Some people can sense that monsoon is coming because of the pain in their joints. Although, it sounds strange but weather does really influence joint pain.
The fluctuation in weather can lead to stiffness in the muscles, and can aggravate the pain in the joints. Not only old people, but young people with sedentary lifestyle can also experience severe discomfort in their joints during monsoon.
Here are some tips to prevent these aches and pains:
- Exercise – The best way to keep joint pains at bay is through exercise. Regular exercise like walking, jogging can quickly give you relief from joint pains.
- Stretch at work – Even if your job involves sitting at desk all day long, don’t forget to get up and walk a few steps, every 50minutes. Since, offices are fully air-conditioned, and such cool environments can also increase the pain. Make sure you get up and move; or you can also do some easy yoga poses at your desk, to prevent pain these monsoons.
- Avoid heels – Women who face discomfort in the joints should strictly avoid wearing heels and improper footwear in this season as it can further intensify the pain.
- Consume foods rich in Vitamin D and calcium – Cheese, spinach, milk are the superfoods for your joints. Avoid alcohol and smoking, and consume these foods for a healthier life!
Here are some tips for people with Arthritis:
Monsoon can be worse for people suffering with arthritis. It is advisable to go for light and easy food during this time of the year. And messaging with herbal oil can also help to get rid of the pain.
But it the pain doesn’t go away, do consult a doctor as they can help you the best.
Don’t let any pain stop you from enjoying these rains. Take utmost care of yourself and have a happy, pain-free monsoon!