Sore and painful muscles is something almost all of us have experienced. Most people who go to the gym and those whose jobs require muscle-straining activities like heavy lifting know how this feels.

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According to NDTV, “Muscle soreness is a delayed reaction of mild damage caused to the muscle fibers while performing a physical activity. The symptoms may usually appear within 24 to 72 hours after the activity. While it may not be a serious condition and the discomfort may ease out with time, it is often accompanied with pain and your muscles turn tender“.

While OTC (over-the-counter) pain killers are available, natural remedies are also a great option to treat sore and painful muscles. Using essential oils have wonderful effects because of their anti-inflammatory and and analgesic properties. Check out this article about 4 Essential Oils You Can Use to Treat Muscle Soreness and Pain to find out the best ones to use.

In order to speed up recovery, you can incorporate magnesium-rich foods in your diet and make sure you remain active so your muscles do its physical function regularly.

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