Ayuremedy : Obesity and knee pain are directly proportional
“Carrying too much body weight and people with body mass index (BMI) more than 27 are three times more prone to have knee pains,” one...
“Carrying too much body weight and people with body mass index (BMI) more than 27 are three times more prone to have knee pains,” one survey says.
If we weigh more, we are giving additional force or pressure on the cartilage and also we take each step with that additional weight which would easily wear and tear.
A disciplined lifestyle with good food habits, reasonable physical activity, stress-free attitude and comfortable sound sleep can prevent and revert the problem.
Restricted physical activity in arthritis cases will again add up calorie level and put on more and more weight which in turn builds up pressure more and more on the joints.
Ayurvedic panchakarma treatments with Ayurvedic customised diet guidelines can bring you out of this problem. Age-old recipes will help you overcome this problem very naturally and on permanent basis.
Experts say that knees are the support system of the body and their wellness should be top priority. A number of foods have anti inflammatory and pain relieving properties. To name a few.....
1. Omega 3 fatty acids found in fish, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds
2. Orange Juice is a top notch source of vitamin C and also guard against the knees.
3. Antioxidants – spinach and onions. Spinach is high in antioxidants. Onions are rich source of anti inflammatory properties.
4. Add ginger and turmeric to food
Here is a good and proven grandma’s recipe:
Horsegram powder, garlic, tender moringa leaves fried individually and powdered mixed with Garcinea and bit of salt to taste taken regularly for 40 days along with a disciplined lifestyle will definitely put your vata at bay.
Gradual reduction in weight coupled with relief in pains can be expected. Needless to say it is to be taken under Ayurvedic doctors supervision. Ayurvedic treatments – Udwartanam and Pizhichil helps a lot.