As much as everybody dislikes experiencing chronic or acute pain, it’s impossible to completely prevent them from occurring. Pain can indicate either something is healing or going wrong in the body. The best approach to living a functional lifestyle is learning the best ways to manage such pains.
There are several natural solutions that can be at least as effective as most over the counter drugs. We have listed three of them below
Also known as Indian Frankincense, Boswellia naturally grows in arid and semi-arid areas of Africa, India, and the Mediterranean. This remarkable plant is famous for its anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation is the main cause of chronic pain. Boswellia contains boswellic acids that are known to block overproduction of cytokinetic activity in affected tissues while stimulating flow of blood to joints. This powerful formula is also known to loosen joints and increase their mobility.
Boswellia is known for its success at managing various inflammatory conditions including osteoarthritis, Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis. A large number of studies indicate that boswellia is equally effective as prescription drugs for chronic pain and inflammation.
Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory food that has pain relief properties, it has since time immemorial been used in Asian and Indian cuisine. It has exceptional power for relieving arthritis, muscle spasms, chronic pain conditions, and joint pain.
As a COX-2 inhibitor and natural painkiller, turmeric is safe and reliable in stopping inflammation and suppressing nerve related pains. This is why it’s common prescription for people suffering from fibromyalgia.
Astaxanthin (asta-zan-thin) or King of Carotenoids, is a unique dark red phytonutrient usually synthesized by special microalgae called Haematococcus. It is grown in fresh water through a complex process that enables it grow own powerful medicines. To grow healthy it must be protected from environmental aggressors such as oxidation, ultra violet radiation.
As much as as astaxanthin doesn’t have as much power as the best prescription anti-inflammatories, it’s among the strongest naturally occurring ones. Several studies to determine its efficacy have proved that it effectively inhibits a large number of inflammation mediators in the body, and this eases pain and eliminates inflammation side-effects.
Many people use astaxanthin to tackle painful conditions including joint and muscle pains. Unlike a large number of antioxidants, astaxanthin is fat soluble and can easily be carried by fat molecules to various parts of the body where needed, including tissues, organs, and muscles.
The efficacy of these remedies is dependent on various factors, such as dietary habits and lifestyle of an individual. If you would like to get testimony from someone who has used a holistic approach to recover from intense pain, check out Advice from a Survivor – How To Live A Healthy Life. Also if you would like to eliminate the source of pain, check out Balance Your Inner Ecosystem.