Short-term use of ibuprofen may increase chance of chronic pain

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Researchers say more research needed into possible link between anti-inflammatory drugs and longer-term problems such as back pain

Using drugs like ibuprofen and steroids to relieve short-term health problems could increase the chances of developing chronic pain, new research suggests.

The findings from the small study indicate that it could be time to reconsider how pain is treated. Normal recovery from a painful injury involves inflammation – the body’s natural reaction to injury and infection – and new research suggests blocking inflammation ...

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10 Benefits of Chiropractic Care

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At least 70 million adultse in the United States deal with some type of chronic pain. In fact, low back pain is the second most common reason Americans see their doctor.

Many people are interested in finding alternatives to medication for pain relief. Chiropractic treatment is one potential pain management option, especially if you’re dealing with back pain or neck pain.

In this article, we’ll outline 10 of the top benefits of getting chiropractic care, and how to find a chiropractor who’s ...

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Conditions & Injuries

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Chiropractors commonly treat a wide variety of conditions and injuries. Most chiropractic patients understand that chiropractors can relieve pain, and regular chiropractic care will prevent pain, further injuries, and may stop or reverse many conditions.

Millions of people suffer from back, neck, extremity (arms, legs) and other musculoskeletal pain, which are all effectively relieved by chiropractic care, without the need for medication.

Musculoskeletal Conditions

  • Headaches and migraines
  • Upper/Mid/Lower back pain & stiffness
  • Neck pain & stiffness
  • Pinched nerves and muscle spasms
  • Leg & arm pain, tingling, numbness, ...
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The Standard American Diet Kills Us Slowly

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‘The Standard American Diet Kills Us Slowly in Normal Times and Quickly in Covid Times’

Michael Pollan, This Is Your Mind on Plants, discusses his psychedelic journey and what highly processed foods are doing to our bodies.

Audio Interview : nytimes.com/2021/08/09/opinion/sway-kara-swisher-michael-pollan.html

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TRANSCRIPT:

Kara Swisher
I’m Kara Swisher, and you’re listening to “Sway.” My guest today is Michael Pollan. He describes his work as an investigation of the places where the human and natural ...

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Pain Management with Chiropractic Care

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Chiropractic care is one of the best pain management methods available. It’s all-natural, non-addictive, and non-invasive.Whether you’re suffering from chronic pain or pain after an injury, most patients report pain relief after their very first session with chiropractic care.

What Kind of Pain Can Chiropractors Help Manage or Treat?

Our chiropractors can help manage or even treat most common types of pain. These include:

  • Whiplash
  • Back pain (both lower and upper back pain)
  • Sciatica
  • Pain and numbness in the extremities (arms, legs, hands, etc.)
  • Pain after ...
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Be Cautious about Your First Treatment Choice for Arthritis

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A common therapy for joint pain may not be as safe as experts believed, according to a new report published Tuesday.

Corticosteroid injections are often given to reduce pain and inflammation from osteoarthritis.

But these injections may do more harm than good: The report found corticosteroid shots in the hips and knees may accelerate the progression of osteoarthritis and potentially even hasten the need for joint replacement surgeries in the long run, said lead author Dr. Ali Guermazi, a professor of radiology ...

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Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting the Chiropractor

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Say goodbye to chronic back pain

Chiropractic treatment is one of the most popular forms of integrative health care in the United States. Half of adults in the U.S. have had some experience as a patient of a chiropractor, and 33.5 million U.S. adults reported visiting a chiropractor within the last 12 months.

Chiropractic treatment focuses on the relationship between the structure of the body (mainly the spine) and how it functions. Chiropractic treatment is located on the conservative end of the ...

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NSAIDs increase heart attack and stroke risk

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FDA strengthens warning that NSAIDs increase heart attack and stroke risk

Back in 2005, the FDA warned that taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen and naproxen increased the risk of having a heart attack or stroke. In July 2015 the FDA took the unusual step of further strengthening this warning. This was done on the advice of an expert panel that reviewed additional information about NSAIDs and their risks. Because ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) and naproxen (Aleve) are available ...

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Growing Horns from Cellphone Use

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Young people are growing horns from cellphone use

Are smartphones turning us into monsters?

In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an increasingly common horn-like growth at the base of the neck — sometimes so large they can be seen and felt through the skin.

“I have been a clinician for 20 years,” Shahur says, “and only in the last ...

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