Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Stick to your asprin...

From Real Age's Tip of The Day for Monday, October 3:

If you take aspirin regularly to thin your blood and reduce your risk of stroke,
don't stop taking it without your doctor's supervision. A recent study reveals
that stopping aspirin therapy abruptly could increase stroke risk, especially in
people with heart disease. Aspirin helps prevent the platelet clumping that
increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. Stick to your doctor-recommended
aspirin regimen and consult your doctor before making any changes.

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