Add Vitamin B6 to Daily Regimen

Use B6 to ease carpal tunnel painMany physicians recommend taking Vitamin B6 because it is very beneficial for nerve compression injuries and has the ability to postpone hand surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) patients. According to a study which included 994 patients diagnosed with CTS, half were asked to take 100mg of vitamin B6 twice daily and the other half were not asked to make any dietary changes, among those that took B6, 68% of them noticed an improvement in their pain  The researchers concluded that vitamin B6 acts as an analgesic, and seems to raise the pain threshold for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome patients. Of course, you should consult your healthcare provider to make sure this is right for you.

Extra tip: Also, consider the amount of Antioxidants you are consuming on a daily basis; they are very beneficial. Antioxidants protect healthy cells by scrounging for free radicals that cause damage to our DNA. You can add fruits and vegetables, especially green leafy ones, to your diet to gain antioxidants. Also, Omega-3 fatty acids are known to decrease inflammation and reduce pain.

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