People take ibuprofen whenever they feel pain especially when they suffer from headaches. Many individuals even suffer from everyday headaches. So they take Ibuprofen several times a day. Often it is not effective due to excessive use.
But do you know that this medicine together with other OTC pain-killers could be harmful to your health? College students also take these drugs when they have injuries or minor pains. Every doctor and website recommends ibuprofen against pain.
Recently there are studies which have proven that ibuprofen is actually damaging to your health and there are better, healthier and completely natural remedies against inflammation and pain.
The Lancet review has shown that ibuprofen is toxic to the heart as Vioxx, a forbidden anti-inflammatory drug that caused thousands of deaths from heart diseases.
One of the most effective natural remedies is turmeric as it is known as a pain killer for centuries. It is an effective weapon against hidden and visible inflammations. The best thing about turmeric is that it hasn’t got serious side effects and the polyphenol in turmeric is proven to have over 600 health benefits.
Alternative and Complementary Medicine journal published a clinical study in which it is shown that turmeric is an effective alternative to ibuprofen for osteoarthritis.
The study was conveyed on 109 patients with knee osteoarthritis. Some of them took 800 mg of ibuprofen and the rest of them received 2000 mg of turmeric a day for six weeks. The pain level was measured while they were climbing stairs, walking or performing other common physical activities.
After 6 weeks, the turmeric group had better results. This group also claimed that it has a higher level of satisfaction than the ibuprofen group.
Turmeric besides being natural, safe and effective, is also affordable and time-tested.
After these findings, we can only conclude that turmeric is really cheap, simple and incredibly effective.
So, next time when you feel pain or headache just consume turmeric immediately.