Best vitamins and minerals to help heel pain

Learn about the Best Vitamins and minerals to help heel pain to solve your plantar fasciitis injury.  We recommended to patients who are long time sufferers or when physio and orthotic insoles are not curing the heel pain.  I believe in addition to heel relief pads that patients increase these 3 vitamins into their body through natural sources of food and vitamin supplements.

Self help and natural solutions for plantar fasciitis in my opinion is the best way cure.

The best 3 vitamins and minerals to help heel pain are:

1#  Magnesium
2# Vitamin  B5
3# Proteolytic Enzymes

How to increase these vitamins and minerals naturally into your immune system

Magnesium

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This essential mineral helps bone formation by utilising calcium. Half of the bodies magnesium is stored in our bones.

 

Epsom Salts are a magnesium sulphate and have incredible  beneficial    properties that relieve pain and inflammation.

Used by athletes after training to relax and relief aching muscles and foot pain.  Take a bowl of warm water and add 2-3 table spoons of epsom salts and soak your feet for 10 minutes.  you can also use Magnesium Oil similar to salts which are more flakes which you can rub directly onto your skin or soak your feet in a bowl.

Eating magnesium rich foods like leafy greens including spinach , swiss chard, pumpkin   seeds, lentils, white beans.black eyed peas, brown rice,avocado,figs, and bananas.

Or take a daily magnesium supplement.

Signs your magnesium levels could be are low include:

Low energy
Weak bones
Muscle tension, cramps, spasms
Headaches
Fatigue
Low energy
Anxiety

Additional magnesium deficiency may include constipation, vertigo,stiff and achy muscles.

You magnesium levels may be low due to these factors:
Stress
Diet (Coffee, Sugar, Alcohol)
Medications

You need magnesium in your body because it is responsible for multiple body processes and its the 4th most abundant mineral that our body needs to operate over 300 essential bodily functions. It is well know to prevent constipation but magnesium is essential for our hearts,muscles, kidneys as well as balancing out additional nutrients including calcium and potassium.  Ensuring our magnesium levels are correct will prevent diabetes , osteoporosis and keep our blood pressure level.

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid)
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Vitamin B5  prevents nerve damage and reduces muscle impairment pain and stress.  A low B5 count can mean muscle and nerve disfunction. Taking vitamin B5 will accelerate the bodies healing process.

You can naturally increase your B5 intake by eating foods such as avocados, beef liver, duck, broccoli, sunflower seeds, eggs , salmon and lentils.

You would struggle to get the boost from eating all these foods so try taking a B Vitamin complex supplement.

Signs of Vitamin B5 Deficiency may include:

Fatigue
Depression
Burning feet
Muscle cramps
Anxiety
Vomiting

People who may have higher Risk factors of a B5 Deficiency may include women who are on the oral birth control pills.  people with severe malnutrition , Alcoholics.

Benefits of Vitamin B5
  • Improves cardiovascular health
  • Lowers Cholesterol
  • Maintains a healthy nerve function
  • Metabolises our food into energy
  • Helps our mental health
  • Reduces our stress
  • Assists healing
  • Helps rheumatoid arthritis
  • Boosts our immune system
  • Improves our skin including preventing or curing acne

 

 

Proteolytic Enzymes

These enzymes support our immune system and acts as a anti- inflammation agent and helps reduces inflamed sports injuries and traumas to the body.  They are used to treat auto immune diseases such as lupus , rheumatoid arthritis and by increases your proteolytic enzymes intake you can see how it assists the healing of the fascia tissue and your general muscle and joint pain heel.

The best form of proteolytic enzymes  for heeling your plantar fasciitis and heel pain is Bromelain this is found in the stem of Pineapples! Unknown-4
but there is an easier way then coring out the stem of a pineapple.
Bromelain supplements are available 1000gdu is recommended to produce enough anti-inflammatory enzymes to reduce heel pain and swelling.
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