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Common Causes of Knee and Joint Pains
There are several factors that can be causing knees or joint pain. However, according to professionals, the most common cause of knee pain is the aftermath of excessive physical exertion. Knee pain can be caused by bone density, wear, and tear of muscles and tissues.
People who lack vitamin D and calcium are at a high risk of suffering from arthritis or an inflammation of the joints. There are two main kinds of arthritis including rheumatoid and osteo. Both of them affect the joints differently.
• Rheumatoid Arthritis: It is caused by an immune disorder that leads to the inflammation of the synovial membrane. When it is not treated, it can eventually lead to bone loss.
• Osteorthritis: This is the wearing out of the cartilage found between bones. When it wears out, the bones grate each other.
Prevention of Knee and Joint Pains
As most people say, prevention is the best form of cure. Therefore, you can easily avoid experiencing pain in the future by modifying your lifestyle. If you experience knee pain for over a week, then this is an indication of other serious problems such as osteoporosis, arthritis, and other related bone complications. For you to evade these serious conditions, you should always consume a diet that is rich in vitamins, magnesium, and bromelain.
Whichever form of arthritis or joint pains you are experiencing, there are natural remedies that can help reduce the pain and ease the symptoms. One remedy that has been proved to work is cinnamon, pineapple, and orange juice smoothie.
When the smoothie is consumed daily, it helps in relieving knee and joint pains. This is because the smoothie contains anti-inflammatory ingredients, silicon, magnesium, bromelain and vitamin C. All these nutrients make the tendons and ligaments stronger.
Vitamin C contained in pineapples is necessary for the body to have a strong skeletal system. Pineapples are rich in bromelain a very strong anti-inflammatory agent. On the other hand, Oranges have high levels of vitamin C, and they can help in strengthening your bone ligaments and tendons. Cinnamon is used to enhance circulation which stimulates quick recovery of joints.
What do you need:
• 2 small cups of diced pineapple
• A cup of rolled oats
• 2 cups of water
• A glass of orange juice
• 1 cinnamon stick
• Raw natural honey
What you should do:
Add the water and oatmeal into a pot and let it cook for a few minutes. After the oatmeal is cooked, let it cool down.
Put the orange juice, oats, cinnamon, pineapple, almond and honey in a blender. Mix all the ingredients and add water if you like the drink thinner.
Your drink is ready, and it is advisable to take it on a daily basis to ensure a speedy recovery. Follow these remedies for five days and you will experience total relief from your knee and joint pains.