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Over the Counter Pain Medicine is Safe otherwise you would need a Prescription, right?
Ok, so what about Prescribed Pain Medicine, surely a doctor wouldn't put us danger, right?


How Dangerous is Acetaminophen (Tylenol)?
This six minute video is full of great information and stories about the dangers of Acetaminophen. Tylenol is the leading cause of of liver failure in the US


Pain Killers' Addiction Dangers
Dick Beardsley is a former world-class marathon runner. But after suffering a number of injuries and accidents, he became addicted to narcotic pain killers. Here he talks about his addiction and beating that addiction. He also discusses some things you might try to avoid that addiction.


How the American opiate epidemic was started by one pharmaceutical company

A pernicious distinction of the first decade of the 21st century was the rise in painkiller abuse, which ultimately led to a catastrophic increase in addicts, fatal overdoses, and blighted communities. But the story of the painkiller epidemic can really be reduced to the story of one powerful, highly addictive drug and its small but ruthlessly enterprising manufacturer. .....Continue Reading

Finally -- FDA Admits That ALL Anti-Inflammatories May Kill You

It has been discovered that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDS, such as Cox-2 inhibitors Vioxx, Bextra and Celebrex, lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems. However, it turns out that these prescription drugs are not the only painkillers that should be avoided: The FDA has urged the public to limit the use of over-the-counter pain medications and to use them in strict accordance with the label directions.

Over-The-Counter Pain Relievers to be Wary Of:

Aleve, Aspirin, Ibuprofen

Aleve (made by Bayer) is the first non-prescription NSAID to be added to the list of painkillers associated with heart attacks and strokes. In fact, Aleve is so detrimental to one's health that those who have been taking the drug for nearly three years have been advised to stop using it, while those who opt to continue taking it should take no more than two pills a day for no longer than 10 days (unless otherwise advised by a doctor). ....Continue Reading

The Dangers of NSAIDs

The dangers of NSAIDs are well-known yet often ignored, but now new research is making NSAID use even more questionable. What are NSAIDs? NSAIDs, aka nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, are one of the most commonly used pain relievers in the world today. In fact, most painkillers on the market today are NSAIDs. ....Continue Reading

Short and long-term risks of taking NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatories)

Do you take ibuprofen on a regular basis for acute or chronic aches and pains? Do you know that ingesting these medications consistently over short or long periods of time can cause life-threatening injuries? Most medications only mask symptoms and never "fix" the source of pain. Chronic NSAID use creates a vicious pain cycle while causing toxic effects on your body. Non-invasive, drug-less healthcare options are available to ease/eliminate aches and pains. ....Continue Reading

NSAIDS - The truth behind painkillers