Some insights are given on foods we eat, that can either cause pain, or help avoid it.
Important for those with chronic pain.
There are Anti-inflammatory foods, and foods (Pro- inflammatory) that promote increased pain.
While we consume all sorts of aspirin, ibuprophen, etc for pain, we will cancel our efforts if our diet works against the medicine.
Pain comes from inflammation, infection, or nerve damage.
This only about inflammatory pain.
What is Inflammation?
Inflammation is defined as a localized reaction of tissue to irritation, injury, or infection.
Symptoms of inflammation include pain, swelling, red coloration to the area, and sometimes loss of movement or function.
We commonly think of inflammation as the painful component of arthritis. Inflammation is also a component of chronic diseases such as heart disease and strokes.
I summarized the helpful foods from the web site below, along with what to avoid.