Some of the most potentially damaging or debilitating medications are not taken via prescription. They are “over the counter” drugs, a category that many intelligent people assume is necessarily safe to use regularly. Perhaps even in a daily preventive mode. Which is, of course, not true! If you’re going to use functional medicine know-how competently, it’s key that you understand some of the typical, downstream, unintended consequences of common drugs. They can stand in the way of the healing of – or even directly cause – the dysfunction your clients and patients are seeking to resolve. And NSAIDs are a powerful example of this dynamic.
Here are some study references I mention in the video plus a few others:
Check out this video to ensure you’re confident and competent in supporting these clients and patients! You may also want to search for other clinical tips about natural anti-inflammatory agents for pain e.g. curcumin, boswellia, bromelain.
I hope this serves you!
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