The older you get the more susceptible you are to pains in your knees, back. Ankles and legs.
Your lifestyle choices also play a prominent role as well, if you have a sedentary lifestyle for example, you are most likely to have this problem.
There are however other conditions which are known to cause painful joints and these include:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
If you have lower back pain you have a 50% chance that it will heal on its own usually within two weeks.
There are those people however that suffer from a condition popularly known as chronic back pain that makes their life a living he’ll as they have difficulty sitting, moving, standing straight or sleeping on their own beds.
If you tend to stand a lot for extended periods of time then you may experience leg pains. Poor blood circulation and injury to your tendons, muscles and ligaments as an athlete for example can also cause leg pains.
You can get rid of these pains with an effective homemade smoothie:
- Organic lemon -- 1
- Organic orange -- 1
- Pineapple (diced) -- 2 cups
- Celery stalks -- 2
- Ginger root (fresh) -- 1 inch (one) or ginger powder (1 tablespoon)
- Black pepper -- 1/4 teaspoon
- Coconut oil -- 1 teaspoon
- Turmeric root -- 2 inches or turmeric powder (2 tablespoons)
- First you need to peel the fresh ginger, turmeric, lemon and orange.
- Then you slice and dice the pineapple.
- Incorporate all the ingredients in a blender and blend until you achieve a homogeneous mixture.
- You can now serve and drink this wonderful joint pain relieving juice.
The Difference Between Using A Blender And Juicing Machine
When you use a blender you keep the fruits and vegetables dietary fiber intact within the juice whereas if you use a juicer you tend to filter out these dietary fibers as waste and these fibers are extremely essential to your health. It has been seen in studies that people that consume food rich in dietary fiber and vitamin C tend to have a lower amount of C-reactive protein in their body system. These C-reactive proteins are inflammation markers which scientists have now linked to ailments such as;
- Heart disease
- Rheumatoid arthritis
The Health Benefits Of The Ingredients In This Amazing Smoothie
- Organic Lemon
This fruit is rich in potent antioxidants as well as vitamin C and E which help to combat free radicals while sustaining and building connective tissues and collagen.
It is rich in bromelain which is known to reduce the inflammation as well as pain in patients with arthritis.
- Organic Orange
It is rich in vitamin C which is very useful in maintaining healthy joints as well as reducing inflammation.
- Celery Stalk
It is rich in vitamin K which us essential for bone and cartilage development and growth.
Its active component is curcumin which us now known to improve the function of the knees as well as relieve pain associated with osteoarthritis. It is also known to reduce joint inflammation.
- Ginger Root
Its active component is gingerol which is known to be potent against prostaglandins which are inflammatory compounds that cause pain in joints and the limbs.