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Popping pills to relieve pain comes with side-effects Painkillers cannot offer permanent relief and may create a host of ill-effects like nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. Prolonged use of painkiller could pave the path for more serious ailments like ulcer, neurological problems and even heart attack. It is possible to manage pain in a much safer way, naturally, the moment you are willing to go back to the basic and embrace the age-old wisdom of Ayurveda.
Activities like swimming can improve flexibility substantially and promote joint health. Aquatic sports are especially good for joints owing to the buoyancy of bodies in the water. Activities like running and martial arts might hurt and burn out your joints but swimming particularly relieves your joints of pressure. You could make it your perfect fitness mantra during the summer.
Yogasana is yet another powerful practice that could be extremely helpful for people suffering from chronic joint pain. Regular practice of asanas like Setu Bandhasana and Vajrasana can relieve knee-pain and strengthen the lower portion of the body immensely.
Ayurvedic herbs like Turmeric, Fenugreek, Ajwain and Nirgundi facilitate better pain management and yield great results when consumed under the supervision of an Ayurvedic doctor. Dashmool contains Stereospermum Suaveolens and is considered to be a great elixir that can help you attain perfect balance between Vata, Pitta & Kapha. Turmeric, the good old curry powder in every Indian household contains Curcumin, an organic compound that reduces pain, inflammation, swelling and stiffness related problems of the joints. Fenugreek seed is especially useful in treating autoimmune disease like arthritis and has been clinically proven to have benefitted various patients suffering from pain. Ajwain is another ace antioxidant known to be rich in nutrients that can help you fight pain. Nirgundi relaxes the muscles of the body, relieves joint and acts as an anti-anxiety agent.
Jiva Pain Calm Oil is a natural medication free from the side effects of painkiller that promotes mobility and dissolves the pain causing “ama” from the body. It facilitates blood circulation and helps you heave a deep sigh of relief from chronic joint pain.
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