Alternatives to NSAIDs

knee-painAccording to the CDC, as many as 54 million Americans  have been told by their doctors that they have arthritis. Arthritis usually leads to restriction of physical activity, increasing the risks of heart disease, obesity, osteoporosis and depression. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and naproxen, are most commonly prescribed to provide pain relief for arthritis.

These drugs only provide temporary relief and may even lead to further deterioration of the joint and surrounding tissue. Continue reading “Alternatives to NSAIDs”

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