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Has anyone used herbal remedies for pain?

I have a serious back problem and hate to take painkillers, but its getting unbearable. Any suggestions?

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sweet29mom

Asked by sweet29mom at 9:41 PM on Nov. 22, 2010 in Health

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  • Formula 303 has been a lifesaver for me.  It works better than most of the prescription stuff I've taken, especially for neck and back pain. 


    http://www.amazon.com/Formula-Maximum-Strength-Natural-Relaxant--250/dp/B0016KX9SI/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1290480455&sr=8-2

    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 9:48 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • was there a specific injury?
    have you seen a chiropractor?
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 10:22 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • Chiropractor.

    Massage.

    Accupuncture

    (not in that order, necessarily)
    saphire_eyes802

    Answer by saphire_eyes802 at 10:59 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • well, i use coffee for migraine pain and it works great!
    alejandra559

    Answer by alejandra559 at 2:25 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Go gluten free. A gluten intolerance can cause inflammation in joints. Tart cherry juice for pain relief.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 7:53 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I have bad scoliosis and mild spina bifida, and rheumatoid arthritis been to chiropractors for 3 years and physical therapy several times.
    sweet29mom

    Comment by sweet29mom (original poster) at 9:29 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • how often do you see the chiropractor?
    have you tried an antiinflammatory diet?
    have you tried a homeopath?
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 11:54 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Taking Arnica can help with pain and inflammation... you can get it at GNC, Vitamin World, or www.puritan.com (I reccommend the last one... they are cheapest and made by the same company that makes a lot of GNC's vitamins, almost all of VitaminWorlds also)
    momof2redhedz

    Answer by momof2redhedz at 4:39 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

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