Using Natural Pain Remedies Instead of Typical Medication

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Many of us rely on pain relievers to help us work through pains and aches in our bodies.

However, drugs, whether prescription or over the counter, can come with unpleasant side effects, which is why some recommend using natural remedies you may have never heard of.

Instead of taking medicines like ibuprofen or acetaminophen, Perlstein says she’s found complete relief from natural remedies, like arnica, which is derived from a plant in the daisy family.

Internal medicine physician Ken Redcross says he’s seen many of his patients make the switch from western medicine to eastern remedies.

Help for pain that’s considered chronic and for anyone already taking a handful of prescription medications, they should talk with their doctor before trying a natural remedy.

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