- Benefit of a paired for gout
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- How to improve the efficiency of procedures in the steam room?
Treatment of gout should be systemic in nature and include various procedures and methods. Gout is a kind of arthritis. The disease is chronic. Most often, gout suffer people who lead an incorrect lifestyle, do not limit themselves in food and move little. As a result, joints form salt deposits due to the fact that uric acid is not excreted from the body. Salts of uric acid affect the joint and cause its pronounced soreness. Most often affects the gout of the joint of the big toe.
Because of what habits and what lifestyle can include a person at risk, gout is called a disease of kings. To treat the disease is also necessary in a royal way - with the same responsible approach.
In addition to traditional treatment, a paired one will come to the aid of a sick gout, which can be visited during the period of remission. But if there is an acute inflammatory process, the affected joint is red and swollen, the bath with gout can only do harm, so it is better to postpone the sweat to the steam room.
Benefit of a steam room for gout
For many joint diseases, doctors recommend visiting a sauna or a bath. Specifically for gout, the effectiveness of such procedures is explained by the following effects on the body:
- salts and uric acid are excreted from the body more actively, the patient activates metabolic processes;
- excreted slag and toxins out of the body, which contributes to overall well-being;
- warm-ups facilitate easier joint articulation.
Visiting a sauna or a bath with a sick gout undoubtedly helps to cope with the disease, if some basic recommendations and safety rules are followed.
Only a qualified technician can determine the safety of any procedures for the patient.
Warming the patient joint will promote the cleavage of uric acid salts and their excretion from the body. Salts leave the body through the pores that are opened as a result of visiting the steam room.
So, you can not visit the steam room without first consulting a doctor
You can not sweat if the patient has other diseases in which such procedures are contraindicated. The expected outcome of treatment procedures can not justify the risk of side effects.
It is also strictly forbidden to sweat during the period of gout exacerbation, since high fever can only aggravate and intensify the manifestations of acute inflammation.
How to improve the efficiency of procedures in the steam room?
To visit the sauna was the most effective, it is worth using additional funds during bath procedures. Herbs of medicinal herbs will be excellent assistants in the treatment of gout. Some of them should be used for the tubs for the patient joint, others will be an excellent substitute for tea in between the steaming of the sick joint. For baths or compresses are excellent:
- leaves of nettle;
- fruit of the juniper;
- willow bark;
- flowers of black elder, peony, blue cornflower, marigold.
Drinking in a bath is best with decoctions that have a diuretic effect. The best replacement for tea will be a decoction of rose hips.
It will be useful to carry out contrast procedures. This will accelerate the cleavage of salt deposits. To do this, you must first remove the diseased joint, and then lower it into cold water. For steaming it is better to use a healing broth, but a cold liquid is better to be clean.
When a profuse sweating begins in the steam room, you can go to the procedures with brooms. It is best to walk a broom all over the body of the patient, and not just those joints that have already struck gout. This will serve as an excellent prevention of the damage to healthy joints by any disease.
For the most pronounced effect it is better to use brooms from eucalyptus or birch. The leaves of these trees contain curative substances that will have an additional therapeutic effect
In a bath any ointments and creams for the treatment of gout will be much more effective. Thanks to the steaming and opening of the pores, the ointments penetrate deeper into the skin, they reach the muscular and articular tissues faster, they are more active. An excellent tool for use in the bath is a home-made ointment based on alcohol and butter. Prepare it simply. First, you must melt the oil in a water bath, and then add alcohol to it in equal proportions, after removing the foam from the oil. The product is ignited to burn alcohol. A ready-made ointment can be used daily at home, as well as rubbed into the aching joints in the steam room.
After visiting the sauna or bath, it is good to use lilac flowers tincture. For its preparation it is necessary to fill a capacity of 0.5 liters with lilac flowers and pour vodka. On the 21st day, the remedy is left to be infused. After straining the tincture can be rubbed into the diseased joints. If you use it after steaming in a bath, the effect of using the medication will be several times more noticeable.
Visiting the steam room for gout is an excellent prevention and component of complex treatment. It is necessary to treat these procedures with caution and take into account possible contraindications.