Chondroxide gel - will help to improve joint function and relieve pain

August 19, 2012

 hondroksid gel
 Feature hondroksid formulation in gel form is that the gel is quickly absorbed by the skin, enters the deeply lying tissues and into the blood and accumulated in the synovial fluid. Gel hondroksid refers to drugs without prescription, but it is better before applying it still consult a doctor.

 Chondroxide gel - will help to improve joint function and relieve pain

How does the gel hondroksid

The cause of degenerative diseases of joints and spine is poor circulation, resulting in joint cartilage and intervertebral disc tissue receives less nutrients and, most importantly, oxygen. This leads to metabolic disorders Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
   in these tissues, they decrease in volume, loss of elasticity and strength. Cartilage and intervertebral disks - a shock that protect the bone from injury. If they lose their cushioning properties, the bones begin to be injured and response to injury is the growth of tissue in the form of pins, which are a major cause of osteoarthritis and degenerative disc disease. Furthermore, reduced amount of synovial fluid, which is a lubricant in the joint, without traumatizing the joint increases.

Chondroxide - a drug that has a positive effect on metabolism Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting  Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
   cartilage in the joints. This is because that the main active ingredient is Chondroxide chondroitin, which is produced in the cartilage and serves as its basis.

Gel produces hondroksid Nizhpharm Russian pharmaceutical company, which now became part of the international concern STADA. One gram of the gel contained 50 mg of chondroitin sulfate and auxiliaries, which also affect the joints, helps quickly absorbed the main active ingredient to form a dosage form of the drug in gel form. The basic excipient is dimethyl sulfoxide, which has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action of light. Dimethyl sulfoxide also has some effects on the blood, increasing its fibrinolytic activity, ie the ability to dissolve blood clots. It is this substance improves the penetration of chondroitin sulfate deep into the tissue and helps slow the progression of osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis - take care of the joints healthy longer  Osteoarthritis - take care of the joints healthy longer
   and osteoarthritis.

Hondroksid gel is quickly absorbed and selectively enters into a joint half an hour after application to the skin. Because the body, he appears in two phases: rapid elimination phase ends after an hour, and slower - in five hours.

 Chondroxide gel - will help to improve joint function and relieve pain

Which diseases prescribed

Chondroxide used for osteoarthritis, it penetrates deep into the tissue, accumulates in synovial fluid, where the main active ingredient of the drug - chondroitin enters the cells of cartilage and improve metabolism. Cartilage tissue gradually "come alive" and partially restores its elasticity.

Applying gel Chondroxide effectively combine with the reception Chondroxide in the form of tablets, how to combine these drugs, the doctor decides, as it depends on the overall condition of the body and the condition of the joints.

Hondroksid gel can also be used in inflammatory diseases of the joints, since it reduces inflammation and pain. Furthermore, the use hondroksid allows to reduce the dosage of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that are permanently applied in such diseases and have a lot of side effects.

Effective gel hondroksid and osteochondrosis - quickly penetrates the soft tissue in the spine, in the intervertebral discs and improve their condition. Furthermore, it relieves the pain caused by infringement extending from the spine nerves.

Hondroksid gel can be used not only to treat diseases of the joints and spine, but also for the prevention of exacerbations.

 Chondroxide gel - will help to improve joint function and relieve pain

How to apply

Hondroksid gel applied to the skin in the affected joint and help it to penetrate by gentle pat for two to three minutes until the gel is completely absorbed. The procedure is performed two - three times a day.

Gel can be used for a long time, from two to three weeks to three months, after which you need to take a break. If necessary, a second course, you can spend some time. Normally conducted after a long course of treatment improves the condition of the joints, and treatment is needed for several months.

 Chondroxide gel - will help to improve joint function and relieve pain

Contraindications and side effects

The absolute contraindication to the use of the gel is the only hondroksid hypersensitivity to the drug and violation of the integrity of the skin. Do not apply the gel on the mucous membranes.

Precautions in case of emergency gel is used during pregnancy, infant feeding Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice
   breast and childhood.

Side effects of this drug only known allergic reactions which require its immediate cancellation.

Galina Romanenko

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The emotional aspects of pain: a moral discomfort

July 9, 2012

 the emotional aspects of pain
 You can eat right, exercise regularly and follow all the instructions of doctors - but regardless of all this, at some point, back pain may begin to cause you problems. For most people the pain - is episodic trouble that can happen last couple of days and go. For others, the pain is constant.

When the pain becomes chronic, it is not only about the physical sensations. It affects and emotions Emotions and culture: how to decipher the emotional code  Emotions and culture: how to decipher the emotional code
 . Chronic pain can become a black hole that pulls all the life. And only if the pain becomes less, life makes sense. On how well you cope with the pain, and you will find the appropriate treatment for physical and emotional aspects of pain depends on whether you will control the pain - or it will control you.

 The emotional aspects of pain: a moral discomfort

The relationship between pain and emotion

Lower back pain can be more than just a physical problem. It can have a big impact on your mood and on all other aspects of life. Chronic pain can affect all aspects of daily life, experts say. It can affect the memory, appetite, sleep, Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams

People suffering from constant pain may worry about how they can continue to work or just do everyday chores. Such thoughts increase stress, and the person becomes irritable, gloomy, restless.

Pain - is not just discomfort that sends the nervous system. It also affects the perceptions, feelings and thoughts. The more you think about the pain, the stronger it is.

Some people suffering from pain, tend to think of her constantly and exaggerate its impact on their lives, to dramatize the situation. Suppose the doctor diagnose degenerative disc disease. If you are prone to dramatization, in your imagination there are the darkest scenario. Can you imagine that the disease is so severe that you have to give up work. You imagine yourself in a wheelchair.

The physical and emotional consequences of chronic pain result in approximately one-third of people who suffer from it, to clinical depression Depression - a little more than a bad mood  Depression - a little more than a bad mood
 . About 75% of people treated for depression reported physical symptoms, including pain. If the pain leads to emotional stress, the opposite is true. The harder you fight stress How to beat stress? Create an oasis  How to beat stress? Create an oasis
 , The greater the likelihood of pain symptoms.

Stress and pain can be woven into a vicious circle. You have pain and feel anxiety and stress. Stress causes muscle spasms, which in turn increases the pain.

It may be another vicious cycle - based on fear and avoidance. People avoid those activities, which they believe can increase the pain. Avoiding physical activity reduces the body to such an extent that when a person has to do something, he does not have the strength.

 The emotional aspects of pain: a moral discomfort

The fight against the physical and emotional pain

Medication or surgery can help to fix the physical cause of the pain, but if you're experiencing depression, the problem will remain. You need a global approach to address the problem, experts advise, that is, at the same time to deal with the pain, and its emotional consequences.

For people who have mild to moderate pain, treatment may be sufficient exercise program under the supervision of a specialist. The purpose of this program - to strengthen the muscles of the back and support them and to learn how to move, to everyday actions do not cause harm to the waist. Experience shows that people are starting to engage on such a program, less likely to suffer from anxiety and depression, cease to avoid loads.

If the pain is more severe, it may help to visit more than one doctor and several specialists, such as a permanent physician, orthopedic specialist, chronic pain, a physiotherapist and a psychologist. These doctors usually have experience of working with patients with chronic pain.

Be sure to be an active participant in your treatment. Keep a diary to understand what is causing the pain. Discuss with your doctor the possible treatment options. Psychotherapy can help you cope with the pain and the obstacles and depression that it causes.

Relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, and others - can teach you how to relax the muscles, getting rid of stress, which leads to lower back pain. The doctor may also prescribe medications to help kill the pain, sleep better, or get rid of depression.

Be sure to discuss with your doctor appropriate for your level of physical activity. It is not necessary to throw everything and lie on the bed all day, but throw in sports, not paying attention to their limitations, too, do not. The exercises are very useful for getting rid of the pain and stress. But when choosing the exercises should definitely take into account the health condition and the specific cause of the pain. Therefore, exercise regimen should be discussed with a specialist.

It is important to maintain the activity of not only the body but also the brain. Distracted very helpful, it does not focus only on their suffering. Occupy yourself - communicate with friends, watch movies, read, walk - all this distracts from the pain.

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