Definition of 'anti-inflammatory'
Example sentences containing 'anti-inflammatory'
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Patients given anti-inflammatory drugs often report feeling happier. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our review suggests it may be possible to treat these individuals using some anti-inflammatory drugs. The Sun (2016)But a stomach condition meant that she had to avoid anti-inflammatory medication or strong painkillers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You may also get some relief from anti-inflammatory tablets such as ibuprofen. The Sun (2016)Take an anti-inflammatory tablet regularly at a dose that your doctor recommends. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Treatments include steroids and other anti-inflammatory drugs. The Sun (2014)There is evidence that simple anti-inflammatory drugs may modify progress of the disease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Takes anti-inflammatory drugs that affect her stomach. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The first was the anti-inflammatory painkiller ibuprofen. The Sun (2008)I was taking all kinds of sedatives and anti-inflammatory medication just to keep the pain away. No Way Home: A Cuban Dancer's Tale (2007)I can no longer take anti-inflammatory tablets for injuries. The Sun (2007)My doctor gave me anti-inflammatory tablets, but there has been no change. The Sun (2015)If so, some anti-inflammatory tablets and a special diet will bring relief. The Sun (2012)These anti-inflammatory drugs were used for 30 years in cases of head injury. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Most cases recover with rest and anti-inflammatory drugs, but usually only after some weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If your horse is found stuffed to the rafters with anti-inflammatory drugs, you get disqualified. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Again, food offers potential respite in the form of nutrients that have a natural anti-inflammatory property. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Rest from gardening or sport, and the use of ice packs and anti-inflammatory drugs are the main treatments. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And some recent research points to its anti-inflammatory effect, which could account for its success in treating conditions such as arthritis. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)On the basis of more research, anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin or ibuprofen might also slow the pace of mental decline. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My doctor has no explanation but I have found that taking anti-inflammatory ibuprofen before and after exercise provides relief. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His knee seems to be getting better thanks to the care and attention of the physios he has been seeing and the anti-inflammatory medication he's taking. The Sun (2011)She gave up her job in a nursing home to look after her daughter, and keep on top of the countless anti-inflammatory drugs and injections she needed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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