Managing Pain

Fortunately, nowadays, it is possible to effectively treat most types of pain with products that provide pain relief, Allowing many people to manage their pain. 16

Most people suffering from headaches will benefit from learning how to reduce pain and discomfort by taking some or all of these preventive measures:

  • Identify what triggers the headache – it may be diet, Poor quality of sleep, hormonal changes, etc. 17
  • Make some changes in your lifestyle – have a more organized routine to avoid imbalance. 16, 17
  • Learn relaxation techniques and minimize your daily stress level. 16, 17
  • Take the right pain reliever when the headache starts. 7, 16
  • Aspirin can effectively relieve Tension headaches as well as migraine attacks. 18, 19

Here are some preventive tips to help avoid the cycle that produces and sustains body/muscle pain: 61

  • Regular exercise: stay active – regular exercise, such as walking and swimming, is an excellent way of preventing back pain.
  • Lose weight.
  • Wear flat shoes with cushioned soles as they can help reduce the pressure on your back.
  • Try to reduce any stress, anxiety and tension.
  • When pain appears, try Aspirin.
  • Aspirin is an anti-inflammatory and effective pain reliever. 4

Here are some tips to protect your spine:

  • Bend with your knees, not at the waist, when lifting heavy objects. 20
  • Lose any excess weight. being overweight is related to back-pain causing problems. Keep your weight suitable for your body. 12, 20
  • Change your sleeping can take some of the strain off your back and ease the pain. If you sleep on your side, draw your legs up slightly towards your chest and put a pillow between your legs. If you sleep on your back, placing pillows under your knees will help maintain the normal curve of your lower back. 21
  • Learn relaxation techniques to help manage stress. 20, 22
  • When back pain appears, NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are effective aids to help you get you back to your regular routine and enjoying life. 23
  • Drugs such as ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac, and aspirin are all examples of NSAIDs that provide pain relief. 23
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