Can Common Pain Relievers Do More Harm Than Good?
When it comes to relieving the common headache or body aches, it seems as if the cure may be
worse for you than the pain it's supposed to relieve.
Consumption of NSAIDs - common pain relievers like ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and acetaminophen (Excedrin) - has grown to 70 million prescriptions and 30 billion over-the-counter sales annually. That statistic is disturbing to Michael Sheehan, founder of natural medications company
BioResource Inc., because of a study from the Archive of Internal Medicine (AIM) that reveals NSAIDS may play a part in the development of heart disease.