Ageing: Relieving aches and pains

Niggling aches and pains, stiffness, back pain etc., can interfere considerably with one’s quality of life. Pain-reducing (analgesic) drugs such as paracetamol (Panadol/ Tylenol) and anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (Brufen) and diclofenac (Voltaren), may provide relief for a few hours, but negative side effects can sometimes cause problems. Instead,…

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