Cortisone may be bad for our patients.

Published April 20, 2017

Here is a study from the BMJ that states corticosteroids are bad.  This is another reason I smirk when chiropractic is looked at as "bad". Imagine if we caused  four times the risk of sepsis (blood infection), more than triple the risk of blood clots, and almost twice the risk of a fractured bone." This study tracked the same patients during the 30 days, to five months before they took oral steroids, and then during the month after their prescriptions were filled. The patients were on a "low dose" of 20mg/ These side effects went up with increase dose.

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