Inflammation Pain Relief Guide

According to in an article from 2021 "The most common reasons for chronic inflammation include: Autoimmune disorders, such as lupus, where your body attacks healthy tissue. Exposure to toxins, like pollution or industrial chemicals. Untreated acute inflammation, such as from an infection or injury."

Healing inflammation, also known as swelling, can be treated in several ways including topicals like PainXPro Hemp creams and ingestables. Pain points may be treated in combination with medication and/or topicals according to severity. This guide will include easy-to-implement, non-invasive options to incorpororate into your treatment plan.

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What is Inflammation?

The body's natural response to accidents, infections, and illness is inflammation. this occurs when the body's immune system sends white blood cells to the affected area. In other words, inflammation is your body's attempt to avoid more damage by forwarding an immune response.

Excess inflammation reduces activity significantly and has been linked to several health complications. Managing inflammation and severe swelling is key to staying active. Regular activity and exercise is paramount for preventing health conditions such as these:

●Type 2 Diabetes ●Heart Disease ●Obesity

Potential Causes of Excess-Inflammation

●Stress ●Overworked joints ●Prolonged activity and weightlifting or exercise ●Diet ●Poor posture ●Lack of rest or sleep

How to Manage Inflammation and Chronic Pain

Usually, a combination of anti-inflammatory topicals and OTC medications will be sufficient.

Take care to watch for an increase in symptoms. Some swelling is a result of chronic conditions such as bursitis and arthritis. Contact a doctor if pain becomes more severe or if tempted to use OTC remedies more than 3-4 times a day.

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Topicals containing blends of natural anti-inflammatories such as menthol and arnica are great options to alleviate symptoms. Both ingredients, and many others, are anti-inflammatories that reduce swelling and manage pain.

"Topically applied menthol gels result in a cooling sensation and are reported to act as a counterirritant to reduce the sensation of pain." according to the National Library of Medicine. Menthol provides an added benefit of blocking pain receptors. Mild swelling during activity can be managed on the go with roll-on pain relief topicals or NSAIDs.

For those that expierence trouble sleeping due to severe chronic conditions are recommended to use extra strength menthol creams with arnica such as our FDA registered Pain Freeze Cream.

Anti-Inflammatory Meals

Anti-inflammatory meals combine healthy fats, nutrient-dense meals, complex carbohydrates, legumes, and plenty of fruits and vegetables. Processed meals, excess added sugars, refined carbohydrates (white bread and white flour), and red meat should be consumed once or twice a week until symptoms subside. This nutrient rich diet aims to decrease chronic inflammation in the body.

Food that Should be Avoided Include:

●White bread and pastries ●Fried foods ●Seafoods ●Sodas and other sugary drinks ●Processed meat and red meat

Anti-Inflammatory Foods Include:

●Nuts (like almonds and walnuts) ●Berries (like blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries) ●Olive oil and coconut oil ●Leafy greens (like kale and spinach) ●Whole grains (brown rice, wild rice) ●Beans ●Lentils ●Avocado ●Broccoli ●Cauliflower ●Green tea (matcha) ●Dark chocolate ●Chia seeds ●Flax seeds ●Citrus fruits (like oranges and lemons) ●Natural sweeteners (like dates and pure maple syrup) ●Root starches (like sweet potatoes, beets, and potatoes)

For more information on inflammation view our Arthritis & Joint Pain Relief Guide.

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