When you suffer from carpal tunnel pain, or pain in any of the hand and wrist joints, there's a possibility that you have a deficiency in minerals or vitamins that support your joints and muscles.
Today we have a guest post by Victoria Cunningham just to give you a change of pace from what I usually write about carpal tunnel pain relief.
Here's Victoria's article:
Best Supplements For Wrist And Hand Joint Health
Out of the many bodily functions we must watch over as modern, health-conscious consumers, wrist and joint support is one area that often gets lost in the shuffle. This is an unfortunate reality, since a deficiency in the chemicals that facilitate the smooth movements of joints can lead to some very common complaints, including carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis.
If you are trying to beat either of these complaints off at the pass or counteract them, these are some nutrients you should surely stock up on—and where to get them.
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Regardless of your current health condition, B6 is one vitamin you should ensure your suggested intake of. First of all, B6 is one of the body’s key resources for growing healthy nerve tissue, and at the same time, it reduces overall bodily inflammation. Furthermore, B6 is an essential precursor of the chemical GABA, or gamma-aminobutyric acid, which—much like endorphins—is a natural way of regulating the way the stimuli we experience are translated into feeling pain.
In other words, boosting GABA levels will make carpal tunnel or arthritis a lot more manageable. Note that B6 is one of the vitamins than can be harmful if you take too much of them, so be sure to never ingest more than 200 mg per day, no matter what your current pain levels may be.
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is a chemical through which the body can