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Can Aspirin Really Prevent A Heart Attack?  
User currently offline757PF From United States of America, joined May 2001, 175 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 983 times:

How many here take an aspirin a day?

Is this really supposed to help cut the risk of heart attacks? Any doctors here?

Thank You.

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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29795 posts, RR: 58
Reply 1, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 906 times:

Asprin is a blood thinner. That is why you NEVER give asprin to somebody who is bleeding.

The link with heart attacks is that there is evidence that it's thinning properties helps prevent clots from forming.

I don't have any studies or anything to refer to but it makes sense.



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User currently offlineAussiemite From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 903 times:

Yes, it thins the blood, it also helps with arthritis.

User currently offlineJAL From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 5083 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 889 times:

I think so.


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User currently offlineSabenaA320 From Belgium, joined Nov 1999, 114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 881 times:

It makes your blood thinner but it doesn't prevent you. It can be one of the medications that you get after a heart attack but you get also a million other pills. It depends on where your heart is injured. And there are a many other pills that can prevent this.
Taking too much aspirin is bad for you health. You can find it in the group of the acetylsalicylacids. It can give you stomachulcera. It's also dangerous during pregnancy. You are not allowed to take aspirin a couple of days before surgery.

Btw: what is the link with civil aviation?

Greetings
So don


User currently offlineSabenaA320 From Belgium, joined Nov 1999, 114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 878 times:

I thought I was in another forum.

Good question.

Greetings Ralf


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