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Common painkillers boost risk of repeat heart attack

September 13, 2012

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Howard LeWine, M.D., is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Chief Medical Editor at Harvard Health Publishing, and editor in chief of Harvard Men’s Health Watch. See Full Bio
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Kelly Croftan
September 26, 2012

We should not take tablets for small causes/pains, taking tablets for all weakens the immune system and increases the side effects. If it is really emergency then we can take in a smaller dose, but not for small things.

September 22, 2012

People consume pain killers often for quick relief, its OK to have it once in a while, but if pain becomes intolerable, an expert should be consulted and it cannot be avoided. I prefer Natural Pain Therapies like Active Isolated Stretching, and it has relief therapy for almost all type of pains.

September 17, 2012

Really good details. Will share with my job colleagues as well..This would help them to stop taking overdose of painkillers.

Vlad | Expert
September 17, 2012

People should stop complaining about painkillers’ side effect or stop using painkillers.
It is up to you what you want: suffer pain or accept side effects and stop complaining.

September 13, 2012

interesting post can i add this on my blog? thanks in advance

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