What to Eat to Ease Your Back Pain

If you suffer from back pain you may be in more trouble than you can imagine. Back pain not only causes physical discomfort it also leads to loss of productivity during the day as it interferes with all aspects of your life. Curing a back pain can be a very expensive affair and thus it is important to try and eliminate all factors that lead to the pain. In addition to this you can also try using natural treatments to help reduce back pain. A healthy diet also helps to eliminate back pain. Let’s look at how to eliminate the pain.

Fortunately, there are several foods that are beneficial to the body and they help to prevent back pain. These foods are also beneficial to those who suffer from chronic back pain.

If you suffer from stress related back pain or menstrual related back pain then you must include olive oil and cherries in your daily diet. Fresh or canned cherries are beneficial in reducing back pain drastically. Eat a serving or cherries daily for 8 days in order to reduce sore muscles in the back region. Foods that are a rich source of omega 3 fats are also a good supplement for sore backs. This includes but is not limited to canned fish that is packed in olive oil or water, walnuts, flaxseeds and fruits. Vegetables and soups are always good for your diet and they are beneficial to your overall health. If you buy canned vegetables you must look for those that are packed or processed without salt.

Green tea is also beneficial to those who suffer from chronic back pains. Drink a cup of warm green tea in the morning and one before you go to bed at night. The tea aids digestion and helps to ease any sore muscles. The tea will also help you to sleep well through the night and will ensure that you wake up refreshed.

Foods that are rich in fats like meats and milk, foods processed with trans fats, processed foods and those that contain corn syrup are not beneficial to your body and they may cause back pain.

Those who suffer from Vitamin D deficiency are also inclined to suffering from back pain. The best source of this vitamin is the sun; however if you are not able to get a few minutes of sun exposure then speak to your physician about supplements.



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