Diet


diet pain managementCan your diet affect your chronic pain? The simple answer is yes: A balanced diet that produces a healthy weight can have a great impact on your pain.

Throughout history there have been many nutrients and foods that have been used to treat many ailments including pain. Some have been tested scientifically and others may be healing remedies passed down from generation to generation.

Often pain is due to inflammation that your body experiences. Certain foods can increase this inflammation while others help to reduce it. Certain cells in your body such as fat cells are believed to facilitate production of more inflammatory factors. Thus weight loss not only decreases mechanical stress on the body it may also help to decrease overall inflammation.

Often pain is due to inflammation that your body experiences. Certain foods can increase this inflammation while others help to reduce it. Certain cells in your body such as fat cells are believed to facilitate production of more inflammatory factors. Thus weight loss not only decreases mechanical stress on the body it may also help to decrease overall inflammation.

Proper diet combined with an aerobic exercise program allows appropriate nutrients to reach painful areas aiding the healing and recovery process. Aerobic exercises are also known to improve blood flow.