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I get a headache or 2 a week in winter months. Advil (ibuprofen) seems to work best but I heard its not great on the heart. Is taking it twice a week safe?

Headaches. You are right that you should limit the use of NSAIDs (non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs) to the minimum possible. However, when taken with lots of water and/or food, Advil (ibuprofen) 200mg tabs, can be taken 200-800mg every 8 hours as needed each day. But again, limit it to the least amount needed for effectiveness. Read more...
Sure. Sure with moderation & watch out for stomach (ulcer) issues with prolonged usage, but interesting trigger (winter time) that could be induced by stress etc. Read more...

I heart my hamstring and I took a advil (ibuprofen) at about 7 its 10 now when can I take another one?

Any time. advil (ibuprofen) over the counter is 200mg you are allowed 3200 mg of that drug per day with something to eat. advil (ibuprofen) usually prescribed 400mg or 600mg two or three times a day. Read more...

Jaw keeps hurting for the past week on and off. Advil (ibuprofen) doesn't help. Is this my heart?

Moving which. triggers pain. If moving or touching the jaw gives the pain it isnt heart. If moving the heart (running/exercise/stress) triggers jaw pain .. especially if it is with shortness of breath, then perhaps it might be heart. Franly I tend to go with overall percentages and heart trouble in 20 year olds is quite uncommon. Read more...

I am a 37 year old female, I've had this dull like ache in my right jaw out of the blue twice in two weeks, after I take an Advil (ibuprofen) it goes away. Heart?

Have it checked . Depending on how long you've had your jaw pain, may determine how serious it is needed to be followed up. If you suspect that you may have a heart issue, then it's time to call your doctor to verify that you do or don't have it, and get peace of mind. Women often have atypical signs for a heart attacks. So it may not even be left-sided. Any concern warrants having it checked by your doctor. Read more...
Not Normal. Have a dentist check for a chronic abscess in a tooth in the right jaw. If higher in the jaw it could be a TMJ problem. Read more...