Lifestyle remedies for chronic pain
BY EDWIN CHUN, D.C. - CHIROPRACTOR, LIFESTYLE NUTRITIONIST
Natural lifestyle remedies are a great addition to add to your daily life.
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Dealing with chronic pain
There is no one-stop cure for Chronic pain but the condition can be managed using a combination of therapies that work best for you. You can try different things and listen to your body and make it something active.
It is known that physical pain can trigger emotional pain. Chronic pain is known to increase stress so using emotional skills can help you cope with additional stress related to your condition.
Take good care of your body.
Eat well, get enough sleep, and exercise regularly to decrease stress.
Immerse in Social Well-Being
Participating in activities you enjoy and socializing with friends will help to decrease stress and take your mind off of chronic pain. Talking about it can also help you to learn more by sharing it with others. Avoid isolating yourself which can make you more negative. It can also increase your sensitivity to pain.
Seek social support
Friends, family, and support groups can offer you additional tools to cope with your condition.