Kratom is a plant native to Southeast Asia that has been used as an herbal drug for centuries. It is made from the leaves of the Mitragyna specious tree, which grows in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea.
It can be taken in several ways: brewed as tea; chewed raw, or dried and swallowed in capsules or extract fluid. A dose typically ranges from 2 to 6 grams.
In some cases, it’s also been smoked but that’s not common. In small doses, it functions much like conventional pain medication but at higher doses, it can produce opioid-like effects such as sedation and euphoria followed by—sometimes—respiratory depression.
Kratom can be used to relieve many types of body pains like muscle pain, chest pain, abdominal pain, back pain, and much more.
In this article we are covering that how can Kratom helps to relieve back pain.
Kratom contains two major alkaloids that help in relieving and are called 7 hydroxymitragynine and Mitragynine. you must learn about back pain before you use kratom to deal with it.
What causes back pain?
Pain from back problems can be a result of many factors but it typically begins with some type of injury or strain. Muscle spasms and strains are common causes for back pain as well as accidents or fall that result in sprains, fractures, or herniated disks. Another cause for back pain in conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, scoliosis, herniated discs, and spinal stenosis among others.”
The symptoms of back pain include a decrease in your motion, inability to stand straight, feeling intense pain from the leg to the foot, and dull aching feelings at the lower part of the back.
How Kratom helps in relieving back pain?
Kratom is a plant that can be used as an opioid replacement. Kratom is grown in many Asian countries such as Thailand and Malaysia. It is used mainly to enhance work productivity or to help with chronic pain relief. By using Kratom it may increase energy, decrease pain, and relax the muscle of your body.
Which Kratom strain is best for back pain?
The strains that are considered being the best to relieve back pain are Maeng Da, Red Bali, and Red Borneo.
Maeng Da is considering to be the best for relieving different types of pains and also it helps in mood enhancers. For back pain relief, use the white Maeng Da which is also effective for relieving the symptoms of cancer, fatigue, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Red Bali Kratom has been known for its effect on pain, anxiety, and depression. This has sedating effect so it is recommended to take it at night. This strain is cheaper since the plants produce higher yields.
Red Borneo this type of strain contains a high level of 7-hydroxymitragynine and Mytragynine due to which helps to reduce back pain faster even if taken in a small amount. This strain also helps in treating inflammation, joints, muscle pain, and chronic pain.
The one thing that you should always keep in mind while using Kratom strains is to use it with responsibility. Never overdose on it and always consult a doctor if your condition is serious.
When to consult a doctor?
The symptoms of the back pain may go away after a few days or a week but if they are more chronic then maybe intakes 3 months. If your condition is serious and the pain is taking more than two weeks then you should immediately consult a doctor.
Besides using Kratom you can follow the back pain-relieving relieving exercises exercise and the medication that your doctor prescribed you. Kratom is also good to use for back pain but does not overdose on it.
If you face the following symptoms:
· Abdominal pain
· weight loss
· extreme pain at night
· loose bowel movement
You should take medication to relieve back pain or try some massage. You can apply the cold compress to reduce the pain and reduce inflammation or you can use a warm compress after the inflammation is reduced but you are still feeling the pain.
One of the main things that can help in reducing pain is the posture of sitting or standing. You can consult a therapist to prescribe you the exercises best exercises to keep your back muscles strengthen.