Joint pain is one of the most common conditions felt by people all around the world, in the United States alone, over 1.5 million people suffer joint pain and this figure cuts across the different demographics. Joint pain is medically referred to as rheumatoid arthritis, for some people it is recurrent while in others it is a constant pain. This pain has detrimental effects on the health of the individual suffering from it as it has the ability to make the fellow lose weight, experience severe fatigue, loss of breath, anemia, damaged nerves, etc.
Most folks will rather just go for over the counter drugs or some form of artificial remedy, as much as these work, they are not really advisable, and asides that they are quite costly. It is better to use simple natural homemade remedies, they are less costly and they work just as well or even better.
Before I go on to the remedy let us see a few causes of joint pain:
- Overweight individuals are known to be more prone to this disorder.
- Aging is also a major factor.
- Gender, women are more prone to this disorder than men.
- Work posture is key. Staying in the same position for hours could lead to joint pain.
- Smoking and bad life habits could lead to joint pain.
Symptoms of joint pain include:
- Tender joints.
- Swelling in the joints.
- Frequent fevers.
- Weight loss.
- Excruciating pain in the joints.
Now to the remedy.
This is one of the spices most of us have in our kitchens, but we mostly do not have an idea of how powerful this small bulb is. It is a tasty part of our meals but it is also known to possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Consuming garlic helps to bring relief to pain while helping to reduce the inflammation gradually. It is best consumed raw for effectiveness, you just have to bear the smell. For this reason, you should consume it at night before going to bed.