Posts Tagged ‘pain relief’

Why is Hydrotherapy Good So Good for You?

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

hydrotherapy fitness

Although hydrotherapy may seem like a new buzzword, it has actually been around for thousands of years. Used in a number of different cultures as part of traditional medicinal practices, hydrotherapy is incredibly beneficial for our overall health and wellbeing. Want to know more and how you can take advantage of the many benefits this practice offers?  (more…)

Kratom for Pain: How Effective is it?

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Kratom treeKratom is becoming a widely popular herbal remedy among the health-conscious around the globe because it is said to provide many health benefits. This herbal product is actually made from the leaves of Mitragyna Speciosa, a tree that belongs to the species of coffee found in the South Pacific regions, particularly in the countries of South-East Asia like Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, and their neighboring countries.

Processed leaves are available in local markets and online stores in the forms of powder, capsules, tablets, resins, and raw dried leaves that could be prepared as a tea or brewed like coffee. Although this product has been branded as a medicinal wonder, it is prohibited in some countries like Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Australia, New Zealand, and others that have made the product either illegal or needing prescription from health professionals prior to consumption.

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How to Reduce Neck Strain

Saturday, February 20th, 2010
Swole Fitness Tips

You might not believe this tip, but I’ve read about this time and again. You should put your tongue on the roof of your mouth whenever you exercise, especially when doing something that might typically strain your neck.

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StayActiv – A Healthy Pain Relief Alternative to NSAIDs

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

A New Scientific Approach to Combating Inflammation and Acute or Chronic Pain

Millions of Americans suffer from pain every day, and one of the more common reasons is due to the affects of joint and tissue inflammation.

Muscle Pain
Muscle Pain

For years people have turned to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for relief. Of course Project Swole readers already know that NSAIDs Are Pain, Brain, and Muscle Growth Killers.

The good news is that there is a new hypothesis to consider on how to combat the pain and discomforts associated with inflammation.

By attacking the inflammatory cascade at the start (in the mitochondria) as opposed to inhibiting the COX pathways (as is the mode of action of many NSAIDs), a safe, non-toxic, and natural pain reliever called StayActiv is able to prevent the cascade of cellular inflammatory events up front, and it also avoids the many negative and dangerous kidney, liver, and gastro-intestinal side effects related to NSAIDs.

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