Millions of people in the world have experienced the joint inflammation in nowadays. This condition can be quite problematic and painful and might be primary or chronic.
Primary inflammation can occur as a detox and healing process, but in a case of the chronic inflammation it can be quite dangerous and causes a lot of pain or even can make you immobile.
What causes joint inflammation?
The primary ones can be caused by:
– Unhealthy diet and lifestyle,
– Drinking too much alcohol,
– High amount of omega-6 fatty acids in your diet.
There is a good news that the inflammation can be reduced by making some diet and lifestyle changes, which we would like to present in this article.
Here are 22 tips on how you can do it:
Sleeping problems cause many health problems, including inflammation of many parts of your body. When the body is deprived of sleep, because of the inflammation may cause health problems on your joints, too.
Omega-3 fatty acids
In order to regulate the body’s inflammatory response and prevent chronic inflammation, you should consume foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
Add more greens to your diet
Green veggies are the essential sources of the vitamins, minerals, and enzymes, which can improve your body’s inflammatory response, by promoting cellular regeneration.
Drinking a glass of warm lemon water or a glass of green juice in the morning will be of great help for stopping the pain and reducing the inflammation in your joints.
Improve your digestion
One of the most important parts of the immune system is the gastrointestinal system, why it significantly affects the inflammatory response.
In order to boost your digestion and prevent inflammation, you should add some probiotics to your diet.
A hydrated body is one of the most important conditions that prevents many serious health problems. This is why drinking plenty of water is absolutely essential for all the vital processes in your body. The hydrated body can also control the inflammation and reduce the pain in your joints.
Turmeric and ginger tea
Both types of tea (turmeric and ginger) have a high amount of powerful anti-inflammatory agents, which can reduce the inflammation in your joints.
By drinking a cup or two of turmeric and ginger tea on a daily basis you can control the inflammatory response of your body.
Epsom salt baths
Because the Epsom salt is based on magnesium sulfate, it has the ability to relax your body and mind and thus, to reduce the inflammation and pain in your joints.
Proper magnesium intake
Magnesium has the detoxifying properties of your body, can relax your muscles, and also handle the inflammatory response in the body.
Many of the essential oils have relaxing properties, this is why by rubbing peppermint or lavender oil on the affected areas you will be able to lower the inflammation and reduce the pain in your joints and muscles.
Infrared saunas show the perfect effects on stimulating the mitochondrial growth in your body and relieving the inflammation.
The anti-inflammatory properties of the turmeric make it very effective in treating the pain in your joints and repairing your digestive structure.
Cayenne pepper is most commonly known as a spice but it may have a number of health benefits, particularly for inflammation. It contains an active chemical capsaicin that has been used to treat gastrointestinal disorders, arthritis, and joint pain.
The various compounds in ginger allow it to reduce inflammation as well as to boost your digestive system.
Because of the high amount of vitamin B6 in this powerful aromatic herb it can easily fight the inflammation in any part of the human’s body, including the joints.
Salvia contains acid that can be easily absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract, which later reduces the inflammation in your body. Thanks to the various antioxidants that it contains it can effectively fight free radicals and prevent a variety of diseases and health conditions.
It originates from South America and is named by its small hook that covers it. The healing effects of this herb make it useful for numerous health problems such as liver disorders, malaria, fever, skin boils and reducing the inflammation.
The cryotherapy is a method that is based on the local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. This is a very efficient method for reducing inflammation, and, in the milder cases, it can even completely remove it.
Cannabis, thanks to its powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties can be used in controlled amount for fighting inflammation.
Our suggestion is to consult a herbalist or naturopathic doctors before choosing it as a treatment for joint inflammation and pain.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
This therapy was, primarily designed to treat diabetes and is based on increasing the amount of oxygen in every cell of your body.
By breathing in the clean oxygen you will stimulate the growth of new blood vessels and improve the circulation, which can protect your body from infections as well.
The recent studies show that acupuncture can successfully treat septicemia, a disease which is caused by inflammation as a result of the presence of pathogenic organisms, especially bacteria.
This is an ancient deep breathing technique, which shows very positive results when is used in reducing the inflammation in breast cancer survivors, helping them to relax.
Daily consumption of the few cups of matcha tea will help you relax and to reduce inflammation in your joints.