20 chronic inflammation remedies…

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20 chronic inflammation remedies

  • Inflammation is the body’s response to an infection or an injury.
  • There are 2 types of inflammation: Chronic and acute.
  • Chronic inflammation tends to be persistent. It has been linked to conditions as serious as asthma, heart disease, and cancer.
  • Chronic inflammation can also cause day-to-day ailments, and you may not even know it.
  • Here are some natural remedies to treat them.
  • 1. Belching: It is the release of gas from the digestive tract through the mouth. Ginger helps prevent an excess of gas production in the body. Tip: You can take it as a supplement, fresh flavoring for food, or even a hot cup of ginger tea.
  • Apple cider vinegar also prevents extra gas.
  • Tip: Add 1 Tbsp to a glass of filtered water and drink it after you eat.
  • 2. Bloating: As we have seen, apple cider vinegar helps prevent excess gas production and aids with bloating.
  • Tip: Add 1 tsp. to a glass of water and drink it after you eat.
  • 3. Burning skin: A lack of vitamin D in the diet may cause burning of the skin, especially in the feet.
  • Foods like fish, oysters, eggs, and mushrooms are excellent sources of vitamin D.
  • Fish oil acts as an anti-inflammatory and can relieve burning symptoms. Please consult your doctor to find out how much fish oil is right for you.
  • Aloe vera has soothing effects, and can be applied topically to sooth burning from inflammation.
  • 4. Constipation: Coconut oil can help relieve constipation.
  • Tip: Take 1 tablespoon orally to reduce symptoms. If you want the coconut oil to be liquefied, place container in warm water.
  • Olive oil can also relieve constipation by keeping your system lubricated.
  • Tip: Simply mix in a tablespoon of olive oil with your morning drink (coffee, orange juice, tea, etc.)
  • 5. Cough, sore throat: Honey due to its potent anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties can help relieve cough and sore throat.
  • Tip: Mix 1 Tbsp in with tea or warm water to relieve symptoms.
  • Or make a honey syrup.
  • Garlic is also a great remedy for cold and flu symptoms.
  • Tip: Chew on a piece of raw garlic to relieve symptoms, or if you are worried about bad breath, take a garlic supplement (consult your doctor before taking supplements).
  • Oregano oil can relieve sore throat.
  • Tip: Mix in a few drops with some salt water and gargle.
  • 6. Cramping:
  • Cramps are unpleasant sensations caused by muscle contraction.
  • Tip: Add 2 1/2 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar to a glass of water along with some raw honey to taste to relieve cramps.
  • You can also mix 1/2 tsp. of activated charcoal into a glass of water to relieve cramps as well.
  • 7. Dark eye circles & bags: Allergies and lack of sleep can cause eye dark circles, and probiotics may help. Probiotics like yogurt can strengthen the immune system to resist allergies.
  • Mint can also help dark eye circles.
  • Tip: Rinse and chop a few mint leaves, place leaves under the eyes for 20 minutes, rinse, and moisturize.
  • 8. Diarrhea:
  • Probiotics are well known to help cure diarrhea and boost your immune system.
  • Foods like yogurt, kefir, pickles, kombucha, and microalgae are good sources of probiotics.
  • You can also take probiotic supplements. Please consulting your health practitioner first.
  • 9. Fatigue: Meditation can relieve fatigue by increasing energy, improving cognitive function, and providing better sleep.
  • Adequate sleep is essential to keep your energy up.
  • It is recommended to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep a night.
  • Taking short naps for 15 minutes helps too.
  • 10. Fever, chills: Cayenne pepper can help combat chills. It can be added to food or sprinkled into tea. Drinking milk with a pinch of turmeric can help fight fevers. You can also mix a few teaspoons of honey in hot water or tea to help with fever.
  • 11. Headaches: Eating too much sugar or chocolate can cause headaches, because the body has to dilute the sugar to keep it from harming your body. The result is dehydration and can trigger bad headaches.
  • Tip: Take a cucumber and lemon infused drink 2 to 3 times a day to remain hydrated.
  • 12. Itchy eyes: Wet and cold chamomile tea bags release oil that contains anti-inflammatory properties.
    Tips: 1. Refrigerate a chamomile tea bag and place on eyes for about 10 minutes to relieve itchy eyes.
  • 2. Brew chamomile tea for 3 minutes. Once the tea bags become is warm to the touch, place over the eyes for 10 minutes.
    3. Wash and cut cucumbers into thin slices, refrigerate for 15 minutes, and place slices on your eyes for 10 minutes to reduce itching.
  • 13. Joint pain: Exercising can help strengthen the muscles around the joints, promote healthy bones, and give you energy throughout the day. Consult your health practitioner first to find out how and which type of exercise fits into your lifestyle and is right for you.
  • Tip: You can also take krill oil for joint pain. It is loaded with omega-3s, which studio show can reduce inflammation and relieve joint pain.
  • 14. Loss of appetite: Ginger stimulates the appetite and even aids in digestion.
  • Tip: Drink ginger tea about half an hour before eating to stimulate the appetite. Rosemary tea and fenugreek tea also help stimulate the appetite and can be taken an hour before eating.
  • 15. Memory problems: Superfoods like blueberries, wild salmon, legumes, avocados, and dark chocolate are great for improving cognitive function and combating memory loss.
  • Tip: Because of the brain boosting caffeine content, sipping fresh or hot green tea may help with memory problems.
  • Stay away from alcohol, as it may cause long-term brain damage.
  • 16. Muscle spasms: Yoga is believed to reduce muscle spasms. Make sure to consult your doctor before starting yoga. Muscle spasms are often caused by lack of adequate water, so it is important to stay hydrated when exercising or even just day-to-day activities. Meditation can help relax your muscles and relieve muscle spasms.
  • 17. Rash, hives & acne: Honey has powerful anti-mircobial and anti-inflammatory properties, so it can also help relieve hives and rashes.
  • For more potent results use Manuka Honey.
  • Tip: Apply organic raw honey to the skin alone can help relieve unclog pores and get rid of acne.
  • 18. Rough skin: If your skin is rough, it may be because of vitamin D deficiency. The best way to get vitamin D is by getting about 1o minutes of sun daily. Make sure you apply the right sunscreen on your face course.
  • Fish oil rich in omega-3s can be taken for rough skin as the essential fatty acid content can help hydrate and nourish the skin.
  • 19. Stuffy & runny nose: Put a few drops of eucalyptus oil to a steam bath and inhale the steam to help with stuffy and runny nose. Elderberry tea has been used for hundreds of years to relieve flu symptoms like stuffy and runny nose.
  • 20. Water retention:
  • Vegetables like watercress, asparagus, and parsley help with water retention by increasing urine production. Toss these vegetables into a healthy salad  and eat on a regular basis to relieve symptoms.
  • For the health benefits of raw honey.
  • For the top 10 benefits of apple cider vinegar.
  • For the health benefits of ginger.
  • For an elderberry tea recipe.
  • For tips on how to select the right sunscreen.
  • For the extraordinary healing benefits of Manuka Honey.

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