Herniated disc became the most common disease in the 21st century, causing severe back pain, and, left untreated, can lead to some serious complications. That’s why you should see a doctor if you experience severe back pain, to get a correct diagnosis.
Although, if you don’t want to choose an operation, you can try to alleviate the pain cause by herniated disc using some home remedies and tricks.
Clay is one of the oldest remedies in the world. It can be hard to believe, but it has been used since ancient times in healing all kinds of wounds to reduce inflammation naturally.
Thanks to its ability to absorb water and toxins, clay is a beneficial remedy, offering a wide variety of vitamins and minerals that are absorbed through the pores.
How to use?
Just mix clay with water until you get a paste. Apply the paste over the hurting area and let it dry. At the end, rinse with plenty of lukewarm water.
Alternative treatment methods
There are also many alternative methods that can help alleviate herniated disc pain. These include:
You can massage gently the area using lavender oil, and then wrap the painful area in plastic foil. Another option is to use olive oil mixed with cayenne pepper.
There are a lot of easy yoga postures you can use to alleviate the herniated disc pain. You can try doing these yoga asanas at home or can use a personal trainer
You’ve already understood that overweight or obesity can affect your spine and cause disc herniation. If you want to lose weight, do it gradually, in order not to cause other body imbalances.
Start with a light diet or a regular exercises or fitness program. Combine correctly your exercises because misdirected exercises or too much effort can cause a hernia disorder.
Maintaining a correct posture
The spine is very required by many activities in everyday life. An incorrect sitting posture and uncomfortable chairs can also be a factor in the development of hernias.
In any activity you do (reading, cooking, tethering, exercising, etc.), you must keep a good posture that doesn’t bend too much the backbone.
Toxins found cigarettes stop the correct oxygenation of the spine and, implicitly, of the intervertebral discs.