NSAID USE LINKED TO MISCARRIAGE

by dr.g

A   study in the September 2011 on-line journal of the Canadian Medical Association Journal reported that the risk of spontaneous abortion more than doubled in women who used any NSAID drugs during pregnancy.

Approximately 6 weeks from conception, i.e. 8 ...

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Besides increasing the risk of GI bleeding, we now have potentially a much more life altering affect from simply having one prescription filled during the time of pregnancy as the study reported. It is important to note this study included over 60,000 women.

So what should a pregnant woman do if she suffers from back pain, headaches, or sciatica. Fortunately there are many safe alternatives that help to provide relief. Chiropractic care, massage and use of ice packs are just a few. Read this article for information about these alternatives.

If your are in pain or just don’t feel your best most days, call us to make an appointment or to see how we may be able to help.

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