[–] AndrewBlazeIt 8 points 11 points (+19|-8) ago 

How bout instead of taking something to make your body hurt a little less, you figure out why your body hurts and fix that damn problem?

[–] Elemental_Lightning 1 points 13 points (+14|-1) ago 

Because I would be out of a job if I did. Cause of my pain, my job duties

[–] ardvarcus 5 points 0 points (+5|-5) ago 

Time to get a new job.

[–] Le_Squish 1 points 12 points (+13|-1) ago 

Asking doctors to get to the source of a problem instead of medicating symptoms...fucking madness!

[–] ZYX321 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago  (edited ago)

"Stop eating so much and get some god damn exercise, jesus christ!"

Do that long enough, realize no one will do it, you will quickly revert to medication as a default.

[–] tlamatini 3 points -2 points (+1|-3) ago 

you're dumb

[–] adhdferret 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

You know what this is a great idea, but not possible with some things.

Let me give you an example.

A while ago I pinched the nerve in my back that is leading to a great deal of pain. Now I have three options.

Pain management which is dealing with it till I can't and taking muscle relaxers.

Surgery which doesn't help in most cases and leads to more pain down the road. Usually they are forced to fuse more spinal columns over the years.

Or last option is opium based pain killers.

No I use pain management, and I do that because I prefer to know when I have over exerted myself. It gives me limits. I over do it often because I am stubborn by habit.

Likely I will deal with this the rest of my life, and I know that this type of injury leads to opium addiction which is why I refuse pain killers. The muscle relaxers are non habit forming as I rarely need them.

I take them when I can't and I mean physically can't deal with the pain.

[–] dellcos 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Cbd oil. My dad has a legendary bad back that would lay him on the floor for several weeks out of the year. He started using daily oil on it, 2-3 times a day and its better than its been in 30 years. Worth a try.

[–] LetsBeNakedOutside 1 points 1 points (+2|-1) ago  (edited ago)

Hey man, this hits close to home.

Start taking CBD oil.

Try icing after overdoing it. The ice will relieve some of the extra inflammation around it and can help.

Try acupuncture. If you go to a community style place you won't need to undress, and it's cheaper. When you are there ask for food suggestions.

Dry heat is different than moist heat and wet heat. So a steam room vs dry sauna vs hot compress can all effect each person differently.

DM me if you want reasons or more options!

[–] iloveTTYs 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Sorry to hear that have a back injury. I hope that you can do without surgery, but if you can't; ask for a surgeon that can use the total disc replacement. Less unnatural movement and less future fusions.

[–] TheAntiZealot 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Chiropractic, Teeters Upside-down machine, yoga, pull ups, handstands.


[–] InterDigitated 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

but that sounds like effort 'n sheeit

[–] x0byte 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

Don't listen to them goys! Keep taking that Advil!

[–] RabbiAdolf 3 points 7 points (+10|-3) ago  (edited ago)

Fasting can heal the body.

[–] BullyDaPee 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

I did a 3 day fast a few years ago with great results. It really made me observe the impulse that was at the bottom of food cravings.

Food adverts began to look like porn, and began to look disgustingly overindulgent.

I’ll probably take a couple day fast this year but I’d recommend it to someone mature and responsible.

[–] rhy 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

DING DING DING! Fasting can solve so many health problems it's insane. Unless you occasionally fast, your liver never has a chance to fully remove all the toxins it has to deal with. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Fasting also helps regulate mood, sleep, literally dozens of human health areas.

[–] Goatonamountain 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

serious. thanks for the 411

[–] ten_comments_is_dumb 5 points 1 points (+6|-5) ago  (edited ago)

Fasting can also starve your body of necessary nutrients, and trick your body into storing fat every chance it gets, because it never knows when it's going to be starved out by its fadster occupant.

[–] AnarchoCapsLock 1 points 5 points (+6|-1) ago 

starvation mode


[–] Scald85 1 points 0 points (+1|-1) ago 

Fasting actually increases metabolism from 24-72 hours in, telling you to pick up the pace and get fed. It takes 3 days before your body figures out that there are no more buffalo around, so to speak, and starts going into starvation mode.

Just use caffeine and vitamins, or small portions of extremely nutrient rich foods like beef liver, to pull off a 3 day fast every once in a while and you'll never get fat.

[–] ten_comments_is_dumb 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

Wholly fucking shit! And this is actually a well-done and well-documented study.

[–] ardvarcus 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

Advil fucks with your balls. Stop using it.

[–] CheeseboogersGhost 2 points 6 points (+8|-2) ago 

Turmeric daily instead of Ibuprofen.

[–] TrumpBTFO 2 points 4 points (+6|-2) ago  (edited ago)

Turmeric can be a significant source of heavy metals. No reason to take any supplement daily unless you're especially old or unhealthy.

[–] CheeseboogersGhost 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

For people who are having inflammation problems. Its far safer than NSAIDS.

[–] prairie 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Fix the problems in your life so you don't have headaches in the first place.

[–] weezkitty 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Interesting. And Acetaminophen kills your liver. So what should one do?

[–] LetsBeNakedOutside 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Try an integrated health approach to pain management instead of suckling on big pharmas teet. Give me an example of pain and I can help you spitball some ideas.

[–] Goatonamountain 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

my heart ;)

[–] Cat-hax 1 points 2 points (+3|-1) ago 

Lay on the floor in agonizing pain? Fuck that.

[–] rhy 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Don't criticize my lifestyle choices.

[–] AndrewBlazeIt 1 points -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

Kek. If it's cured by ibuprofen or acetaminophen, it's not AGONIZING PAIN.

[–] rhy 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Painkillers are for fags. Just as I suspected.

[–] peacegnome 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

They eat the poo poo

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