Saturday, July 26, 2008

Pain killers, natural alternative.

Looking for pain killers? Pain by word itself is one of the hardest fact in our lives. However, it doesn't mean that people will just bear everything in silence. Especially if the pain doesn't need any expensive/addictive medications at all.

Pain can actually affect the quality of our lives, A lot of people are already used to grab any pain killers whenever they're in pain, There are foods that can actually reduce the burden of pain. Adding natural foods in your daily diet to reduce pain is one good way. Here are the lists of natural pain killers that you ought to know.

1. Peanuts- Peanuts are a good source of trytophan , it lessen the pain sensitivity of your body in one hour of consumption. There are wide varieties of food that are high in trytophan such as sunflower seeds, dairy products, whole grains, dried beans, lentils, seafood and rice.

2. Cabbage- And all its cousins in the cruciferous vegetable family can give a lot of antioxidants, That naturally reduces pain by making muscles, joints and other bodily tissues healthy and strong.It maintains its good condition. For example, An additional cauliflower, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts in your meals won't hurt.

3. Grapes- Is high source of resveratrol a well known substance that is popular in preventing heart diseases. It also prevents pain-causing COX-2 enzyme(an enzyme responsible for inflammation and pain). Which is just like the over-the-counter drugs.

4. Green tea - Based on experts, a daily intake of green tea is good for the health. It has antioxidants and other pain fighting compounds. It reduces the tingling and aches of our nerves.

5. Omega-3 acids- This can be found in fatty fish like salmon, mackerel or sardines. It reduces inflammation that causes pain. You now have a reason to eat fish.

6. Orange- Orange is like included in every healthy lists, here's another reason. Orange can provide beta-cryptoxanthin. A powerful natural pain reliever. This potent chemical can also be found in apricot, nectarines, tangerines, peaches, plum and watermelon.

7. Herbs - It plays an important role in reducing pain. The best herbs are: Basil, cayenne, cloves, licorice, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary thyme and turmeric.

These lists are not medicine they are supplements. So before taking your pain killers try to add these alternatives to your daily meal.

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  1. Nice post, thanks for sharing this wonderful and useful information with us.

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  2. Hi, could you tell me your favorite of pain killer? Which one do you prefer? Thanks.


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