Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) October 22, 2013
Many patients consult Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP looking for non-drug and non-surgical solutions to relieve their chronic pain. Often they are looking for natural alternatives because of adverse reactions and side-effects to their pain medications.
The August 31, 2013 issue of The Lancet published Vascular and upper gastrointestinal effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: meta-analyses of individual participant data from randomised trials. The authors did meta-analyses of 280 trials comparing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to placebos involving 124,513 participants. They also looked at 474 trials comparing one NSAID to another involving 229,296 participants. Major vascular events (heart attacks, strokes, etc.) were increased by nearly a third by those using a coxib or diclofenac. While ibuprofen significantly increased major coronary events, it did not significantly increase vascular events. The risk of heart failure was roughly doubled along with increased upper gastrointestinal complications by all NSAIDs studied.
The research team led by Ru-Rong Ji at Duke University Medical Center examined the bioactive lipid neuroprotectin D1/protectin D1 (NPD1/PD1) which is produced i
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