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Aspirin is not needed if you do not have a history of heart attack or stroke

Again,  aspirin is not needed if you do not have a history of heart attack or stroke. There ARE benefits to taking an aspirin per day if you have a history of cardiovascular disease, but there is increased risk of bleeding … Continue reading

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Does timing of aspirin use change heart attack and stroke events?

Maybe. A small Dutch study showed that heart attack survivors who were taking low-dose aspirin to ward off a second heart attack benefited most when they took aspirin at bedtime. We know that cardiovascular events are more often to occur … Continue reading

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Aspirin has beneficial side effect

Aspirin, when taken every other day for at least 10 years, decreased colon cancer in women by 20%.  Women who took 100 mg of aspirin every other day were found to have this benefit.  The study was specifically performed in … Continue reading

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Does aspirin help avoid colon cancer?

Yes.  An article published in Lancet 2010 revealed aspirin (75 mg or more) a day decreases your risk of some types of colon cancer.  This article combined results of four studies totaling 14,000+ patients.  The caveats are that aspirin must … Continue reading

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