Home Remedies for Treat and Prevent Ganglion Cysts


What is Ganglion Cyst?

Ganglion cyst is a smooth, small round shaped bag filled with a thick, sticky liquid that forms under the skin. It can be usually seen on joints such as on the wrist or ankles, soles of the feet, fingers and tendons. This bump can vary in size.

The fluid in Ganglion cyst is generally the ‘synovial fluid’ that lubricates our joints and tendons. Ganglion cyst is usually painless but sometimes it gets painful.


Pain and swelling

Tingling sensation


Muscle weakness

Firm or spongy bumps


The exact causes of ganglion cyst are still unknown but, any mechanical changes or irritation at the tendon or joints can make Ganglion cyst arise.

Ganglion cyst is most common in people between the ages of 15 and 40, mostly gymnasts and women who frequently apply stress to the muscles and joints are known to be susceptible to this problem.

It can rarely occur in children younger than 10 years. People suffering from joint or tendon injury or osteoarthritis are also likely to develop Ganglion cyst.

Though Ganglion cyst is not harmful, it is treatable and curable with simple surgical and natural home remedies there are some that require surgical removal to get rid off. Home-Remedies-for-Ganglion-Cysts-How-to-Treat-Prevent-Ganglion-Cysts+8
Note: If there is pain, doctor may suggest surgical removal or drain the cyst. But if there is not pain or any other discomfort, no treatment is necessary. In many cases, cysts goes away on their own.
Here are 12 most recommended tips and remedies to treat Ganglion cyst. Following home remedies can reduce pain; swelling and discomfort associated with cyst and also prevents them from reoccurring.Continue-Reading