS in 2000. my walking has been getting harder to do but i was still able to work. i recently had an exacerbation of my ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    52 of 63 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.