Uncomfortable pain feeling on your back is the sign that there is a problem with your spine, muscles, and neurological system.
“Lumbago” (lower back pain) is the second-most neurological issues inflicted on people after “headache”. Back pain has several causes which are the most of it coming from physical activity. For a hard worker, lifting stuff that overweighs body strength can lead to a damaged spine.
As for the blogger, sitting for too long is one of the causes too. We know that spending most of the time starring our computer for writing articles, researching blog material, and other internet stuff while sitting in our chair is the activity that we can’t avoid.
Luckily, most back pain issues that cause due to muscle (strain) usually disappear without medical treatment. Like sore feeling when you first time doing workout and muscle-building exercise. The body will eventually treat and do self-healing with the help of good amount of water and nutritious foods consumption.
Natural Treatment Foods and Nutrition to Beat Lumbago
These type of foods is easily found and you can buy it in daily-goods/grocery store. The foods should have nutrition such as:
1. High calcium foods
Calcium is important in maintaining health and density of the bones. It is mainly found in:
- Dairy products, such as milk and cheese
- Beans and almond
- Fish such as salmon and sardines
- Green vegetables such as broccoli and collard greens
2. Vitamin K
This nutrient is needed so that the body can use calcium optimally to maintain the bones strength. It is found in:
- Green vegetables, kale, and spinach
- Dairy products
- Fruits like blueberries
3. Vitamin D
Useful for optimal absorption of calcium which is important in strengthening and maintaining bones. Found in food such as:
4. Iron-rich foods
Iron also helps the production of myoglobin which is an important component to keep the muscle’s health to sustain spine. It is mainly found in:
- Beef or chicken liver and meat
- Fish such as salmon, sardines, tuna, halibut, and perch
- Green vegetables, spinach,
- Breakfast cereal enriched with iron.
Magnesium is a naturally occurring mineral. It is important for many systems in the body, especially the muscles and nerves. Usually found in:
- Dark chocolate
The nutrients from the foods will help restore and strengthen the spine if consumed in a normal amount. The effect may be not instant as if you use medication ways but it has more beneficial to our body in long term.
Besides the good diet, exercise/workout is needed to keep our muscles relaxed. Over-strained muscles are the first you would feel if lumbago hit your back.
Handling back pain problems mostly didn’t require a surgical procedure. In some cases, it might be. Lumbago natural treatment nutrition foods that you just read will come in handy to prevent the early stage of lower back pain.
Hope this guide can help you how to choose natural treatment nutrition to consume, because its better than instant diet habit since instant foods usually contain additional preserving or food coloring substances.