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The Need for Arthritis medicines

Dr. William Ferrar is figuring out which of his patients need arthritis medications.

The need for arthritis medication is increasing as we get older and heavier.

You can try ibuprofen, naproxen or the prescription celebrex or voltaren, but these increase the risks for heart attacks.

Aspirin is not as hard on our kidneys as newer drugs, so we should consider using this if in need.

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