According to the original article, doctors have been warning people to stop taking Ibuprofen, especially if they are at least the age of 40. As of 2005, the FDA claims that this over the counter medication has serious risks of stroke and heart attacks. Since the risk of heart disease already increases after 40, this medication can have side effects from short or long term use. One way to help from using this medication is to find other options. For example, a member of the ginger family is a plant called turmeric. This plant automatically blocks inflamed cytokines and enzymes.
- There are many doctors who swear by this substance as it has helped many people over the years.
- The use of this anti pain medicine largely comes down to if people believe it is working.
- When taking it, you must be careful that you do it in moderation and do not over do it.
“Don’t let the over-the-counter status of ibuprofen fool you. There are some real serious risks associated with even casual use of the drug.”