Nsaid Dangers

Use Glucosamine in Treating Arthritis

…pain. Though these dangers are well known, what is not recognized is that NSAIDs block the body’s ability to produce cartilage and actually cause cartilage destruction. Thus, they accelerate the destructive nature of the disease. Indocin is a powerful and very dangerous NSAID. Physicians in Oslo,…

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Is Your Nutritional Supplement Safe?

…either. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen and aspirin kill 16,500 Americans every year and send 103,000 to the hospital with gastrointestinal bleeding. Where is the hue and cry over this? We rarely see exposés on the dangers of pharmaceuticals—until one of them kills hundreds…

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Choose Topical Pain Relief

…absorption is minimal, so you don’t have to worry about the dangerous side effects. The topical pain relief drugs we’ve had the most success with at the Whitaker Wellness Institute are ketamine, an anesthetic that curbs pain, and ketoprofen, an NSAID that reduces inflammation. A compounding pharmacist mixes…

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Natural Ways to Manage Stress

…stress is to simply treat the symptoms. That often means prescribing antacids for stomachaches, medications for high blood pressure, and aspirin and NSAIDs for headaches. But these so-called remedies won’t do anything to change your body’s reaction to stress. They also have considerable side effects…

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