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Old 12-21-2005, 02:14 PM   #14
Fred Little
Dojo: NJIT Budokai
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Re: Meditation ... Advice appreciated.

Benjamin Edelen wrote:
Clark, please post a link to the published results of the study which links aspirin use to tinnitus.
I just heard about this last weekend, when I was speaking with an MD and two individuals who have rheumatoid arthritis, one of whom volunteered that she takes 18 aspirin a day.

That seemed like a funny number, so I asked: "Why 18?"

Her answer was: "Because if I take 19, my ears start to ring."

Then the MD said: "That's how we adjust the dosage of aspirin for arthritis.. When the ringing starts, you cut back by one, and that's the right dosage."

I guess that's why they call it "practicing" medicine.

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