How to deal with joint pains in lockdown

People with arthritis might be finding the lockdown physically more stressful than others. Joint pain and muscle soreness have also become common among people under 30 these days. There are plenty of pain-relieving products out there, but they cannot completely cure your pain if the issue lies in your lifestyle. That accompanied by a lack of movement and an unhealthy diet is like extending an invite to pain.

Take out your Yoga mats, stock up your vitamins, and make time for those nutritional recipes you have been saving to try later. Here are a few tips to not let this lockdown take a toll on your physical health:

1.Don't be a couch potato

Binge-watching and frequent junk food sessions may feel like compensation for being stuck at home, but the fun might not last. Being inactive can lead to stiffness and pain in joints. If you are not able to step out much, try home workouts, join group workouts online or do whatever keeps your body moving. Do not sit in one place for too long. Try switching your work-from-home sitting arrangement often, and keep Vicco Narayani’s pain relief spray handy.

  1. Watch your weight

The lockdown days might feel too long and make your tummy crave for all things yummy. You will gain weight faster than it would take for you to notice the change. These unhealthy gains can burden your already sensitive joints and cause stiffness & pain. Make sure you allow proper healing with Narayani’s pain relief gel rather than settling for quick fixes. Eat food rich in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin C, D & K. Avoid trans fats & omega 6 fatty acids.

  1. Don’t ignore small signs & symptoms joint pain

The second surge of covid-19 is alarming and we need to take responsibility for our own & the health of our loved ones. Muscle soreness and achy joints are common symptoms among COVID-19 patients. Consult your doctor if you have any severe symptoms like these. 

  1. Keep calm & hydrate 

Summers make you dehydrated quite often, which might make you feel tired and dull. Drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. Load up on juices, soups or herbal teas.

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