Ways To Overcome Your Chronic Pain Without Medications

9 Ways To Overcome Your Chronic Pain Without Medications

What is chronic pain?

  • Pain that does not go away as expected after an illness or injury.
  • Pain that may be described as shooting, burning, aching, or electrical.
  • Discomfort, soreness, tightness, or stiffness.


Do you suffer from chronic pain?

If you’ve had a pesky pain that just won’t go away for longer than 12 weeks, chances are you’re a chronic sufferer. Don’t worry, you are not alone.
Statistics from 2011 show that over 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain at a cost of around $600 billion a year in medical treatments and lost productivity.
That’s a lot of Benjamins.


How to beat chronic pain without medications?

The Cleveland Clinic offer 9 helpful ways to tame chronic pain without medications and medical procedures

  1. Take deep breaths
  2. Get a good nights sleep
  3. Exercise regularly
  4. Tackle your tobacco habit
  5. Practice “mindful meditation”
  6. Eat a whole-food, plant-based diet
  7. Try yoga
  8. Indulge in your hobbies
  9. Be social

Check out the following info-graphic below for all the juicy details.
You can also download the full-size PDF file by simply clicking on the image.

How to overcome chronic pain without medications
9 Ways to Tame Your Chronic Pain
Info-graphic courtesy of http://my.clevelandclinic.org/
Click on the image to download the full-size PDF file

There you have it.
Good luck, and stay healthy!


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