Holistic Methods Of Treating Multiple Sclerosis Pt 2
When you are diagnosed with a disease such as Multiple Sclerosis it is important to learn everything you can
about the disease in order to find the best methods possible of coping with the symptoms and the pain that
accompanies the symptoms.
Evening Primrose Oil (also known as linoleic oil) can be found in safflower oil and sunflower seeds and it has
been shown to provide some benefit to the pain suffered by Multiple Sclerosis patients. It is recommended that you
take linoleic acid supplements orally every day.
Diet plays such an important role when it comes to taking care of oneself and this is definitely the case if you
suffer from Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis patients need to eat a healthy and well balanced diet on a
regular basis if order for their health to remain as top notch as possible. If there is any aspect of your diet
that poses any concerns for you then take the time to discuss it with your doctor.
The foods you eat can play an instrumental role in bringing pain relief to your life. Although the holistic
and alternative approach to pain and symptom relief is a good one, it is important to be aware that some types of
therapies will prove ineffective, and many will be expensive, and could even be dangerous to the individual.
The best way to know what is best for you is to educate yourself on your options and talk to qualified experts
in the field. You need to ask yourself a number of different questions regarding treatments and these questions
What type of treatment are you considering?
What does the treatment involve?
How does the treatment work?
Why does the treatment work?
Are there any risks involved with the treatment?
What are the side effects of this type of treatment?
Is the treatment effective? (and what evidence is there to support it?)
How much does the treatment cost?
Today's Holistic Tip for Pain
Pain TherapyShiatsu helps to decrease the stiffness of muscles and joints and it is lowers blood pressure. Shiatsu also helps to improve a person's level of energy (or qi), vitality and stamina. When you decide to begin practicing shiatsu, always dress in loose fit, comfortable clothing that is made of natural as opposed to synthetic fibers. Doing this helps to encourage the flow of positive energy in the body or what is referred to as "ki." Always make sure you practice shiatsu in a room that has plenty of empty space and is uncluttered, clean and very neat. pain treatment
If you do decide to try one of the types of holistic therapies never take anything at face value
and always do plenty of research to find out everything you can about the treatments you are looking at. Talk to
healthcare practitioners, support groups and organizations and then make an informed decision. Always discuss the
holistic treatment(s) you are contemplating with your doctor before you start treatment.
It is a good idea to take the time to research the holistic healthcare practitioners background to
make sure you are going with a provider who is experienced and extremely skilled at what they do. If you come
across a practitioner who is not willing to coordinate therapy with your doctor then look elsewhere. Never go with
a person who claims to be a professional because a professional would not refuse to work with your physician.
Baths and showers, both can provide healing for the body. It is best to take a
warm bath in the 90 to 95 degree range, and not any hotter. Try to fill the tub so you can have
your shoulders submerged.
A relaxing bath can be especially beneficial when you are suffering from a low-grade fever, a
respiratory problem that includes a stuffed up nose, a sore throat, and a cough, as well as for
Always make sure you are aware of the total cost of the treatment and make sure that there are no hidden costs
associated with the holistic treatment. As well check to make sure your health insurance will cover the cost of the
treatment before you proceed with the holistic therapy.