Pain affects more people than you might expect.
Chronic or severe pain affects nearly one third of Americans. Chronic pain is pain that is lasting longer than three months. With so many pain treatments out there, you would expect that these numbers would be in decline. However, the reality is that they are on the rise.
So, with all the pain medications, over the counter pills, injections and other treatments out there for pain, something must be missing. One of the biggest factors to address when it comes to pain is nutrition.
Often physicians will tell you to lose weight and eat better, but a discussion about specific types of food is rarely mentioned. There are variety of foods that actually increase inflammation in the body. It may surprise you how the intake of certain foods will cause more inflammation and pain. Eliminating these foods or at least moderating your intake may be the solution to treating your pain. [Read more…] about Top 5 Foods That Cause Inflammation