Pain doesn’t have to last for years to be considered “chronic.” Instead, it takes just three months to reach that intimidating designation. For some, for whom medication may not be appropriate or may not work, natural remedies can help—and likely for a much cheaper cost. They include exercise, fish oil and resveratrol supplements, turmeric, and heat therapy. Read the full article here: 6 Cheap, Natural, and Quick Chronic Pain Remedies
Sciatica is a difficult condition to treat because there could any number of causes behind the pain and/or numbness. Despite the complexity, a form of treatment that many would agree helps to relieve symptoms is yoga. Not only does it help to relax the mind, but many poses target the affected areas of the pelvis, low back, and legs. Read the full article here: Easy And Effective Yoga Stretches For Sciatic Nerve Pain Relief
For many, joints tend to become even more stiff during cold weather so arthritis sufferers should consider these 11 remedies for easing the condition before winter sets in.
There might be a bright future for pain relief… literally. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have found a way to activate the pain-blocking receptors in the brain through the use of light. It stimulates the same areas as opioids like morphine which tend to be highly addictive. Read the full article here: Using Light instead of Drugs for Pain Relief
Acupuncture can not only relieve pain as well or better than other treatments, according to this Pain Clinic doctor, but it can also facilitate the healing process for lasting relief. The doctor himself decided to try acupuncture after severe back injuries almost had him undergoing surgery. But after the acupuncture treatments, he felt completely better within six months. Read the full article here: No More Pain – Acupuncture to the Rescue!
Ayurvedic medicine is a form of holistic healing from India that can be used to treat a variety of everyday pains in natural ways. The author presents such remedies for stomach aches, cough and cold, and nausea.
In this Q&A health column, a reader writes in about inhaling eucalyptus oil to relieve the intense ear pain they have while flying. The pharmacists responded by noting that the herb has been proven to be beneficial for nasal congestion and is actually found in cough drops and popular rubs. Read the full article here: A whiff of eucalyptus overcame my ear pain
Arthritis and joint pain may be difficult to cure completely, but they can still be managed in natural ways. The first two methods presented in this article go hand-in-hand. They involve weight loss, which helps to reduce the load on the joints, and exercise, which can contribute to weight loss but also enables more mobility. Read the full article here: 5 Natural Remedies for Arthritis and Joint Pain
Exercise can be extremely beneficial in helping to prevent or reduce back pain in most cases. The seven moves described in this article are particularly helpful because they focus on core strengthening.
Coconut oil has become extremely popular in the last few years because it’s all-natural and contains beneficial fatty acids. In addition to moisturizing the hair and skin, coconut oil can also be used as an emollient in a pain relieving cream. The included recipe also features cayenne pepper which generates muscle-relaxing heat and peppermint oil which acts as an analgesic. Read the full article here: Make Your Own Pain-Relieving Cream With Coconut Oil