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  • Anti-inflamatory meds increase cv risk in one week

    A study in the major cardiology journal, Circulation, shows a darker side of NSAIDs (anti-inflammatories like Celebrex, ibuprofen and naproxen) than once thought. We have known for some time of the increased risk of heart attack and sudden death with the use of NSAIDs but this recent study shows...

  • Approach to reflux

    The stomach needs acid to facilitate the breakdown of food, but also to provide protection for the rest of the digestive system by destroying harmful bacteria/yeast/parasites that are swallowed. Taking a proton pump inhibitor (ie. Nexium, Prevacid) for a long-time robs the digestive system of this...