Regular Ibuprofen Use Linked to Male Infertility

Jan 10th, 2018 Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Lower Back Pain, NSAIDs, Treatment News Marcus Charuvastra 2 min read

A recent study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that ibuprofen, one of the most common over the counter pain medications sold, can change the physiology of male testicles, adversely affecting the reproductive capabilities of young men. Ibuprofen is considered a Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drug (NSAID), and commonly sold over the counter under the brand names Advil and Motrin. NSAIDs…

New Evidence Regarding the Dangers of Common NSAIDs

Jul 10th, 2017 Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Lower Back Pain, Osteoarthritis, Treatment News Marcus Charuvastra 1 min read

A recent analysis of multiple clinical trials involving different pain medications show that the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including naproxen, considered as one of the safest drugs in this class, is associated with a significantly increased risk for myocardial infarction (MI). The rapid onset of heightened cardiovascular risk in the first week of NSAID use was prevalent in this study. Within this first…