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Natural Ways to Eliminate Muscle Tension

Overuse, underuse or misuse of muscle generate potential stiffness, tension, pain and inflammation. Staying inactive, sustaining an injury, poor posture or overdoing at the gym can lead to these conditions. In most of the cases, the muscle tension is caused by stress and anxiety, making it one of the top health complaints.

Stress related tension can affect the neck, face, back, shoulders, arms, hands, legs, hips, lower back, stomach making the person feel pain, frustration, not to mention other destructive health consequences, such as poor circulation and accumulation of toxins. Repetitive strain or occupational overuse can be a result of lack of a solid structure and balance in posture and this can lead to chronic pain.

There are several natural remedies that can help alleviate muscle tension:

    • Relaxation
    • Breathing
    • Stretching
    • Movement
    • Massage
    • Acupuncture
    • Hot bath
    • Physiotherapy
    • Osteopathy
    • Heat/cold therapy
    • Cranio Sacral Therapy
    • Castor oil
    • Tart cherry juice
    • Epsom salts
    • Foam rolling
    • Apple cider vinegar
    • Essential oils
    • Cayenne pepper
    • Rest
    • Acupressure
    • Vitamin D
    • Active Release Technique
    • Energetic Healing
    • Mindfulness



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