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Ibuprofen and Aspirin for PD

There was a much crowded research work on it back in 2011, but it was not taken seriously. I have noticed that whenever I take ibuprofen, I feel more stable and good.

Has anyone else experimented with it?

There is numerous scientific literature available showing that use of ibuprofen lowers risk of Parkinson disease, however no info is available on its use for treatment and slowing the progression.

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Frequent use and found no connection to symptom relief

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Probably best not to take them for too long because of unwelcome side effects.

Look up ' non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)'.

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Anti-inflammatory substances taken sensibly can’t hurt me and I do it daily.I use àspirin and I use a glucocorticoid nasal puff

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According to some studies NSAIDs can have damaging effect on mitochondria, see link:

ucdavis.edu/news/whats-behi...

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The article further says

"The study results suggest that ingesting an antioxidant, like vitamin C, before taking a NSAID may prevent cardiac cell death without interfering with the drug’s ability to provide pain relief."

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Yes, you are right, but I am not sure if this would extend to protection of other kinds of cells in the body, thinking of kidneys. So, I would still be cautious.

livestrong.com/article/1354...

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It helps me. I just don't take too often as ibuprofen is pretty harsh on the body.

Does this mean PD is an inflammatory disease I wonder?

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Thanks for the feedback. Just want to know how it helps? Has it some impact on tremors also?

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I took it for years 600 mgm Ibuprophen. Overtime I began getting blood in my stool, general digestive issues. Since I stopped it that is all gone. Tylenol doesn't cause me problems..

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The problem with Tylenol is that it wipes out glutathione which may not be symptomatic immediately but damaging in the long run.

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Thanks. Low doses too?

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Tylenol is far more dangerous than ibuprophen . Acetaminophen in Tylenol will cause irreversible damage to your kidneys. Only recently has research possible come up with a way to try to an counteract an overdose of Tylenol. Overdosing on a bottle of Tylenol will kill you in 3 days and there's nothing or very little anyone can do. Overdosing on ibuprofen while harsh and will make you sick won't kill you

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NAC is used by hospitals for Tylenol overdoses.

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This explains why my father ask for it when he is feeling week.

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