When your body is damaged, be it from a stubbed toe or disease, a rapid and natural response is for the tissue area surrounding the damage to swell up and become inflamed. Inflammation helps the body’s damaged tissue to repair, but unfortunately it can be painful too. Taking an anti-inflammatory remedy can reduce swelling and pain, but still allow the damaged area to benefit from the body’s natural healing process.
What is swelling and inflammation?
Inflammation, whilst painful, is your body’s response to harmful pathogens that enter your body as a result of infection or damage. Inflammation helps the healing process and helps your body to prevent long term damage from disease.
How can you relieve swelling and inflammation pain?
Inflammation can be relieved by taking an oral or topical anti-inflammatory remedy that contains ibuprofen. Ibuprofen works at the site of pain by blocking the production of the chemicals that cause pain from swelling and inflammation in the tissues of the body.
Do not use if you have a stomach ulcer.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. Incorrect use could be harmful.
If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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