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Low-Dose Aspirin Linked to Bleeding in the Skull, New Report Says


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Frank
- 33 days ago - cnn.com
Taking low-dose aspirin to prevent heart disease and stroke is associated with an increased risk of bleeding in the skull in people without a history of those conditions, according to a new report.



   

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Donna T (0)
Monday May 13, 2019, 4:30 pm
thank you
 

Frank S (2)
Monday May 13, 2019, 4:46 pm
I don't think the marketing departments for low dose aspirin are very happy right now. I have had several doctors recommend me taking low dose aspirin but I never took it. I am opting for an omega 3 blend from algae to use instead.
 

Ann B (76)
Monday May 13, 2019, 5:00 pm
mom was prescribed 81mg bayer after a surgery on her neck--within 2 months she had a bleeding ulcer and was losing weight and had to have that fixed...so there is PROBLEMS with this
 

MmAway M (519)
Monday May 13, 2019, 5:06 pm
Oh what Oh what to do. I thought getting Mom off blood thinner was good, but UMMMM At 96 she will probably SMAK the BIG DRUG COMPANIES! I knew Dad Died on that Warfarin. Sp
Frank I hope you are OK, IMHO I feel I am here for a purpose and God won't let me leave so I don't need anything but SOUP! Birds, and hopefully a new English Setter Doggie to be with!
 

Animae C (509)
Monday May 13, 2019, 5:52 pm
"People who took the placebo had a 0.46% risk of having a head bleed during the combined trial periods. For those who took low-dose aspirin, the risk was 0.63%, the equivalent of an additional 2 out of every 1,000 people developing a bleed"

Always check with your medical practitioner!

TY Frank
 

Colleen L (3)
Monday May 13, 2019, 8:44 pm
Scary. I pray that people are careful when taking OTC or any medications.
Thanks Frank
 

Melania P (123)
Monday May 20, 2019, 12:19 pm
Why do people take aspirin for no reason? How crazy!
 
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