Painkillers, such as Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin, VIOXX, etc. may be ruining your health.

These painkillers or Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) have been found to cause the following;

  • Cause stomach problems in 50% of users.
  • Almost all long term users of the above painkillers will experience bleeding of the stomach.
  • 8 to 20% of long term users will develop ulcers.
  • About 3% will develop serious side effects, which will lead to 100,000 hospitalizations and an estimated 16,500 deaths.
  • Painkillers also destroy chondroitin sulfate, a component of joints.

If you need advice on natural methods to relieve pain, come in for an adjustment or nutritional evaluation today. Contact Us today to schedule.

By Mattingly Chiropractic, July 10, 2013