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Common Pain Meds Are Linked to a Higher Risk of Heart Problems

Ibuprofen and other common painkillers are linked to an increased risk of cardiac arrest, according to a new Danish study published in the European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy. The authors say these drugs should be used with caution and that people with heart problems may want to avoid them.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
Commonly used anti-inflammatory drugs have side effects because they also inhibit the formation of resolvins needed for the final resolution of inflammation, including that found in the heart.

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