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What Is Ibuprofen?

Ibuprofen acts at the site of pain to reduce or block the amount of pain-causing chemicals produced. It will also reduce the pain associated with any inflammation.

You are suffering. Is it a cold or the flu? Learn the similarities – and differences.

Inflammation is marked by five primary characteristics called signs and symptoms.

Chronic inflammation (inflammation that doesn't go away when the injury heals) can lead to persistent pain that interferes with your work, your hobbies, and your social life. The immediate benefits of treating inflammation are obvious.

Most back problems are treatable and curable. Take a look at some of the causes of - and treatment for - these issues.

Proper lifting techniques and the right exercises can help both those who have never experienced back muscle pain, as well as chronic sufferers.

Your head aches, your nose is clogged, and your throat is sore. All you want to do is crawl into bed and sleep. But that's the problem—you can't sleep, because your symptoms are making you feel miserable.

When people list the main cold symptoms, most include congestion, runny nose, fatigue and watery eyes. Interestingly, pain isn’t often mentioned.

Products containing ibuprofen in the Advil Cold & Sinus line will not only treat pain, but also address symptom relief with an effective decongestant.

Advil Cold & Sinus provides proven pain relief, with an added decongestant that reopens airways and allows the cold-sufferer to breathe easier.

Inflammation is part of the process the body uses to heal itself.

Within minutes (sometimes seconds) of an injury, the body reacts by triggering a set of processes that help it heal.

Experts say we need at least six hours of uninterrupted sleep per night. If you are awakened by everyday body pains, you are likely not getting that quality sleep.