Polymyalgia Treatment Part 2 – Natural Options
This is the 2nd part of a 2 part article on polymyalgia treatment.
Lastly for polymyalgia treatment I will discuss the age-old saying of “laughter is the best medicine.” Smiling and laughter can be an absolute saviour when your in a highly stressful state. It can help to calm and relieve mental tension, distract a very busy mind, provide you with a different perspective on life and hep restore calm to the body. When we are laughing there are a lot of beneficial events happening in the body on the physical level. Hundreds of health benefiting hormones and chemicals are released and travel their way all around the mind and body. The benefits of laughter really does cross the boundaries into the physical and psychological realms. Put aside some laugh time everyday in your daily schedule, this could be through a daily television show you watch. Find a comedy television series you enjoy or a recommendation of funny movies and rent the DVDs from a store and watch them daily. You will be surprised what a difference some regular laughter and smiling can make to your health.
Although it may sound strange singing can be a good way to release any pent up emotional tension. It can be a good activity of choice for the polymyalgia sufferer due to their physical limitations. And you don’t need to sing in tune to reap the benefits – so no excuses! Singing can help the body relax as it increases circulation and can trigger the release of endorphins. If singing straight away is a little confronting, you can start by humming a tune and progress to singing. It can be any type of music you like.
This two part article on polymyalgia treatment outlines four simple tips that should not be that difficult to work into your daily schedule. This can serve as the starting point as you work through healing your body of polymyalgia, where you begin to focus on addressing the mental aspects of the disease process and start to calm and quiet your mind and re-establish a sense of clarity and inner peace. A calmer, happier and stiller mind can only be of benefit to the physical body.