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A 27-year-old male asked:

developed ulcers in the ileum after serial baby aspirin for many years. is there anything natural/herb that has the same antiplatelet properties?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Aspirin alternative: The cardioprotective effect of aspirin is one of the best studied (sheer number of large studies) and well characterized medication use that we have. Natural medicines and herbs are on the flip side of that coin: poorly studied, little knowledge of potential side effects, and little regulation of quality control. Several anti-platelet alternatives can be prescribed by your cardiologist.

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