16 Signs Your Blood Sugar Is Probably Too High

Because many people’s diets consist of artificial and processed foods, the number of people that are suffering from high blood sugar is dramatically increasing. The only way to put a stop to this is to educate ourselves and watch for the signs that are body is providing us.

Continue reading to find out what the most important signs are that tell you your blood sugar level is too high.

Excessive Urination/Urinating During the Night: Granted if you drink high amounts of water before you go to bed, there is a good chance you’re waking up in the middle of the night to urinate. But if you’re blood sugar level is too high, you could pick up a urinary tract infection which can result in excessive urinating.

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Blurred Vision: Don’t overreact and go buy a pair of glasses if you begin to have temporary blurred vision. In most cases it’s high blood sugar, which causes the lens in the eyes to swell up.

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Difficulty Concentrating: When the body is lacking insulin, it’s unable to remove glucose from the bloodstream into the cells. This doesn’t allow the body to properly function. This is why you feel tired and can’t concentrate properly. High blood sugar levels can dehydrate you because the body is trying to remove excess glucose through urination.

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Dry Mouth: Because of the high glucose levels in your blood and saliva, which are caused by high blood sugar levels, your mouth becomes dry.

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Impotence: This issue which only refers to men, stems from problems that are caused by poor long-term blood sugar control. This damages the nerves and the blood vessels.

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Recurrent Infections: There are several recurring infections that need to be monitored. Dysfunction of the thyroid, adrenal and pituitary glands. Also watch out for numerous diseases in the pancreas and severe increase in blood glucose.

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Slow Healing Wounds: If you find that the smallest cuts and bruises are taking longer than usual to heal, high blood sugar levels could be the cause. It affects the nerves and can lead to poor blood circulation, making it tough for blood – need for skin repair – to reach the wounded area.

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Stomach Problems: When you have high blood sugar levels, emptying the food from your stomach could be delayed. This can lead to bloating, distention, abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting.

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Constant Fatigue or Extreme Tiredness: If your thyroid level is low, there is a good chance you are going to feel tired, sleepy or depressed. In order to fight infections, it takes energy, which can result in constant fatigue and high blood sugar levels.

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Thirst: When you have high blood sugar levels, your kidneys are forced to work overtime to filter and absorb the excess sugar. In order to achieve that, liquids need to flow through the body in order to urinate the sugar.

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Dry and Itchy Skin: When there is poor blood circulation flow through the body, it causes itchy skin. The most common areas of the body that become itchiest are the lower parts of your legs.

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Always Hungry: You may be one of those people that have a big appetite, and that’s fine. However, for people who normally do not have a large appetite, this could be because you’re lacking a hormone called incretin. Incretin reduces the flow of sugar from the liver after consuming a meal. If you lack this hormone, food empties quicker and you’ll be hungry again shortly after dinner, which increases your blood sugar level.

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Excess Abdominal Weight/Fat: This is one of the most common signs that you have high blood sugar levels. The food that you have consumed was not all able to get into the cells as energy which would nourish the cells, so in turn, you feel hungry again.

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Nerve Problems: Simply put, if your blood sugar levels are high, it can damage the blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrients to the nerves, which can lead to nerve problems.

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Skin Changes: If you begin to experience discoloration and certain growths on your skin, your blood sugar level may be high. Also, you may also dark, thick areas of skin may begin to form on the back of your neck and your hands as well.

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Tingling and Numbness: This goes hand-in-hand with nerve damage. If you experience tingling and numbness in certain areas of your body, your blood sugar level may be high. This type of nerve damage is called neuropathy.

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What Your Eye Color Says About Your Personality

Our eyes say a lot about us. They complement our faces, they can say a lot about what or how we’re feeling, and according to a study done in Sweden, our eyes can also say a lot about our personality.

Scientists at Orebro University in Sweden have recently conducted a study of 428 test subjects to determine if the color of our eyes says anything about our personalities.

The study, called Associations Between Iris Characteristics And Personality In Adulthood, explores the correlation between personality traits and iris characteristics. The study suggests that people with different eye colors tend to develop different personality traits based on these eye colors. To see what the study said about the color of your eyes, continue reading below.

Black Eyes: The study suggests that people with dark eyes are typically mysterious. People with dark eyes are also natural born leaders who tend to be more agreeable than most.

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If you have dark eyes, you may also be better at certain sports that require accuracy and quick thinking (like tennis).

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The study also states that your ability to think fast is due to increased melanin in your iris, which allows connectors between your brain cells to communicate faster.

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People with dark eyes also tend to drink less alcohol than other people.

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Blue Eyes: blue eyes, on the other hand, lack melanin. Blue-eyed people are typically very psychologically and physically strong.

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In fact, a study done at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine involving 58 pregnant women ruled that women with light colored eyes (blue or green) actually tolerate pain during childbirth better than women with dark colored eyes.

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The women in the study were also able to handle postpartum depression and anxiety better than other women.

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Gray Eyes: If your eyes are this rare color, then you probably have a well-balanced personality. You have two opposite sides to your personality and you balance them well.

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Having gray eyes means that you can switch from good to evil quite quickly. If your eyes are light gray, you are probably a very affectionate and caring person.

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You also probably keep your guard up around new people and do not let others in easily.

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Hazel Eyes: People with hazel eyes are different and unique. The mixture of brown and green in these types of eyes means that people with hazel eyes have personalities that tend to be all over the place. People with hazel eyes are also very independent.

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Hazel-eyed folks are also extremely confident and spontaneous. They, like people with dark eyes, are also typically very mysterious.

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Brown Eyes: Brown is the most common eye color in the world. People with this eye color are typically more dominant, assertive, confident and agreeable.

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People with brown eyes also tend to be more respectful and loyal. If you have brown eyes, you may also find that you have trouble getting up in the morning. This is because people with brown eyes have poorer sleep cycles than most people.

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Green Eyes: Green eyes are extremely rare, and tend to have a charm to them. Green-eyed people are typically more dominant and agreeable while strong and cautious at the same time.

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If you have green eyes, you might be more of a creative person and are also able to do well under pressure.

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7 Reasons Why Some People Get Bitten By Mosquitoes More Often Than Everyone Else

And what’s peskier than being out with a group of friends and being the only one who gets bitten?

Turns out, there might be a couple explanations for that. So, if you’re the friend in your group who is constantly being chomped on by these bugs, here are the 8 reasons why plus some tips on how to avoid it from happening.

1. Carbon Dioxide: Go easy on the breathing. Or at least, the exhaling. Turns out that, like plants, mosquitos are actually drawn to carbon dioxide. So this might be what’s causing the troubles for you. This can also affect people with larger body masses who give off more CD such as people who are pregnant.

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2. Body Temperature: This could be the root of your troubles. If you’re super hot and sweaty all the time this could be calling the blood sucking pests to your neck. Again this can cause larger or pregnant people to be subject to a feeding. Don’t forget the bug spray.

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3. Blood Type: I guess this one is a given, but I honestly hadn’t thought of it. A small study found that people with blood type O are more susceptive to getting bitten than people with blood type A.

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4. Chemical Odors: This same small study also found that only a small percentage of people are able to release the odors that suggest their blood type, according to NCBI.

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8 Things Your Eyes Tell You About Your Health

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Our eyes are one of the most important organs in our body. Have you ever wondered why your vision is so blurry? Or maybe you’ve noticed that your eyes are becoming itchy and red.

Every organ in our body has the ability to send of warning signs that something is wrong. Your eyes are no different as they literally give off visible signs. They tell a lot about your health.

Read on and learn about certain signs and what may be potentially causing them.

Permanent Sty: The lumps do not look pleasant. It’s formed because of a blocked sebaceous gland. It should go away within a few days, but if it stays there or reoccurs, it could be the result of sebaceous carcinoma.

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If you have a stubborn sty, it may be time to go see the doctor.

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Loss of Eyebrow: Just like any other type of hair on the body, eyebrow hair grows, ages and can fall out. However, rapid eyebrow hair loss could indicate a number of things. The most common is stress and aging.

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Eyebrow hair loss can also indicate a shortage of thyroid hormones, which is called hypothyroidism. Regardless of the reason, it’s best to consult your local practitioner.

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After Child Takes Bite Out Of Banana, Mom Spots Red Lines – Rushes Child To ER Just In Time

Fruits and veggies should be a staple in many people’s diets. It is important to eat a wide variety of colorful fruits and veggies since each color dictates a certain nutrient and vitamin. A UK mother was doing just that when she went to a local grocery store to procure some bananas.

It wasn’t until she cut them open that she realized that the bananas were the cause of her daughter’s illness.

The mother believes that the red streak running down the banana was a sign of contamination that caused her young daughter to become sick.

Lissa Merlin is a mother from the United Kingdom and she was doing her regular grocery shopping when she picked up a set of bananas.

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She brought them home and her young daughter, Dionne, decided to take a banana and eat it. It wasn’t long until the little girl suddenly began to feel ill.

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Being a cautious mother, she checked the banana that her daughter had ate and it revealed a reddish black streak down the core.

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The discoloration was due to a mold caused by a type of fungus called Nigrospora. Although many would assume that all mold is toxic to humans, Nigrospora is actually different.

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10 Foods to Eat and Avoid on an Empty Stomach for Better Digestive Health

Eating is vital to our health and well being. We eat to live. When you consume your foods, in some cases, is just as important as what you are consuming. Eating all the right foods but at the wrong time is counterintuitive and an exercise in futility.

The goal in healthy eating is not just eating foods that are good for you and avoiding the bad. It is learning your body and figuring out how to optimize the food that you do eat. This means learning how to improve your digestion and to maximize absorption of the key nutrients your body needs.

Eat These 4 Foods on an Empty Stomach

Fresh Fruit

Fruit is an incredibly healthy food group: packed with vitamins, nutrients, fiber and water. Incorporating fruit into your diet, the proper way, allows your digestive system to reap more powerful benefits through vitamin intake and improved digestion. Starting your day with fruits helps you detoxify your system, supplies you with a great deal of physical energy, can aid in weight loss and provide the needed energy and focus for other life activities.

The simple sugars contained in fruit need time to be completely absorbed by your body. When fruits are eaten alone and when your stomach is empty, all of the nutrients, fiber and the simple sugars contained in the fruit can be more easily processed. According to prevailing research, this is the ‘proper way’ to benefit from eating fruits.

Oatmeal, Buckwheat and Cornmeal Porridge

Eating oatmeal first thing in the morning or on an empty stomach has several advantages. First it provides a coating on the lining of the stomach which prevents irritation from your bodies naturally occurring hydrochloric acid (HCL). Oatmeal also contains soluble fiber which aids in digestion and lowers cholesterol.

Buckwheat and cornmeal porridge also stimulate digestion while lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels. They remove toxins and heavy metals from your intestines and create a satiated feeling for a longer period of time.

Honey

Honey helps to awaken your immune and digestive systems. Honey has been shown to help with “lazy bowel syndrome,” and other stomach issues. It also acts as a cleaning agent by ridding the body of harmful viruses and bacteria.

Eggs

Eggs are extremely good for you and provide a myriad of health benefits whenever they are consumed. What makes them the perfect food to consume on an empty stomach is the fact that they make you feel full longer. Studies have shown that when eggs are eaten in the morning, the total amount of daily calories consumed decreases and eggs also aid in fat reduction.

These four foods will improve your overall health, aid in digestion and are excellent breakfast foods!

Along with knowing which foods we should eat, we should also be aware of foods we should avoid eating when our stomach is empty. Eating the wrong foods at the wrong time can wreak havoc on your insides.

Avoid These 6 Foods When Your Stomach is Empty

Tomatoes

Tomatoes, although packed with nutrients and high amounts of Vitamin C, also contain high levels of tannic acid which increases acidity in the stomach and can lead to gastric ulcers. Save the tomatoes for dinner salad.

Yogurt

The primary reason to avoid putting yogurt on an empty stomach is because the benefits of the lactic acid bacteria found in yogurt is rendered ineffective due to the high acidity of stomach acid. Therefore you gain very few of yogurt’s health benefits when consumed first thing in the morning.

Processed Sugar

We all are aware that too much sugar is bad for you. But did you know that the sugar added to most processed foods–such as high fructose corn syrup and other such sweeteners have the same effect on the liver as drinking too much alcohol? The sugar that is found naturally in fruits is counteracted by it’s fiber but copious amounts of fructose–especially on an empty stomach, overloads the liver and can lead to liver damage. Skip the breakfast donuts, guys…

Bananas

Bananas are one of the best known diet foods. It satiates, assists in relieving constipation and is considered by some health experts to be a super food. However, bananas contain high amounts of magnesium and potassium which can lead to an imbalance of magnesium and potassium in blood if you eat bananas on a completely empty stomach. Bananas are a prime example of eating the right food at the wrong time.

Tea and Coffee

Drinking coffee on an empty stomach increases acidity, which in turn causes heartburn and indigestion throughout the day. Drinking tea on an empty stomach can suppress the secretion of gastric juices and reduces bile and acid in the stomach which aid in the overall digestion of foods and is essential to the process of secreting excess cholesterol from the body.

Alcohol

With no food in the stomach, alcohol travels straight to the bloodstream. Once alcohol is in the bloodstream, it’s quickly distributed throughout the entire body, causing the blood vessels to widen and result in temporary feelings of warmth, temporary decrease in pulse rate, as well as blood pressure. It travels through the stomach, kidneys, lungs, liver, and then to the brain. It doesn’t always take long for this to happen either; about 20 percent of the alcohol a person drinks passes through the stomach and reaches the brain within a minute. Having food in the stomach decreases the rate in which alcohol travels through the bloodstream, slows its effects and minimizes the damage it causes to the organs.

Research is definitive; when you eat is just as important as what you eat. Good health begins with being conscious about what we put into our bodies and learning how to fully optimize those good food choices.

Photos That Will Change The Way You Think About Calories

When it comes to losing weight and overall health, it’s easy to jump on the bandwagon that consists of people counting calories and cutting food so they don’t exceed their daily requirement. But maybe it’s not as simple as we make it out to be.

Cutting your calorie intake doesn’t always been cutting down your portion size, it’s being aware of the amount of calories in the food and realizing if that food is actually healthy for your body. For example, you could be eating a type of peanut butter that contains 100 calories per scoop. So you decide to cut down your scoops, but there could be an even healthier brand of peanut butter that contains the same portion but has 5 less grams of fat.

Read on for more examples of foods that will change the way you look at calories.

Almonds vs. Fruit Pastels: Naturally when you look at this photo you’re automatically thinking that the almonds are the first choice for most. Both contain the exact same amount of calories, but the almonds contain loads of nutrients and will keep you fuller for long periods of time. But, if you’re someone who has a diet that consists of a ton of healthy foods, you might take the fruit pastels. Why? Maybe you want something that will make you happy, which is a big part of staying healthy.

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Milk Chocolate vs. Dark Chocolate: This photo contains 100g of both, but as you can see, the calories for each are different. Most people don’t know but dark chocolate actually contains more calories than milk chocolate. Yes the calorie intake is higher than milk chocolate, but dark chocolate contains less sugar, more fiber and iron than milk chocolate.

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Crisps vs. Crisps: Both bowls contain 40g of crisps. The bowl on the left contains salt and vinegar, and the bowl on the right is mixed root vegetable. Although the difference between the calories is small, you were probably thinking that the root vegetable bowl would contain less calories. This is just to point out that sometimes there isn’t much difference between the product that is deemed the “healthy alternative” and the real thing.

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Water vs. Water: Yes we all know that the taste of water can be pretty bland at times, unless you’re dehydrated, than it’s the best tasting thing on the face of this earth. But for those who like their flavored water, did you ever think for a second that it would contain calories? Well surprise, it does!

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Remove Phlegm Of Lungs And Coughs With This Amazing Old Remedy

If you are dealing with coughs and mucus, it is time to say goodbye to these problems. We have an incredible remedy that is made only from natural ingredients.

It provides amazing results and has no adverse effects, unlike many drugs and meds. This remedy is recommended for both children and adults.

Note: In order to obtain the maximum benefits, make sure to use fresh carrots!

Health Benefits of Carrot

  • Strengthens immunity
  • Improves skin
  • Reduces LDL cholesterol
  • Improves heart health
  • Detoxifies your body
  • Improves skin

Needed Ingredients:

  • ½ kg carrots
  • Water
  • 4 tbsp honey

Directions:

You should peel the carrots, boil them until soft. Keep the water from the boiling and add it to a blender along with the carrots and honey. Blend until you get a smooth mixture. Place it in a jar and refrigerate.

It is recommended to consume 3 tbsp a day. Within 2 days, you will experience significant results!

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Prepare Ginger in This Way and Prevent Cancer, Arthritis and Lower Cholesterol

Lacto fermentation can preserve the nutrients from the foods. Moreover, it creates beneficial enzymes, all types of vitamin B, and probiotics which are very useful for improving digestion and maintaining a healthy bowel.

These are some of the reasons why fermented foods can be helpful for your health. With a proper function of your digestive system, your body will be able to properly absorb all the nutrients and strengthen the immune system.

Ginger is a popular spice that can come in a fermented form as well. It possesses powerful anti-inflammatory properties and it has the ability to fight cancer and many other diseases.

Gingerol, the active compound in ginger, is known for its potent antioxidant properties. Ginger can effectively treat various issues and ailments.

It can balance the blood sugar levels, lower the bad cholesterol, lower the risk of heart disease, and treat nausea and sore throat.

How to prepare fermented ginger:

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 medium ginger root, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric spice
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions:

You should soak the ginger root in lukewarm water for 15 minutes. Then, with a spoon, scrape the skin. You can use a smaller or bigger root. It depends on the size of the jar you will be using.

Put the root in a jar and make sure to cover it all with lemon juice. Stir in the sea salt and turmeric powder and let it dissolve in the lemon juice.

Use a secure jar lid to cover this mixture and close it well. Let it stand at room temperature for 2 weeks so it can ferment. You can use the root as a side dish or garnish.

It is not recommended to cook it because it may lose all of the health benefits obtained from lacto fermentation.

Source: yourhealthypage.net

101 Ways To Relieve Almost Every Type of Pain Possible (inflammation, joint pain, headaches and more)

Pain is one of the most common health issues, as it affects more people than diabetes, cancer, and heart disease combined. It can be severe, intense, and debilitating, interfering with the ability to perform daily tasks.

Acute pain is most often a result of an injury, and has a sudden onset and limited duration, while chronic pain is caused by long-term diseases, and lasts longer.

Pain is usually treated with painkillers such as paracetamol, NSAIDs, and opioids.

Yet, these often bring about severe side-effects, like allergies, dizziness, changes in blood pressure levels, heartburn, and physical dependence. Due to this, numerous people try to relieve pain naturally, using spices, foods, herbs, and exercise.

The following 101 ways will help you avoid such adverse effects, and treat the pain completely safe and naturally:

  1. Ginseng treats Fibromyalgia and musculoskeletal pain and treats fatigue, which is a common symptom of the disease.
  2. Feverfew- this herb is native to Asia, and treats migraines.
  3. Lavender oil relaxes the muscles and treats a migraine and tension headaches.
  4. Rosemary oil treats muscle pain by topical application, and the inhalation of its vapors treats tension headaches.
  5. Cayenne is excellent in treating pain due to Psoriatic arthritis and similar diseases.
  6. Turmeric is highly effective in treating pain, and studies have shown that its anti-inflammatory properties are even more effective than the ones of NSAIDs.
  7. Broccoli is a rich source of magnesium and potassium, both of which are powerful –inflammatories, so it effectively treats chronic inflammation and pain.
  8. Sleeping on the back is helpful in the case of back pain, and for lower back pain, put a pillow between the knees.
  9. Cinnamon soothes muscle soreness after an athletic performance, and in a combination with a supplement like Traumeel, its positive effects can be long-term.
  10. Devil’s claw treats back and neck pain, as well as pain due to Osteoarthritis.
  11. Lose excess weight in the case of joint pain, to ease the pressure on the joints.
  12. The caffeine from coffee might treat pain while performing exhausting tasks.
  13. Tart cherries have strong anti-inflammatory properties which soothe muscle pain.
  14. The “Bow Pose” is a yoga pose which relieves stomach cramps due to menstruation.
  15. The root of a kava- kava plant, soothes neuropathic pain and tension headaches.
  16. Ginger essential oil quickly soothes the pain due to autoimmune diseases, like multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus.
  17. Eucalyptus essential oil treats muscle injuries and sinus congestion, due to the strong anti-inflammatory properties.
  18. Ginger treats pain and reduces the secretion of cytokines that lead to inflammation.
  19. Yarrow essential oil is excellent for treating pain since it is high in salicylic acid, which has analgesic effects, and also has potent anti-inflammatory properties.
  20. Helichrysum essential oil should be applied topically to relieve pain. It has strong antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties.
  21. The“Supported Warrior” yoga pose treats acute and chronic pain and is especially effective in the case of knee pain.
  22. The “Butterfly” yoga pose is especially useful in the case of arthritis in the hip.
  23. Clary sage essential oil treats pain in the abdominal area, cramps and stomach spasms.
  24. Chiropractic treatments with spinal manipulation are effective in the case of back pain, especially if it is caused by an injury.
  25. Red wine contains a beneficial compound, resveratrol, which regulates pain at a cellular level.
  26. Hypnosis performed specifically for pain management treats lower back pain, and pain due to Fibromyalgia.
  27. Bok Choy, or the Chinese cabbage, is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, which lessen pain.
  28. Avoid foods that are high in refined sugars, as they promote inflammation in the body.
  29. Osteopathic Manipulation Therapy treats musculoskeletal pain and reduces muscle spasms.
  30. Tomatoes are a powerful natural remedy which treats inflammation and pain.
  31. Consume filtered water, as regular tap water is rich in compounds that may contribute to inflammation, which may, in turn, causes pain.
  32. Foods rich in lean protein detoxify the liver and thus soothe the pain.
  33. Cook your meat at a lower temperature, as the pain and inflammation are aggravated by the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and heterocyclic amines produced when meat is cooked at a high temperature.
  34. Consume foods rich in unsaturated fats to avoid inflammation, which worsens pain.
  35. Frankincense essential oil treats anxiety helps you to reduce stress and fights inflammation and pain.
  36. Valerian root lowers the severity of premenstrual syndrome, and reduces muscle contractions.
  37. White willow bark relieves pain and treats inflammation. It is especially useful in the case of joint pain.
  38. Peppermint oil treats lower back pain and headaches when applied topically on the affected area.
  39. Clove oil has powerful antimicrobial properties, so it treats throat pain and toothaches.
  40. Soaking in a warm bath is another way to reduce muscle spasms, and lessen pain due to muscle injuries and arthritis.
  41. Heat therapy, which involves a heat patch or warm water bottle, boosts blood flow in the affected area and suppresses the pain signals, thus reducing the pain.
  42. Probiotics soothe inflammation and thus fight pain due to an irritable bowel syndrome.
  43. Cold therapy, performed with an ice pack, relieves inflammation around treats pain.
  44. A warm bath with Epsom salts fights muscle pain and relaxes the muscles.
  45. Holy basil has powerful anti-inflammatory properties, which soothe inflammation and the pain it causes.
  46. Vitamin E supplements are high in antioxidants, which prevent free radical damage and soothe pain in arthritis patients.
  47. Daily exposure to sunshine (an average of 15 minutes per day) optimizes the levels of vitamin D in the body, which has been shown to treat pain.
  48. Reduce stress as it might worsen pain.
  49. Massage therapy effectively soothes acute and chronic pain.
  50. Vanilla extract can numb the painful area and soothe a toothache if applied to a sore tooth and the surrounding gums.
  51. Regular sexual intercourse treats headaches and leads to less severe PMS cramps.
  52. An adequate amount of sleep prevents and reduces the severity of muscle pain and several types of chronic pain.
  53. Grape juice is a rich source of pectin, which reduces inflammation and fights pain due to arthritis.
  54. Stretching is also of great help as it reduces muscle stiffness and reduces the pain due to muscle stiffness.
  55. A mixture of salt and water temporarily soothes toothache as it cleanses the infection in the oral cavity.
  56. Thyme helps to reduce the severity of pain.
  57. Borage oil is an effective way to reduce the severity of PMS symptoms, and relieve pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis and inflammation.
  58. Magnesium deficiency is one of the leading causes of chronic pain and muscle cramps, so make sure you optimize its levels in the body.
  59. Boswellia extracts reduce the severity of migraine attacks and tension headaches.
  60. Omega-3 fatty acids treat inflammation, reduce joint stiffness, and fight back pain, and pain due to menstrual cramps.
  61. Creams that contain comfrey are highly effective in the treatments of upper and lower back pain.
  62. Salmon is a rich source of nutrients that soothe inflammation and treat pain.
  63. Blackstrap molasses is rich in minerals, so it treats pain that is caused by arthritis.
  64. Strength training exercises will be of great help in the treatment of pain in the legs, back, abs, shoulders, chest and arms.
  65. Glucosamine supplements treat joint pain due to arthritis and collagen degradation.
  66. Swimming treats neck pain and neck pain, strengthens the muscles, and relieves stress, which often leads to pain.
  67. Supplements that contain Gamma-Linolenic Acid treat joint stiffness, inflammation, and pain.
  68. Extra virgin olive oil is another natural remedy for pain due to Osteoarthritis or any other type of arthritis, as it lubricates the bones, soothes inflammation, and fights pain.
  69. Bone broth fights joint pain and inflammation, since it is rich in calcium, Magnesium, Sulphur, glucosamine and various other compounds.
  70. Chondroitin supplements, lower joint pain and improve joint movement.
  71. Creams and ointments that contain capsicum treat pain, and are especially useful in the case of back pain.
  72. The leaves of a dandelion plant have powerful anti-inflammatory properties, while the plant is rich in linoleic acid, which supports the regulation of the body’s inflammatory responses.
  73. Practice Qigong, the traditional Chinese exercise technique, which has been found to be able to soothe pain by as much as 73%.
  74. An adequate consumption of vitamin C boosts the production of collagen production and prevents free radical damage. Moreover, it is useful in the treatment of pain and inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
  75. Gin, combined with golden raisins, soothes pain and reduces inflammation.
  76. Chiropractic treatments are really helpful in the case of outer legs, hip, and back pain.
  77. Juniper essential oil treats pain due to hemorrhoids, indigestion, and colitis, and relieves rheumatic pain.
  78. Acupuncture is a great way to relieve migraines, reduce lower back pain, lessen pain caused by arthritis and after a surgery.
  79. Wild Opium Lettuce, is effective in easing pain, when the milky sap from the leaves is extracted and consumed.
  80. Blue Lotus soothes migraines and muscle spasms.
  81. The leaves and bark of the Eucommia tree alleviates back pain, and joint pain in the hips and knees.
  82. Green tea contains beneficial compounds which block the inflammatory response triggered by arthritis, and thus soothe the inflammation and pain due to arthritis.
  83. Consume meat and products from farm-raised animals, as commercially raised ones are often fed foods that contain ingredients that aggravate inflammation and pain.
  84. Take a break – Always find time to relax and provide the rest your body needs.
  85. Sandalwood essential oil is a great natural remedy for muscle, joint, and neuralgia pain.
  86. Wintergreen essential oil is extremely effective in the treatment of muscle pain, neuralgia, and joint pain due to arthritis, as well as headaches and a sore throat.
  87. Listening to music is beneficial for pain as it can increase the amount of hormones involved in the human body’s pain sensitivity, and thus soothe pain.
  88. Walking barefoot is beneficial in the case of knee pain, as it relieves 12% of the pressure applied to the knees while walking with shoes.
  89. Walnuts are rich in proteins and Omega-3, so they have potent anti-inflammatory properties that soothe the affected area and fight pain.
  90. Check your blood sugar levels as normal blood sugar levels prevent or treat nerve pain due to diabetes.
  91. Calcium is an essential mineral for healthy bones, so it is helpful in the treatment of pain due to osteoarthritis.
  92. Practicing meditation on a regular basis might be of help in the reduction of the intensity of chronic pain due to long-term diseases.
  93. Chia seeds are rich in nutrients and compounds with anti-inflammatory properties, so they are helpful in the treatment of pain.
  94. A daily walk could help you treat back pain and the pain caused by osteoarthritis.
  95. Arnica oil should be applied topically in order to soothe acute pain due to an injury, and to reduce swelling caused by a surgery.
  96. Do not use gadgets in the bedroom, as they emit light which negatively affects the body’s internal clock, leading to poor sleep, inflammation, and pain.
  97. Avoid foods that may contribute to inflammation and pain.
  98. Potassium-rich foods will help you alleviate joint inflammation and pain.
  99. Black pepper boosts the absorption of many spices and herbs, and thus accelerates their pain-relieving effects.
  100. The “Cobra” yoga pose is a great way to treat back pain.
  101. Drinking at least eight glasses of water daily can help you fight muscle and back pain and reduce stiffness.

Therefore, next time when you suffer from some kind of pain, you should try some of these natural remedies first, as they will effectively lessen the pain, and not lead to any side-effects.

Source: www.healthy-holistic-living.com