7 doctors weighed in:
Is it good to take an aspirin daily
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
For anyone with some vascular event (stroke, heart attack.
..), the answer is generally yes. As a primary preventive measure in someone with multiple risk factor, possibly yes. But, as with every decison in caring for patients, one must individualize. Take me for example. One baby aspiri will cause me to have a nosebleed within 24 hours; perhaps I have a natural anticoagulant in my blood?!

In brief: No
For anyone with some vascular event (stroke, heart attack.
..), the answer is generally yes. As a primary preventive measure in someone with multiple risk factor, possibly yes. But, as with every decison in caring for patients, one must individualize. Take me for example. One baby aspiri will cause me to have a nosebleed within 24 hours; perhaps I have a natural anticoagulant in my blood?!
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
After the age of 50 in anyone with risk factors.
The risk of bleeding should be weighed in along with any gastroinestina issues.

In brief: Yes
After the age of 50 in anyone with risk factors.
The risk of bleeding should be weighed in along with any gastroinestina issues.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Yes
Aspirin may reduce the risk for heart attacks, strokes, and certain types of cancer.

In brief: Yes
Aspirin may reduce the risk for heart attacks, strokes, and certain types of cancer.
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
Especially adults over 50 - especially with risk factors for heart disease.

In brief: Yes
Especially adults over 50 - especially with risk factors for heart disease.
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones
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