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Do NSAIDs hamper herniated disc resorption?

NSAIDs are routinely prescribed to treat symptoms of a herniated disc (Mayfield Clinic): Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, naproxen (Alleve, Naprosyn), ...
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Why can't we give blood within 8 days after taking an anti-inflammatory?

I'm used to regularly giving my blood and other blood components (plasma and platelets), but I was surprised the other day to see that one should not proceed to the donation if they consumed anti-...
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Is ibuprofen contra-indicated for a child with chicken pox?

A posting is making the rounds telling parents not to use ibuprofen (advil, motrin, etc) if a child has chicken pox. Unlike aspirin, which is associated with Reyes syndrome, the claim is that ...
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Anti-inflammatory : Cortisone vs. Ibuprofen

Just a laymen's medical question! What is the difference between the anti-inflammatory effectiveness of a cortisone like Prednisone vs. the anti-inflammatory effectiveness of Advil/Ibuprofen? ...
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Should I still worry about my Omega-3 to Omega 6 ratio when I consume other anti-inflammatory foods with my meals?

I hear that we must maintain a healthy ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 fats of at most 1:4 to avoid excessive inflammation in the body. However, Omega-3 fats are so hard to find in significant quantities ...
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We all know about natural anti inflammatory foods but how many broccoli is equivalent to 1 Tylenol?

We all know about natural anti inflammatory foods but how many broccoli is equivalent to 1 Tylenol ? http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/foods-that-fight-inflammation has natural anti-...
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Permanent damage from anti-inflammatory

The toxicity of anti-inflammatory drugs appears to be a well-estabilished issue, as outlined by papers such the one in https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2997980/. What organs may be ...
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Why can not Myelin sheath be fully rebuilt?

I've joined a group on Facebook. It's about people that have optic neuritis. After recovery, The affected eye is back to its original state. There's always a very very small deficiency in the eyesight....
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Do honey and cinnamon have anti-inflammatory elements in their biological makeup? What other foods do too?

I have an autoimmune disorder wherein my body is constantly inflamed. While I do take anti-inflammatory medications, I am now looking to complement that with my diet. I heard that cinnamon and honey ...
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Can an antipyretic (I.e. Aspirin) lower normal body temperature?

Is it possible for an antipyretic medication taken when not experiencing fever to cause a person's body temperature to drop below normal? I found one article that seems to say yes, but only for large ...