5 Simple Steps to Calm Your Pain
Over the years Dr. Higgins has had many patients ask for more natural ways to calm their pain. He developed Calm My Pain as a way to educate patients on ways to naturally calm their pain. He has seen the devastating effects of using narcotics to control pain or benzodiazepines (ex: Xanax or Valium) for anxiety or insomnia.
www.CalmMyPain.com offers high quality supplements created or hand picked by Dr. Higgins.
Step 1: Rest Your Mind, Rest Your Muscles
Step 4: Stretch and Strengthen Your Muscles
Step 2: Calm Your Inflammation
Step 5: Be Grateful
Step 3: Calm Your Pain Receptors
STEP 1: Rest Your Mind, Rest Your Muscles
According to a study published in the Journal of Pain and Relief, magnesium glycinate can be effectively taken to treat chronic pain. Magnesium is a natural muscle relaxer. It also calms anxiety and improves gut function. Melatonin has been proven to naturally help you fall asleep. Our Zonk (formerly Magnesium +) has 220mg of highly absorbable magnesium glycinate paired with 5mg of melatonin to help your muscles relax and get a good night’s rest*. Zonk is available a la carte, or as part of our Pain Paks.
STEP 2: Calm Your Inflammation
Turmeric is popularly used for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and can help with several health conditions.
While turmeric is commonly used as a spice in meals, it is also used as a supplement to help fight inflammation. Research also shows that taking turmeric and vitamin D to reduce pain from inflammation.
Calm My Pain Biotherapeutics offers a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory High Absorption Turmeric. Curcumin, the most bioavailable turmeric on the market, is used in our High Absorption Turmeric. It is produced using turmeric oleoresin, a more natural turmeric that doesn’t require Bioperine to boost absorption. Most turmeric products are low in cucuminoids, but ours contains 250 mg, giving you maximum benefit.
Vitamin D plays an essential role in immune health with a variety of health benefits.
Calm My Pain Biotherapeutics’ GMP-free, vegan Vitamin D3 supplements provide 5,000 IU per capsule to raise Vitamin D for those with a deficiency. Turmeric and Vitamin D have unique anti-inflammatory properties that are natural and safe to use without any adverse side effects.
STEP 3: Calm Your Pain Receptors
Hemp is a natural product in the same family as marijuana. The difference between hemp and marijuana is that maijuana has THC, which gives a feeling of euphoria and can be addictive. The active ingredient is in Hemp Oil is CBD (Cannabidiol), which does not give a person euphoria, but does bind to pain receptors and acts as a natural pain killer without fear of addiction. Using high potency, medical grade Hemp Oil will help to calm your pain receptors.
The Hemp Oil Dr. Higgins sells is available to physicians only. It comes in bottles with 1500 mg and 3000 mg of CBD. There is also a topical roll on for those who want to apply the CBD directly to the source of pain.
STEP 4: Stretch and Strengthen Your Muscles
Specific stretches are key to reducing pain. Aerobic exercise daily will oxygenate your muscles, decreasing your aches and pains. Stretching every day will make a big difference in your pain levels. A lacrosse ball is included in the Pain Pak to help you target specific areas of pain.
STEP 5: Be Grateful
Research has shown that daily gratitudes decrease pain levels and increase overall happiness. As you see the good around you, the serotonin in your brain increases. This increases your happiness. Record something good that happened to you daily in a journal or on social media today.
*Think of at least 3 things you are grateful for each day and record it in a book or on social media. Share your thoughts with your friends and loved ones.