Questions tagged [anti-inflammatory]
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What are the exact effects of turmeric (curcumin) topical cream on skin in general, and specifically in regards to vitiligo?
A study from 2022 as published in this article titled "Therapeutic effects of turmeric topical cream in vitiligo: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study" (source) states: ...
Using Aspirin to Counter Platelet Aggregating Effects of COX2 Inhibitors?
I've been reading pharmacology of NSAIDs a bit and I came over the point that, Selective COX2 Inhibitors will cause unopposed Thromboxane A2 action but are otherwise great as anti-inflammatory agents. ...
Anti-infammatory medicines - do they actually affect the root cause of the pain or just mask the pain for sometime?
This is always a confusion. You get an ache, and you take an anti-inflammatory medicine orally or topically, Ibuprofen, Diclofenac, Aceclofenac etc. Then you don't feel pain anymore. What is really ...
Why are corticosteroids not used in the treatment of pneumonia?
Common sense made me think of the need for inflammation reduction in case of pneumonia and the anti-inflammatory characteristics of inhaled corticosteroids. I Googled and found a study1 from 2017 that ...
What is the effect of stress on inflammation
People are advised to practice mindfulness meditation / breathing techniques for stress reduction which is considered to indirectly help with chronic inflammatory diseases also such as allergies, ...
Could high dosage Omega-3 oils reduce COVID-19 pneumonia? [closed]
I understand that Omega-3 oils have anti-inflammatory properties. At high daily dose (say 5 grams) could they reduce the dangerous COVID-19 related pneumonia seen in some patients? I guess one would ...
Why prescribe sub-antimicrobial doses of oral antibiotics for anti-inflammation?
Why do antibiotics like doxicillin work against acne? : askscience Check the dose he's using. Dermatologists are starting to use subantimicrobial doses. Some antibiotics have anti-inflammatory ...
Why do we use anti-inflammatory drugs?
If inflammation is a natural response of the body against injury or infection, why do we take anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen? Wouldn't that inhibit this defense mechanisms?
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), ...
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-...
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 ...
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?
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 ...
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-...
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 ...
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....
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 ...
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 ...