If you’re suffering from aches and pains all over your body, it can be a sign of viral infection, particularly during cold and flu season. Your skin is tender, you’ve got aching joints and you’ve got pain in your sides. Here are the facts on body pain, what you can do to avoid it and how you can relieve it if you’re suffering.

What are body pains?

Body pain is the informal, generic collective name for when you are feeling achy all over. It can be a symptom of influenza, or it can be muscle-related. It can also make you feel tired, depressed and stressed. You can feel body pain in your muscles, joints and skin.

How can you relieve body pains?

Body pain can be relieved through a mixture of anti-inflammatory oral or topical medication, or physical therapy relief.

Oral medication

Take an oral medication that has an anti-inflammatory ingredient like ibuprofen to help reduce any swelling that might be contributing to your body pain.

Physical therapy relief

  • Acupuncture
  • Alexander Technique
  • Reflexology

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If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

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