Even though there are many non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs available over the counter without prescription, that doesn’t mean there are NO unintended consequences for anyone, especially not with pregnant women.
In the Canadian Medical Association Journal (Sept. 2011 Nakhai-Pour Hr, et al) report on the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use of pregnant women and the risk of spontaneous abortion, the women who used NSAIDs during pregnancy had a 2.43 % greater incident than the non NSAID using pregnant women.
It is something to consider when pregnant; why am I getting pain and what can I address to make this alarm signal unnecessary. Here is a hint: Take a good look at your 6 Essential Choices- What you eat, what you drink, what & how you breathe and how you rest, how you exercise and how you think.
In Health & Service,
Dr. Roland F. Phillips Jr., BA, BS, D.C.