Tag: ibuprofen.

Arthritis and heart disease are tied together by NSAID pain relievers. Have you considered this effective and safe option for relief?

Arthritis and heart disease are tied together by NSAID pain relievers.  Have you considered this effective and safe option for relief? Pain relievers such as ibuprofen and naproxen may account for higher rates of heart disease and stroke in those with osteoarthritis.   If you have been taking these medications regularly, you may be at increased risk according to a recent study published in the journal of Arthritis & Rheumatology. This recent study, which used thousands of Canadian health databases confirmed previous studies that have also shown that these medications may cause heart problems.  This particular study shows that the risk Read More »

NSAID medications such as Ibuprofen; how safe is this medication when compared to the chiropractic visit

NSAID medications such as Ibuprofen; how safe is this medication when compared to the chiropractic visit Many people have never visited a chiropractor because of fears of safety, yet, they have little trouble taking Ibuprofen either because they took it without instruction or their doctor may have recommended it. Ibuprofen has a proven record of safety, but what does that mean, since drug companies are experts at marketing and image creation. Compare this with the Chiropractic profession whose standing with the public has improved markedly, especially with athletes across the globe (Chiropractic is the profession of choice with athletes, both Read More »

The NY Times offers advice for sufferers of sore muscles, with some natural advice.

The NY Times offers advice for sufferers of sore muscles, with some natural advice. Arnica, Sports Massage, Foam Rolling, Ibuprofen, and more are the typical methods most people use to decrease post-exercise muscle soreness. For those of you who are active, you probably have some sort of ritual for post-exercise soreness. Now that the leaves are falling, many people will have the opportunity to experience sore muscles after raking and bagging all those leaves that are now falling. Ibuprofen, while a well-worn pain reliever, also has the dubious reputation of interfering with soft tissue repair, leaving other methods both safer Read More »