Pain Relief Management through Alternative Medicines in India
AbstractChronic pain syndrome is a complex, but widespread problem in human beings. It adversely affect the patient and may cause depression, excessive use of drugs, fatigue, poor work quality and even lead to suicidal thoughts. Gastrointestinal, reproductive, muscular, neurological are some of the reasons of the chronic pain syndrome (CPS). Inflammation is involved in the pain through inflammatory mediators, which vary from person to person. To assuage the pain, inflammation has to remove by medications or by surgically. Besides the allopathic medications, alternative theories which are mild in nature can be applied for the pain management. These are massages, homeopathy, yoga, Ayurveda, acupuncture, mind body therapies. All these therapies are based on different mode of action to reduce the inflammation. Alternatives therapies generally don't have any side effects on the body like allopathic medications. We hereby, describe the origin of pain, cause of pain and different alternative therapies for the pain relief management in this review.
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