A sharp cold yet hot feeling at the root of your joints! It’s not a burn, it’s inflammation. Inflammation is your body’s way of saying “uh oh, you’ve gone too far.” Inflammation can be the result of the natural ageing process, exposure to toxins, or injury. It is the body’s inability to fight off bacterial infections, and so responds through joint pain, redness, swelling, rashes and numbness. The following article delves into three key signs of inflammation and joint pain to watch out for, and how to manage, soothe and provide relief.
The inflammation of the skin can occur in any part of the body. The redness can is the body’s default protective mechanism against the area of the body that is being inflamed. This reaction can differ from person to person, ranging from a hot burning sensation, a blister, peeling and perhaps even pain. Simple home remedies include a warm or hot towel or the use of natural topicals such as emu oil which contains fatty omega 3, 6, and 9 great for providing soothing relief to the redness and reducing pain.
Inflammatory swelling is when certain areas or parts of the body swell into a bubble-like shape as the result of either an injury, an allergy and or an infection. The swelling is the body’s warning sign that there is harm to the area swelling and so white blood cells quickly surround the inflamed areas that require redress. An inflammatory swell can be soothed through performing a certain exercise or activity in a manner that does not place strain on the swelling body part. There is also the option of a warm heat or cool pack or a natural topical rub that will soothe and help to relieve the swelling.
Heat in the inflamed area or part of the body is another tell-tale sign of inflammation. The heat felt in the joints is the result of overexertion or overuse of the joint and muscle, the body is asking you to stop and either change how the body moves or uses assistive equipment. Natural remedies to soothe the heat from inflammation include using a cool pack or towel with cold water. Additionally, gently rubbing tropicals onto the inflamed heated area will not only provide relief to the heating area but help the skin’s appearance.
Inflammation is of the body, joints and muscles is a pain we’ll endure at one point in our lives. Being aware f the difference between a skin’s red appearance, swelling, and the nature of the heat should prepare one well for redressing these issues when they arise. There are always natural remedies and option available to provide inflammatory relief.