If you or someone you love is entering the later stage of their life, chances are good that there is a certain amount of chronic pain that is starting to take its toll.
Whether it is joint pain due to past activities such as sports, or injuries, or pain from a chronic illness such as Parkinson’s disease, diabetes and more, there are many reasons why the eldery search for ways to cure pain. With that being said, many people are also very interested in looking for solutions to such ailments without having to go the route of pharmaceutical pain killers. Luckily, there are so many natural ways to deal with chronic pain that eldery men and women can turn to get much-needed short-term and long-term relief.
LifetimeVibe via website lifetimevibe.com break down some of the most popular solutions to pain for the elderly together!
1. Whole-body vibration therapy
This form of physical therapy has been around since the 19th century and is believed to have a many number of incredible health benefits such as helping to promote bone growth, muscle density and more! Beyond, whole-body therapy is known to be a major pain reliever for every part of the body. If you are experiencing general pain, you can opt for the whole-body option. On the other hand, if you are dealing with pain to a specific part of the body, you can also opt for a more localized vibration treatment.
Just make sure that you are working with a professional who knows exactly what they are doing so that you can get the very most out of this incredible technology.
2. CBD and THC
By this point, you probably know that CBD and THC are two of the most popular new forms of natural pain relief. CBD and THC both come for the cannabis plant and both have their own incredible benefits. Both are known to reduce physical pain and anxiety and depression. With that being said, there is one primary difference that people who take both will notice. While THC features the psychotropic effects that come with being “high” from smoking, vaping or ingesting marijuana, CBD does not come with those effects. Something to keep in mind for anyone who is either interested in enjoying the high or does not want to be under the influence of THC.
One of the most powerful anti-inflammatories in the natural world, ginger is known to help ease pain related to inflammation of many different kinds. People often ingest ginger to deal with gut pain, there are also balms and topical creams that can be applied to parts of the body to deal with joint or muscle pain.
If you are looking for something that you can take overtime to reduce your pain, Capsaicin, which is found naturally in hot chili peppers, is known to reduce pain by depleting substance P – a compound that carries pain sensation from the source to the body’s central nervous system. However, it is important to keep in mind that relief does not come instantly and may take several days for a noticeable difference to be felt.
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