Many people around the world are forced everyone to take painkillers, which are sold in pharmacies without a prescription. Research conducted by British scientists from Oxford University, has found that prolonged use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (Sena) increases the risk of heart attack.
To the group of Sena include popular among the population of drug, acetylsalicylic acid, ibuprofen, diclofenac. There are people who for the preservation of health, despite the pains in the head or in the back, take large doses of the above drugs, thinking that they do not harm.
Meanwhile, as was established by the British scientists, these medicines can cause very serious consequences, ranging from ulcerative colitis, in some cases leading to death, ending with myocardial infarction. To this opinion of scientists from Oxford came after several years watched the health 353 thousands of Britons.
Experts have analyzed the medication and existing diseases in the analyzed and calculated that taking Sena was increased by 3 the number of cases of heart attack by one thousand participants. One of the three cases has been fatal.
According to study leader Professor Colin Baigent, primarily the development of myocardial infarction were exposed to those patients who consumed large doses of the above drugs to ease the symptoms of arthritis. At the same time, the scientist noted that short-term treatment of Sena threats to health and life is not.