Anti inflammatories can damage the heart – (11-16-00)By
NSAIDs, Intestinal Integrity & Bacterial Translocation in Chronic Heart Failure
This is truly a wonderful editorial illustrating how the systems of the body do not work alone, but rather as an intricate web. It demonstrates other side effects that those of us in natural medicine have always warned about with the use of NSAIDs. As little as 800 mg of ibuprofen can begin to destroy the integrity of the barrier in the intestine, thus allowing molecules to leak through that otherwise should not.
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Since acquiring a passion for how the body works in chiropractic school, I have continued to indulge this desire by reading some 120 peer reviewed medical journals per month. I’m always learning more about how to help people avoid chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, dementia, osteoporosis, obesity and cancer, and pass along this information in my blog. There are currently almost 2,000 posts cataloged on almost every health topic imaginable. Click Here for more bio information