Whoa Nellie... Guess what? There are foods you shouldn't eat if you desire to keep your pain levels down. Now don't shoot the messenger, cause that's all I am.
Five Cís: cookies, cakes, chocolate, cocktails and candy.
Other foods to avoid are internal organ meats such as Liver, sausage, and hot dogs. These foods will not only increase the pain level but also will interact with the internal limbic system causing unrealistic psychosis interruptions.
Dr. Hooshang Hooshmand from Florida devised this method of behavior modification more than 10 years ago. This diet is not aimed at losing or gaining weight. It excludes foods that are harmful to your health and aggravate chronic pain.
He also emphasizes the intake of foods that help the inhibitory nerve cells that suppress the pain input.
Four Fís: Fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, fish, and fowl.
By doing so, the patientís weight normalizes itself automatically: overweight or underweight extremes normalize close to the patientís ideal weight. Pain becomes more tolerable without inhibiting normal limbic functions.