Using home remedies for muscle aches
If you’re not convinced take pills to relieve muscle pain, try using home remedies. All these methods are easy to use and have no side effects, they are also much cheaper than creams and pain pills. For moderate muscle pain, home remedies are excellent. For severe pain, a visit to your doctor and follow his advice.
To achieve instant relief at the same time when you tense the muscle, apply an ice pack every 20 minutes: you wear retire 20 minutes and another 20 minutes. Be sure to drink plenty of water. Good hydration helps your muscles heal faster. Although heat can be much more soothing than ice, you should not apply in the first 24-36 hours after injury.
Take it easy! Stretch your muscles gently is fine, but continue a strenuous exercise program not relieve. To reduce swelling surrounds the area with a girdle. Be careful not to tighten too much, it can cause inflammation in the affected area.
Immerse yourself for 30 minutes in a warm bath with 2 cups of Epsom salts or 2 cups of white vinegar, pouring into the tub as it fills. Salts containing magnesium sulphate, which helps replace lost body magnesium. The vinegar helps remove lactic acid from the muscles sore, which is a major cause of pain.
Apply compresses soaked in apple cider vinegar in the sore muscles for 20 minutes. Remove lactic acid is an excellent way to relieve the pain.
Eat some bananas to increase your potassium levels. Muscles stiffen and cramp when your body lacks potassium, and you can find in abundance in these fruits. Be sure to drink plenty of water too!
Massage helps stimulate blood flow to and around the affected muscles. No need to pay a professional. With your own hands, gently rub the sore area after applying the ice pack, take a bath or use vinegar compresses.