Dr Oz Hearing Loss From Pain Relievers, Feverfew For Headaches

Dr. Oz : Hearing Loss From Hearing Loss, Headache Remedies, & Rick Springfield Appearance

On August 9, 2013 episode Dr. Oz talks about a 14 year case study about Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen and if long term use can be dangerous.  Listed below are the episode segments that are featuring during the episode.

Are Pain Relievers Dangerous?

If you were to open up the medicine cabinets of every home in the country you would like find either Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen in the vast majority of them.  However, are they safe?  Dr. Oz said that 36 million people in this country take pain relievers every day and most don’t know what the potential dangers to taking them even are!  Dr. Oz talks about a 14 year study and it’s association with hearing loss.  On August 9, 2013 Dr. Oz talks about what the symptoms for hearing loss and he precautions that everyone should take to help prevent hearing loss.

Pain Relievers & Hearing Loss Symptoms

Is The Ibuprofen In Your Medicine Cabinet Safe?

Dr. Oz talks about the potential dangers that Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen may cause.  Dr. Oz will be talking about a 14 year study that may seem to suggest that Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen may cause hearing damage when taken long term.  To help him with this segment Dr. Oz invites Dr. Sharon Curhan on to the show to talk about Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen dosage levels.  Read the full episode summary to find out how much Acetaminophen & Ibuprofen is considered safe and what dosage you shouldn’t exceed.

Feverfew – Headache Alternatives

Also during this segment Dr. Oz talks about how Feverfew can help to relieve headaches and how tart cherry juice is a natural ramedy for joint and muscle pain.

Read the full segment on Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen Risks, and Feverfew Headache Alternative

Rick Springfield’s Secret Struggle With Depression

Entertainer / musician, actor Rick Springfield became a star during the heart of the 80’s.  Australian born recording artist Rick Springfield suffered from depression while the world was celebrating his fame.  Rick Springfield’s depression even led to a suicide attempt and sex addiction.  Rick Springfield sat down with Dr. Oz for a candid interview to talk about his battle with depression and how he has overcome his trials in a triumphant way.  If you are a fan of Rick Springfield be sure to set your DVR’s for the August 9, 2013 Dr. Oz episode!

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