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Has it been medically proven that 80mg of asa (aspirin) daily helps the heart?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

The landmark physicians health study was stopped early because men aged 50 or older had a 30% reduction in heart attacks compared to matched placebo treated controls.
The nurses health initiative had similar results in women over 60. The study has been repeated in the uk with similar results. The benefit is even easier to demonstrate in people with established coronary heart disease.

In brief: Yes

The landmark physicians health study was stopped early because men aged 50 or older had a 30% reduction in heart attacks compared to matched placebo treated controls.
The nurses health initiative had similar results in women over 60. The study has been repeated in the uk with similar results. The benefit is even easier to demonstrate in people with established coronary heart disease.
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