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Joint Pain Relief Remedies and Natural Treatments That Work

Regardless the causes of joint pain, obtaining pain relief seems to be almost vital for sufferers. It is easily understandable why, if we think that joint pain is seriously affecting our lives and it makes us incapable of performing even the simplest activities. Many people struggle with the pain for years, living under the impression that nothing can be done in order to improve their condition. When experiencing pain in the joints, the first step that you need to take in order to put an end to this situation is to see a doctor and to determine the causes of your pain. Only afterwards an efficient treatment scheme can be established. There are also many natural remedies that can help you get joint pain relief. 

Warm baths and massage are soothing and relaxing for your joints. If you also use essential oils when massaging the painful joints, you will benefit of their anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Lavender oil, rosemary oil and chamomile oil are known for their pain killing effect while cypress oil and juniper oil contain anti-inflammatory compounds. Minerals like magnesium and nutrients like omega 6 fatty acids are of uttermost importance for the health of your joints because they ensure a lower level of damage to the cartilages. If you can’t get enough of these substances from your daily diet, consider taking supplements. Talk to your doctor to establish the recommended dose in your case.  

Herbal supplements can sometimes even replace traditional medication. It is also best to ask for the opinion of your doctor before taking any because they might interfere with the synthetic drugs that were prescribed to you. Take a look at the following list of herbs that are efficiently used in obtaining joint pain relief –

1. Stinging nettle – The anti-inflammatory compounds are similar with those in steroids. It also contains boron, a mineral ensuring joint health.

2. Alfalfa – It contains an impressive number of essential minerals. It is available both as powder and as tea. 

3. Feverfew – Clinical studies have shown that it is more efficient than non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It is best to take 250 mg daily.

4. Ginger – It has no side effects and it was proven to have great results in joint pain caused by osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

5. Yucca – Studies showed that it reduces joint pain associated with arthritis. This might happen indirectly due to the fact that it affects the gastrointestinal flora and reduces bacterial endotoxin absorption.

Read about effective Joint Pain Relief supplements. Find how Joint Pain Massage Oil helps to reduce inflammation and pain. Also know useful Home Remedies for Joint Pain.

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Reducing Headache Naturally

It has been found that monosodium glutamate can cause headaches or other symptoms in susceptible people. It is often added to Chinese foods, with wonton soup a frequent offender. However, it is also found in many processed meats and tenderizers. Headaches can be single or recurrent in nature, and localized to one or more areas of the head and face.

Types of headache

cluster headache
migraine headache
tension headache
sinus headache
rebound headache
vascular headache
sick headache
secondary headache
thunderclap headache

To cure a headache follow these steps1. take yor hand and press it hardly on your head2. take your other hand and press it hardly on a family’s or friend’s head3. if u press hard enough (but not to hard) then your headache will be gone in about 2 in half min.

Many things can cause headaches such as being dehydrated, lack of food, stress, a pinch nerve. Avoid late sleeping if possible;spicy, sour, stale bakery foods and alcohole. Putting an ice pack on the back of my neck seems to help quickly.

For headache on the forehead or temples, stimulate a pressure point with finger or eraser of pencil. The point is on the wrist where pulse is taken, but just a little higher toward the elbow.

Relaxation exercises. These exercises can help take away tension and stress that cause headaches or make them worse. Heat, such as hot water bottles, heating pads, or hot baths, to relax tense muscles. Be careful not to burn yourself. Ice, such as an ice pack applied to the back or the neck or the temples. Massage therapy and biofeedback, which can reduce muscle tension, especially in your neck and shoulder muscles. This muscle tension can cause headaches or make them worse.

Avoid exercises or activities that are non-aerobic such as weight-lifting, bending over working on stuff. Lack of blood flow to the head also triggers headaches. Rather do slow but steady aerobic exercise of work. If you have to bend over and work, sit down on the floor, or lay down rather than bending over.

Sander Bel writes articles for Headache. He also writes for Home remedy for Headache and home remedy