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Tylenol

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by aussie777, Nov 28, 2013.

  1. aussie777

    aussie777

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    2 weeks ago I started taking tylenol daily (500-1000mg). My headaches and nausea have went down significantly after taking it. My headaches started from a viral infection. Has anyone had success with tylenol in treating their headaches? Does this rule out CFS? Still searching for answers.... thank you.
     
  2. Kina

    Kina Moderation Team Lead

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    Hi aussie777 -- I get lots of headaches and other pain, and nausea. I take tylenol sometimes. I take naproxen at times. I take ibuprofen at times. I find ibuprofen works the best over tylenol likely becuase it decreases inflammation. Really they just relieve the symptoms for a bit but I still have other symptoms all day long, day in and day out. I guess if your only symptoms are nausea and headache, it would rule out CFS. Do you have other symptoms?
     
  3. perchance dreamer

    perchance dreamer Senior Member

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    Taking Tylenol is supposed to interfere with methylation in some way, but I don't remember the details. Both my doctor and nutritionist told me that years ago when I started with methyl donors. I assume they meant long-term use.
     
  4. caledonia

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    Tylenol uses up a lot of glutathione, which is the body's main detoxifier. So it's not great for those of us who are already depleted in glutathione.
     
  5. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl Narcissism = lack of self awareness

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    You can get rebound headaches from Tylenol and it is really hard on your stomach and kidneys and liver.

    I take 2 Ibuprofen a day for sciatic pain WITH food and don't have problems
     
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