Running: Ibuprofen Use Is Common But Many Athletes Are Unaware Of The Risks

Running: Ibuprofen Use Is Common But Many Athletes Are Unaware Of The Risks

Whether you're an ultra-marathoner or have just started, injuries and muscle soreness from running are inevitable. But instead of taking a break, many runners reach for ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to get through injuries or pain. Not only can doing this make recovery more difficult, but frequent use of anti-inflammatories can be dangerous.

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