Over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen are the home remedy of choice for treating gout pain, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. The American College of Rheumatology notes there is no evidence that any one NSAID works better than another.Continue Reading
Mayo Clinic recommends relaxation techniques such as deep breathing and meditation to manage the pain of gout. WebMD suggests applying ice to the affected joint for up to half an hour, several times a day and resting the joint to control pain. Other home remedies such as eating cherries and other dark-colored fruits like blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and grapes; taking vitamin C or eating fruit high in vitamin C; and drinking coffee have been shown to lower the high uric acid level in blood that is responsible for gout and may decrease gout symptoms, according to Mayo Clinic.
However, Dr. Weil recommends eliminating coffee from the diet to control gout, minimizing alcohol and avoiding organ meats, sardines and anchovies. Cutting back on fats and high fructose corn syrup may help decrease the incidence of gout, notes Mayo Clinic. Drinking at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day flushes out uric acid, states Dr. Weil, as does bromelain, the digestive enzyme found in pineapple stems.Learn more about Conditions & Diseases
Natural remedies for candida include garlic, echinacea juice, tea tree oil, chamomilla, pomegranate and belladonna, as stated by the University of Maryland Medical Center. It is important for patients to remember that natural remedies can interact with prescription medications and other supplements. Checking with a doctor before utilizing a remedy can minimize drug interactions and side effects.Full Answer >
According to Mayo Clinic, milder migraine headaches can be treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen or pain relievers such as aspirin or acetaminophen. Indomethacin, a prescription pain reliever, is also sometimes effective at treating mild migraines. Triptans such as rizatriptan, sumatriptan and zolmitriptan, available as pills or nasal sprays, treat severe migraines by constricting blood vessels and closing pain pathways in the brain.Full Answer >
To relieve coccyx pain, apply hot and cold packs to the area, avoid sitting for prolonged periods, sit on a custom pillow, and take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, advises Spine-health. If pain persists, a doctor may inject numbing agents. Spinal manipulation and stretching may also help.Full Answer >
As of 2015, treatment options for the loss of cervical lordosis include controlling pain with mild medications, physical therapy, neck braces and surgery, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. Whether the condition creates pressure on the spinal cord affects the physician's treatment recommendations. In cases of spinal cord pressure, or when the condition is congenital, physicians usually recommend surgery.Full Answer >