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Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Don’t let that backache get to you

Don’t let that backache get to you

Oil massage

Massaging your back with herbal oils like  eucalyptus, mustard or coconut, can aid alleviate pain and relieve stress. After you’ve massaged your back with some tepid oil, leave it for a some minutes before stepping into a warm shower. Follow this all day for a few weeks until further relief.

Turmeric milk

Studies advise that this wonder spice can aid treat and prevent backaches. Cur cumin, a compound found in this spice aids decrease swelling, thereby providing immediate relief from a soaring backache. In a tepid  glass of milk, mix a quarter tablespoon of turmeric powder and relish this potent drink. You can even add a few drops of honey, if required.

Epsom salt

Magnesium sulfate, better known as Epsom salt, aids reduce swelling and increase blood circulation, thereby giving relief from aches and pains. Mix half-a-cup of this salt in a your bath tub filled with hot water and soak in it for 15-20 minutes.

Hot or cold compress

A cold compress can aid bring down the swelling and relieve you of the killing back pain. Wrap the ice/frozen vegetable pack in a towel and softly rub over the affected area for about 15 to 20 minutes. You can even soak a towel in a bucket filled with hot water and after squeezing out the excess, place it over the affected part and keep repeating the procedure within a half-an-hour gap.

Change your sleeping position

If you discover yourself often waking up with a sore back and neck, your wrong sleeping position is to blame. If you sleep on your back, place a pillow under your knees to ignore straining your lower back. In case you tend to a sleep on one side, try flexing your knees and place a pillow between them.

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