According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), over one quarter of adults over the age of 20 in the United States (26%) suffer from pain that lasts over a 24 hour period.  That’s an estimated 76.5 million people in pain on any given day.

The most common types of pain are low back pain (27%), migraine pain (15%), neck pain (15%), and facial pain (4%).  Further, the percentage of people suffering for over 3 months with pain is a staggering 56%.  Over 42% of those people say they’ve had consistent pain for over a year!

What are the options available to all these people in pain?  The most common pain relievers are in the form of over the counter medications such as ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or aspirin.  The only problem with these pain relievers is that there are side affects and the pain comes back sometimes within only hours.  Also, many people become addicted to taking these pain relievers which (over time) can seriously harm your body causing bleeding ulcers, heart problems and other conditions.

One of the best ways you can help your body overcome pain is by finding a cure through natural home remedies.  Natural treatments have virtually zero side affects and they also cost a lot less.

Home Remedy Help For Pain

One of the best cures for arthritis pain can be found in an Indian powdered spice called curry powder.  This yellow powder contains turmeric which has anti inflammatory properties that can help with arthritis.  You should ask your doctor about consuming turmeric as it can interfere with the prescription Coumadin.

People suffering with muscle or joint pain should consider getting more vitamin D.  Taking supplements of 1,000 to 2,000 IU daily may help with pain.  You can also get your daily dose of vitamin D by simply stepping outdoors for 5 to 10 minutes daily for a free dosage of vitamin D.

Fish oil and omega-3 fatty acids can also help with joint pain because of their anti-inflammatory properties.  You can start consuming more foods that contain omega-3 or you can take over the counter supplements.

A lot Americans suffer from pain on a daily basis simply because they’re not getting enough water.  Dehydration can cause your body to become stiff leaving you with pain.  Not getting adequate amounts of water even in one day can lead to headaches and chronic migraines so you want to make sure you’re getting enough water every day to prevent pain.

One last home remedy that’s said to help with any type of pain is cayenne pepper.  When taken over time, ingesting cayenne in foods or taking this hot pepper in capsules is said to bring relief for all kinds of pain.  You can also rub a cayenne pepper paste for lower and upper back pain relief.  Rubbing coconut oil afterwards can help even further with upper and low back pain as well.  You should talk to your doctor before starting any kind of home remedy therapy.