Natural Remedies Against Back Pain
Back pain is one of the most common health problems
Researches show that 80% of the women have back pain in certain period of their life, while many of them consider taking medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen or medicines against inflammation. Although is efficient, long-term usage of these medications can cause appearance of stomach ulcer. Therefore, it would be better if you help your body to recover naturally, using proper diet, by exercising and dietary supplements.
Improving diet, elimination of alcohol, caffeine, milk products, sugar and excessively fatty diet, as well as consummation of fruit, vegetable, integral cereals and omega-3 fatty acids help organism for its regeneration and recovery.
Sufficient amount of water intake helps alleviate back pain, and caffeine found in soft drinks cause dehydration, so try to avoid them.
Glucosamine and chondrotine
These two dietary supplements help in connective tissue restoration. For proper dosage consult a doctor or pharmacist.
Another natural remedy against back pain is fresh ginger. Add it in boiling water and make tea.
It is important to intake vitamins from„B“group, such as B1, B2, B6 and B12. These vitamins help in muscle relaxation and pain relief.
Omega-3 fatty acids help in inflammation reduction and back pain. Consuming fish and flaxseeds are strongly recommended.
For external usage, you can use essential oils from herbs such as mint, rosemary and lavender.
Number of alternative therapies has proven to reduce back pain. Massage, acupuncture and hot stones massage (water-heated stones massage) can relax tense muscles, improve the circulation, to release the endorphin and to stimulate the body to heal it„by itself“.