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Is Daily Aspirin Therapy a Wise Choice?

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  • Low-dose aspirin therapy has long been recommended to lower your risk of heart attack, and an estimated 36 percent of American adults are currently on it. However, a number of studies have refuted its benefits
  • Mounting evidence suggests that daily aspirin has no benefit for otherwise healthy people who are at low risk for heart attack
  • High iron is a significant risk factor for heart disease and aspirin therapy lowers your iron level through intestinal bleeding
  • Checking your ferritin and lowering your iron by donating blood if it’s high is a safer strategy

By Dr. Mercola

Low-dose aspirin therapy has long been recommended to lower your risk of heart attack, and an estimated 36 percent of American adults are currently on it. Think about it: That's more than 1 in 3 persons in the U.S.


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