The Problem With Painkillers

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Written By: Linda Woolven & Ted Snider (GreenMedInfo.com) Use of over-the-counter painkillers is staggeringly common. At least 175 million adults in the United States take OTC painkillers. That makes evaluating their effectiveness and safety crucial. But, it has been a very bad few years in painkiller research. Important recent studies have cast serious doubt on their effectiveness and their safety. Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory DrugsĀ  Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) include aspirin, naproxen (Aleve), ibuprofen (Motrin), celecoxib (Celebrex) and others. Taking NSAIDs to prevent heart disease, as commonly recommended, has dangerous side effects, like bleeding into the brain or stomach. It has long been known that aspirin is a serious cause of ulcers and gastrointestinal bleeding. A meta-analysis of 24 controlled studies revealed… Read More →

Turmeric Effective As 14 Drugs

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February 26, 2016 (GreenMedInfo.com) Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties and components (primarily curcumin) have been the subject of over 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. In fact, our five-year long research project on this sacred plant has revealed over 600 potential preventive and therapeutic applications, as well as 175 distinct beneficial physiological effects. This entire database of 1,585 ncbi-hyperlinked turmeric abstracts can be downloaded as a PDF at our Downloadable Turmeric Document page, and acquired either as a retail item or with 200 GMI-tokens, for those of you who are already are members and receive them automatically each month. [Sponsor Links: COLLOIDAL SILVER SALE] Given the sheer density of research performed… Read More →

Eat More Garlic Every Day

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February 4, 2016 (GreenMedInfo.com) Whether you love garlic or can’t stand the stink, there is no denying that this bulb provides a treasure trove of healthy benefits. [Sponsor Links: COLLOIDAL SILVER SALE] Garlic (Allium sativum) has been called the “stinking rose.” While some people think it reeks, others can’t get enough of its bite. Whether you love garlic or can’t stand it, there is no denying that this bulb provides a wealth of healthy benefits. Green Med Info’s database documents the effectiveness of garlic in 183 disease conditions ranging from cancer to stroke, infection to atherosclerosis, diabetes to lead toxicity. The database also provides evidence of garlic’s 57 pharmacological effects in the body. Here are just seven evidenced-based reasons to… Read More →