Top Tips for Relieving Nerve Pain

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Top Tips for Relieving Nerve Pain

If you suffer from nerve or neuropathic pain, then you can certainly attest to how it can throw a wrench in your day-to-day routine. Finding relief can be stressful and even seem out of reach at times. However, finding relief doesn’t have to be complicated. Many remedies can be done at home and do not require equipment or a doctor’s office trip. So try these at-home remedies for nerve pain the next time it flares up.

Hot and Cold Compress

One of the best at-home remedies for neuropathic pain is switching between a hot and cold compress. Applying a hot compress will help improve blood circulation to the area and reduce stiffness. However, it is important to know that you should not use a hot compress for the first forty-eight hours following an injury.  Applying a cold compress will numb the area and help to relieve pain and reduce swelling. Alternating between hot and cold compresses on the affected area can decrease inflammation and loosen muscles, ultimately increasing the chance of finding pain relief.  

Epsom Salt

When added to a hot bath, Epsom salt is excellent for relieving nerve pain. Epsom salt is rich in magnesium which has a soothing effect on nerve pain. Our bodies do not naturally produce magnesium, but it is needed to help take away nerve pain, so sitting in a warm Epsom salt bath can ease the pain. Just pour two to three cups of Epsom salt into the bath. Once the tub is full and the salt has dissolved, soak for thirty minutes to help reduce your pain. 


Turmeric is a spice full of health benefits, including helping relieve nerve pain. Likewise, turmeric helps reduce pain due to its anti-inflammatory properties. To include turmeric in your daily diet, add 1-2 tablespoons to a warm glass of milk and drink it while it is still hot. To see results repeat daily for one week. 

Last but certainly not least, topical pain relief cream is another great, effective way to reduce nerve pain. Now there are many over-the-counter pain relief creams and ointments out there. They contain ingredients that act as a local anesthetic to numb the pain in the area it is applied. However, the best pain relief cream on the market is Dr. Paine’s Topical Nerve Pain Relief Cream. Dr. Paine’s nerve pain relief cream was formulated carefully to promote quick healing and reduce swelling by a medical doctor who has treated patients with chronic pain for over 30 years. It’s made up of natural ingredients with antimicrobial properties that effectively reduce swelling. In addition, its ultra-concentrated formula quickly gets absorbed and begins working immediately. Unlike other creams, Dr. Paine’s is made with a non-greasy formula and easily spreads in and absorbs into your skin. Simply apply wherever and whenever you feel nerve pain. Finding relief from nerve pain is a struggle for many. Dr. Paine’s Topical Nerve Pain Relief Cream is the best pain relief cream available commercially and has proven its effectiveness. Get yours now on make your nerve pain go away like magic.

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