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Painkillers pose problems for people with heart disease
- By Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Are there any alternatives to nsaids other than tylenol?
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That is such a good piece of information on painkillers.We use them daily oblivious of their effects.
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