NSAIDs, First Occurrence of Heart Failure and Relapsing Heart Failure – (02-18-02)By
NSAIDs, First Occurrence of Heart Failure and Relapsing Heart Failure
I was not aware that NSAIDs will increase risk of recurrent attacks of heart failure, but it appears that this risk is quite substantial. This definitely fits the mold of the new selective COX-2 inhibitors increase risk of heart failure. Remember that we do not fully understand the physiology of most processes in the human body, and blocking one pathway artificially will inevitably produce downstream effects (usually harmful) due to the blocked pathway.
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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