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Pain Relief with Foods and Supplements

The hot peppers known as cayenne (capsicum) contain a compound called capsaicin that relieves pain, apparently by inhibiting the release of substance P, a neurotransmitter responsible for communicating pain sensations. Capsaicin can be absorbed through the skin; mix cayenne pepper with enough wintergreen oil to make a paste and apply it directly painful joints, or use cayenne peppers in a poultice. This might cause a stinging sensation at first, but with repeated use, pain should diminish markedly. Cayenne can also be taken as a capsule form. You can buy a superior formula here along with a Free consultation with the registered dietitian nutritionist to help you decide if this is the right formula for you.

Anti-inflammatory foods are foods that alkalinize the body, bringing up your pH. These include lots of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, plant-based proteins (like beans and nuts), fatty fish, and fresh herbs and spices.

The overconsumption of refined carbohydrates, sugar, and other acid-forming foods is a common finding in many states of pain and inflammation.

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