Are you suffering from chronic pain? Do you often find yourself unable to do anything because of sore muscles or a lingering headache?
If you answered yes to both questions, then you probably need to make some changes to your lifestyle to lessen the pain, or at least help manage it. Here are three things you should start doing today:
- Shift to a healthier diet. Oftentimes, the culprit behind chronic pain is the food we take in. Creating a more balanced diet, with little or no processed food, will make a huge difference in how you feel! Note that before trying out a new diet, make sure that you consult with your doctor first.
- Exercising regularly. If you have been living a sedentary lifestyle and notice that you are experiencing pain, perhaps all you need is to add some exercise to your daily schedule. You do not have to go all out with your exercise routine—especially if you have been sedentary for quite a while already. Brisk walking for 15 minutes a day and eventually adding exercises to your routine will often to the trick. Again, it is important to consult with a fitness expert before engaging in any type of exercise routine to prevent injuries.
- Get a regular massage. Aside from relaxing tense muscles, regular massage is said to help manage pain as well. Treatments like CranioSacral Therapy and Hot and Cold Stone Massage target points in the body that, when done regularly, helps alleviate pain.
If you want to free yourself from pain and prefer not to take medication or go under the knife, try doing these three things first. You will be surprised at how much better you will feel!
Questions about what massage suits your needs best? Contact Sanzo Wellness today.