It has been found that stress blocks your body’s ability to achieve pain relief. In the U.K. version of the Huffington Post, it discussed several scientific findings that established a link between stress and physical pain. The article went on to say that scientists have discovered that psychological stress can lead to physical pain because it negatively impacts the body’s “ability to regulate the inflammatory response”.
So if stress is a potential trigger for pain, your efforts to manage stress can be a weapon against pain … be it in your back, neck, etc. And several things you can do to manage your stress is to take a walk around your neighborhood, organize your life, meditate, eat healthy, pamper yourself to a nice massage, go see or rent a comedy flick and laugh up a storm, and be real to yourself … that is, don’t try to “fake it to you make it”.
Another thing you can do, which won’t cost you an arm and a leg is investing in an aromatherapy diffuser …
Such devices are small and generally portable, and are used to gently spray essential oils throughout a room or area, allowing the soothing and therapeutic scent to mix with environment. Why aromatherapy? Well in addition to its stress relieving benefits, it can
- Help you sleep better
- Promote cold and flu prevention
- Improve your respiratory health
- Create a more healthier environment
- Provide instant comfort and relaxation
The benefits of an aromatherapy diffuser has the potential to give you that much needed stress relief, which could then help you manage your physical pain. If you’re feeling stressed-out and experiencing physical pain as well, why not kill two birds with one stone? Get an aromatherapy diffuser today and fortify your pain relief efforts.