Multiple Chronic Conditions Blog
An Aspirin a Day? Only If You Have Had a Heart Attack
In a recommendation issued this week, the FDA says scientists have not proven aspirin therapy has any benefit for people without cardiovascular problems. This group includes those with risk factors such as a family history of heart disease.
At the same time, people taking aspirin every day face serious risks. These risks include developing dangerous bleeding into the stomach or brain.
Dr Kim Kuebler
Dr. Kim Kuebler, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, Founder and Director of Multiple Chronic Conditions Resource Center, CEO Advanced Disease Concepts LLC, Savannah, GA. Primary Care Provider, Veterans Affairs Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics, Grants Pass Community-based Outpatient Clinic