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Painkillers pose problems for people with heart disease

July 19, 2011

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Comments

Penny
January 16, 2012

Thanks for the guidance and emphasis on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). There’s a lot to be said for following what you say.

Certainly when I’m out on a walk (my greatest enjoyment is the great outdoors), I will be more sure than ever that natural remedies are so much more effective and available than the manmade versions.

January 15, 2012

Hii.. really meditation is a good way to keep your mind as well as body peaceful and fit. I’m also following meditation procedure and definitely I can say, I’ve got much peace & fitness through it. I hope, you will continue it in future too with more update. Keep such good work.

Heather Smith
December 23, 2011

This is simple. People who have heart problem should not take pain killers. Maybe there is a an alternative medicine that can control and help the heart problem. Best thing to do is to consult the specialist. Thanks for this post.

Pamela Ritche
December 13, 2011

Hi,

SideEffectshub.com provides helpful and accurate consumer health information about the side effects that typically arise from the use of prescription or over the counter medications, natural or health supplements and even certain types of food.

Side Effects

Jevaughn Brown
September 21, 2011

For the last few years I’ve decided to say no to drugs – all drugs – unless I’m in the hospital and really need them for an emergency. But I don’t have a chronic pain condition to deal with. For those who use painkillers regularly this is another article that shows how important it is to get educated and stay up to date on the “side” effects of the painkillers you’re taking. Valuable information, especially the advice to read medication labels to judge how much acetaminophen you’re *really* taking in a day: Overdosing accidentally is so, so easy.

Jevaughn Brown

Jael
August 21, 2011

Many people also use meditation to improve their health conditions. Since meditation can aid in relaxation, it can reduce stress and lower blood pressure. Meditating is a good way to forgo the tension of a bad day. It keeps the mind healthy, and a healthy mind helps lead to a healthier body. Some people even use meditation as their primary resource for medical care, using the power of their minds instead of the power of medicine.

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Ray C
August 16, 2011

Are there any alternatives to nsaids other than tylenol?

newport
August 16, 2011

My psycho-therapy practice is built on a broad range of training and knowledge that allows me to address a wide variety of issues, some of which include relationships, mood, school concerns, life transitions, and other psychology issues. My approach to psychotherapy and psychological assessment is warmly interactive, providing support, insight and useful feedback to help one resolve difficulties and achieve one’s goals.
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Daniel Muguko
August 3, 2011

That is such a good piece of information on painkillers.We use them daily oblivious of their effects.

Thanks

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