Also see: Long-Term Anti-inflammatory Treatment
Ice. If possible, apply ice to affected area - 10-15 mins every 1-2 hours
DMSO - Powerful short-term anti-inflammatory. E.g. Very effective at quickly quenching pain and reducing inflammation from bites and stings.
Comfrey Oil. Not only anti-inflammatory, comfrey builds collagen, which helps heal bruises, burns, wrinkles, damaged muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones; use as comfrey leaf/root oil or leaf poutice (mash fresh leaves in a processor and place inside muslim or thin cloth and cover with plastic; alternatively if possible place
Mainstream anti-inflammatory "Meds"
Statins, NSAIDS (aspirin), prednisone /corticosteroids (can cause osteoporosis, cataracts, diabetes, Cushings syndrome)
Polyphenols for short-term anti-inflammatory symptomatic relief
Polyphenols are strong anti-inflammatories and antioxidants found in high amounts in certain foods, spices and herbs
Attend to Diet, Lifestyle and Emotional State
"The medical kit of the future"
General electrotherapy health benefits. Used systemically and/or locally at specific problem areas of the body, its effective application has many benefits:
|Detoxification||Wellness / Healthy aging||Pain relief|
|Relief from insomnia||Immune system restoral||Anti-Inflammatory|
|Maximizes cellular energy production||Accelerated tissue /bone
|Muscle relaxation / rehabilitation||Increased blood oxygen
There are several reasonably affordable electrotherapy devices available for personal use. The following electrotherapies are those that have received a significant amount of positive feedback:
|Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy|
|Near Infrared (NIR) class 4 laser therapy|
Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) applies specific frequency patterns to the head area, with the following benefits:
|Balances neurotransmitters||Relieves pain||Treats depression|
|Substance abuse withdrawal||Relieves insomnia||Relieve stress / anxiety|