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Dr. Gerais in FOX 10

Benefits Of Gua Sha And Essential Hydration Supplements For Summer

Summer can be a challenging time for maintaining your health and wellness. The heat can exacerbate pain and make staying hydrated a daily struggle. In a recent news segment on Fox10, Dr. Gerais shared valuable insights into using Gua Sha for pain relief and recommended top supplements to keep you hydrated during these scorching months.

Watch the Full News Segment Recap Below 

Gua Sha: Ancient Pain Relief for Modern Times

In the segment, Dr. Gerais introduced viewers to

  • How Gua Sha Works: Dr. Gerais explained that Gua Sha involves scraping the skin with a smooth tool to improve circulation and relieve muscle tension. This technique can be particularly effective for pain in areas like the neck, shoulders, and back.
  • Benefits of Gua Sha: The method helps reduce inflammation, enhance immune function, and promote faster recovery by stimulating blood flow and lymphatic drainage.

Hydration Hacks: Beating the Heat with Essential Supplements

Dr. Gerais also recommended two key supplements to help maintain optimal hydration:

 Jigsaw Electrolytes:

Dr. Gerais highlighted several reasons why it’s her go-to drink mix

  • Balanced Electrolyte Profile: It replenishes vital minerals lost through sweat, such as magnesium, potassium, and sodium, crucial for maintaining fluid balance and preventing dehydration.
  • Energy and Endurance: The addition of B vitamins supports energy production, helping you stay active and alert throughout the day.
  • Great Taste and Convenience: Available in multiple flavors, it’s easy to incorporate into your daily hydration regimen.
Trace Minerals:

Dr. Gerais pointed out that while electrolytes are crucial, trace minerals play an equally important role in overall health and hydration:

  • Vital Micronutrients: Trace minerals like zinc, copper, and manganese support various bodily functions, including metabolic processes and muscle function.
  • Enhanced Absorption: These minerals help your body utilize water more effectively, ensuring you stay hydrated even in extreme heat.
  • Versatile Use: Easy to add to any drink or meal, trace minerals can seamlessly become a part of your nutrition plan.

Stay Pain-Free and Hydrated This Summer

With Dr. Gerais’ insights, you now have the tools to combat summer’s challenges. Incorporating Gua Sha into your pain management routine and using the right supplements can make a significant difference in how you feel.