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Doctors Warn Anyone Over 40 To Stop Taking Ibuprofen

Written by Beatriz Sanchez
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If you were asked to name 5 medicines in your medicine cabinet, there is a pretty good chance Ibuprofen's name would come up. It is, after all, the painkiller of choice for headaches, back pain and muscle soreness. But what exactly do you know about this drug?

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It’s a fact this drug reduces inflammation, and it does so by blocking the enzymes needed to make prostaglandins--chemicals released in response to injury or illness and which cause pain, swelling or fever. However, they also make the stomach reduce acid production and increase mucus which can cause bleeding and ulcers, especially in older folks.

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Thankfully, a safer and more natural way to relieve the pain has been discovered and it’s all based in a plant. The plant has been issued to patients for thousand of years in Asia and is a major part of their medicine.

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You can find the powder from almost any grocery store and natural food establishments. However, be warned that it has a somewhat spicy and earthy tasting--which can be unpleasant for some people.

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Thankfully, a safer and more natural way to relieve the pain has been discovered and it’s all based in a plant. The plant has been issued to patients for thousand of years in Asia and is a major part of their medicine.

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You can find the powder from almost any grocery store and natural food establishments. However, be warned that it has a somewhat spicy and earthy tasting--which can be unpleasant for some people.

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