Stop Your Back Pain with These 6 Simple Habits

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By The Captain November 9, 2020

Wellness Captain Preventing and Treating Back Pain

Unfortunately, back pain is one of the most common complaints among people of all ages. Sitting at the desk for hours, sleeping on the wrong mattress or simply having a sedentary lifestyle can affect your back in the long run.

In fact, I think at some point we’ve all experienced this type of discomfort – some worse than others. Thankfully, all it takes to improve your condition is to adopt a few small habits daily which can make a big difference.

Curious enough? Here are ten of the most popular changes you can make to prevent or treat your back pain!

 

Get more calcium and vitamin D

Strong, healthy bones are the best recipe to prevent long-term illnesses such as osteoporosis. This disease is among the most common causes of back pain among the elderly population, especially for women.

One of the best ways you can improve your bone structure is by consuming a diet rich in calcium in vitamin D. Luckily, these nutrients are found in some of the most common foods on earth! Calcium, for instance, can be found in:

  • Milk
  • Yogurt
  • Leafy greens (spinach of kale)

Meanwhile, the best sources of vitamin D are:

  • Fatty fish (salmon)
  • Egg yolks
  • Cheese
  • Beef liver

Wellness Captain ATTENTION! Nowadays, many marketers are promoting supplements as a way of improving your daily nutrient intake. Specialists recommend to try improving your diet before opting for supplements – and if you do believe you need such treatments, make sure to talk to your doctor first.

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