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Bulging Disc Natural Healing Now Possible!
A herniated disc is a serious problem, which should not be taken lightly.
You definitely have to do something about it. And on this page you will learn how to help your body cure your herniated or bulging disc itself.
A disc herniation is nothing but a wound, only on the inside of your body...
And our body is equipped with the power to repair and heal wounds...
We all know what to do to with wounds on the outside of our bodies....
...Clean, disinfect and protect the wound with a bandage or bandaid, and the last thing then is to give it rest so it can heal properly.
A herniated or protruding disc is a wound to an intervertebral disc. And in this case too, there are things that you can do yourself to speed up the healing. However you can also do things to make healing almost impossible. It's just that most people haven't got a clue what to do to cure this wound – the herniation – in a natural way.
The medical term for herniated disc is Hernia Nuclei Pulposi (HNP). Hernia means breakthrough, nuclei stems from nucleus which means core, pulposi means pulp-like. So a herniated disc is a rupture of the core of soft tissue that makes up your intervertebral discs. In other words, if you have a herniated disc, you have a protruding disc. And that is a wound!..
If you hit your thumb with a hammer (accidentally of course) and blood is gushing out, you also have a wound... which cannot heal if you keep hammering it.
And it's the same with a herniated disc, EVERY herniation has a cause. A herniated disc doesn't just happen by itself. Your body can only repair the herniation completely and permanently if you first get rid of the cause. So let's look at the real cause of your herniated disc...
Causes For Herniated Discs
Sometimes a herniated disc develops through a sudden cause. You'll notice immediately that something is wrong in your back. For instance while sneezing, coughing, turning, heavy lifting, a shock or a fall. A sharp, usually very local pain that may radiate to the legs. Sometimes it comes with a severe reaction of cramp in your back. If there is a clear discernible moment on which the herniated disc problems becomes manifest, we call this an...
Acute Herniated Disc Pain
In this case we think that the herniation arose acutely, but nothing could be further from the truth...
What I mean is, it must be possible to simply sneeze without your disc rupturing or breaking open?...
That something as ordinary as sneezing, lifting or turning would cause your disc to protrude, is not normal and is an indication that something was already wrong with this disc.
Chronic Herniated Disc Troubles
Here we get to the second cause of a herniated disc, which is wear and tear and/or chronic maltreatment of your back.
In these cases, the herniation becomes manifest rather gradually – you experience more and more complaints more and more often – and it seems to have a different cause, but that is misleading.
Therefore we need to distinguish between the way that symptoms of herniated discs become manifest, and the actual disc herniation itself which caused the symptoms in the first place.
The Real Cause Of Herniated Discs
A herniated disc is the result of neglecting the health of your intervertebral discs, and if you do that long enough, one person develops complaints upon a sudden occasion (coughing, sneezing, turning, lifting etc.), while another person will notice a gradual increase of his complaints. But in both cases the problems can only arise if the intervertebral disc has been weakened.
Obviously I am not talking about for instance a severe car accident, where forces can occur that are so extreme that otherwise healthy discs can instantly get damaged.
So it is of utmost importance that you understand how a disc can get weaker and what you can do to stop and reverse this process. Something that can weaken, can also strengthen again. And something that is injured, can often completely heal again.
So let's look at where in your body most herniated discs occur and what symptoms they are associated with, then we will look at what you can do to help your body cure your herniation itself.
Symptoms Of Herniated Discs
In practice, a spinal disc herniation only seldom leads to problems in the lower back itself, but usually to complaints in another part of your body. Radiating pain, loss of function, your back cramps up, your posture changes, you change your way of standing, walking and moving, a numb feeling in one of your legs, or a tingling sensation in your foot, all of these can be connected with a bulging or herniated disc.
Most herniated discs occur in the lower part of your back, the so called lumbar section. Nerves that run to your lower body, legs and feet, come from the lumbar vertebrae.
That is why a protruding disc, pressing against a nerve in this section, can cause pain and complaints in the entire area that is controlled by this nerve. This explains why a herniated disc can cause a tingling sensation in your foot.
Why So Many Herniated Discs In The Lumbar Part Of The Back?
A lot of things we do with our body result in pressure on the lower part of the back. Of course your back is designed to cope with all this pressure, provided you deal with it the proper way...
...and that's where it often goes wrong...
Which brings us to the heart of the matter. If you strain your body, you should do this with the right posture so that all forces and pressure are evenly divided over the entire intervertebral disc. If you divide the pressure evenly, the disc can handle a lot more...
But if you do not divide the pressure on your back equally, and let it all focus on one spot, then this spot will eventually collapse.
If you sit at your desk or lift something with the wrong posture, this causes unequal pressure on your intervertebral discs. And if you do this too long or too often, you can wait for an accident to happen.
So if you sit or work for a long period of time with the wrong posture, you are slowly but surely ruining your intervertebral discs...
...and if you keep doing that, you make a rapid recovery from your herniated disc troubles impossible...
...and you increase the chance of your herniated discs coming back...
But it is not only posture related, your diet and the amount of movement in your life also play a role...
There is much more to say about what you should do or quit doing, but we rather look at it from the other side...
How To Stimulate Natural Healing Of A Herniated Disc
Make sure that your posture improves with everything that you are doing, then you are working on the posture related causes of your hernia. You quit hitting your thumb as it were... and give your body the opportunity to heal the hernia itself.
Make sure there is enough circulation around the wound in your disc, so that your body can transport nutrients to the damaged parts of your back, and remove waste. This eases and speeds up the healing process of your hernia.
Now if you could also take away the pressure from your discs. And if you could just make it so that the protruded discs would be pulled back into the right position, so to speak...
Then you would make it a lot easier for your body to heal your intervertebral discs. Then you would help your body to cure your discs.
Beatingbackpain.com has developed a special program of exercises with which you will improve and activate circulation around and to your discs. We also developed a program to improve your posture without exercises. And last but not least, Beatingbackpain has developed a decompression program with which you yourself can remove the pressure from your intervertebral discs.
Three Things You Can Do To Have Your Own Body Cure Your Damaged Discs
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- Guard Your Posture Checklist. Take away, in a simple manner, the posture related causes of herniated discs (without physical exercises).
- Dutch Decompression Routine. Remove the pressure from your discs and give them room to recover with help of this unique self help program, available only on this site!
The Beatingbackpain program consists of a series of 3 e-books that can be on your computer within minutes. This program is already being used in more than 93 countries worldwide.
Like a wound will heal more quickly with proper attention and care, herniated discs also need the right attention and treatment. With this simple program you work on your recovery and on taking away the cause of the herniated discs at the same time. Once you succeed, you can be more confident that your herniated disc will not come back.
Your back is made to last you a life time without problems. If you take good care of your back, your back will take good care of you!
Good luck with the natural healing of your herniated disc!