Given how sore I am today, it feels apropos to reblog this article I wrote last year about my favorite natural pain relievers.
Natural Pain Remedies by Pyro Maim Ya’ of Pynk Fitness
[or as my daughter calls them, “Mommy’s hippie medicines”]
I’m not a big fan of painkillers. Well, I take that back. I was a HUGE fan of painkillers after my leg surgery, along with whiskey and poor decisions in general. These days, my body is a gaudily decorated temple that I’m nourishing as naturally as possible – I really don’t even like to take OTC painkillers anymore. I’m an old busted-up derby gal though, so the need for pain management frequently arises. When it does, I’m really thankful to have these supplements on hand.
Most of these are anti-inflammatories, just like your over the counter drug of choice. They’re also mood boosters, which helps when you’re hurtin’. It’s important to note that the simplest remedies – rest, ice and elevation – are also frequently the most effective remedies, so…
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