- It is getting harder for elderly people to manage bone and joint pain
- This increased joint pain during winter is due to increased inflammation
- It is because there is less supply of blood to the peripheral regions
1. Stay hydrated
Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and reduce inflammation and further reduce the friction between joint surfaces. According to a study published in the journal Experimental Physiology, even mild dehydration might make you more sensitive to the pain.
2. Soak in lots of vitamin D
A lack of vitamin D can cause joint and bone pain. Therefore, soak up all the goodness from the sun in order to avoid reduction in vitamin D levels. Apart from this, eat vitamin D rich foods that include dairy foods, mushrooms, etc.
3. Stay active
Regular movements in the body will not only help you stay in shape but also will promote flexibility in your joints. Exercising maintains bone strength and combats fatigue.
4. Eat right
Maintain a healthy and balanced diet consisting of fruits and vegetables like spinach, tomato, oranges and cabbage among others that are all rich in antioxidants that can help reduce inflammation. Also, stay away from foods that may cause inflammation along with stiffness and pain in the joints.
5. Hot water fermentation
Best natural treatment of joint pain is to indulge in hot water fermentation. Hot water fermentation helps reduce the friction between your joints and relieve you from the excessive pain.
Do not in any way stop your medications prescribed by your doctor; these tips may only help in reducing the pain but wouldn't be helpful completely.