RSS Feed for This PostCurrent Article

Daily Aspirin Therapy: To Take or Not To Take

Recently the “Union of Americans” editorial staff received a “Forwarded” Email titled “Good Info” about the importance of taking aspirin daily to prevent a stroke or heart attack. The original Email was supposedly from a doctor associated with the Mayo Clinic.  As is our policy, we verified the information and unfortunately discovered that the Email was indeed “Fiction”.  The original Email did not originate from the Mayo Clinic and they have even gone as far as posting a disclaimer regarding the “Forwarded” Email on their website ( 

For years the medical community has stated that Daily Aspirin Therapy may lower a person’s risk of heart attack or stroke but that you should only do Daily Aspirin Therapy following your doctor’s approval.

The reason for checking with your doctor prior to beginning Daily Aspirin Therapy is because it is not for everyone. If you have a bleeding or clotting disorder, Daily Aspirin Therapy is not a good idea as aspirin interferes with your blood’s clotting action. Also if you have Asthma, Stomach Ulcers or Heart Failure your doctor probably will not recommend Daily Aspirin Therapy.

If you have had a heart attack or stroke talk to your doctor about beginning Daily Aspirin Therapy if you haven’t done so already. Your doctor will discuss the risk factors for a heart attack or stroke with you. Some of the risk factors include, but are not limited to, smoking tobacco, high blood pressure, lack of exercise, diabetes, stress, and family history. 

Once your doctor is aware of your risk factors, he will review with you your prescriptions, ‘over-the-counter’ medications, herbal supplements and vitamins. This is to be sure that you do not have to worry about any adverse drug interactions with the Daily Aspirin Therapy.

Another reason that Daily Aspirin Therapy should be done under a doctor’s care is that there are side effects and complications that can occur. Again, these include but are not limited to Hemorrhagic Stroke, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Allergic Reaction and Tinnitus. 

As for the question about is it safe to take aspirin during a heart attack or stroke, the answer is “Yes and No”. Doctors do recommend it for people experiencing heart attack symptoms unless they have certain bleeding disorders. However if you are having a stroke, you should not take an aspirin as not all strokes are caused by blood clots. 

The information contained in this article is from the Mayo Clinic’s website. For their complete article simply click on “Daily Aspirin Therapy: Understand the Benefits and Risks” by the Mayo


Trackback URL

  1. 30 Comment(s)

  2. By Pedestal Table | Reply

    I love blogging and i can say that you also love blogging.,;:–

  3. By Hair Loss Treatment | Reply

    Very well said, your blog says it all about that particular topic..;-.:

  4. By Diabetic Neuropathy | Reply

    Perhaps you should also a put a forum site on your blog to increase reader interaction.;~:`.

  5. By Arthritis Treatment | Reply

    Your blog is one of a kind, i love the way you organize the topics.,;`”-

  6. By Metallic Sandals | Reply

    I think your blog is getting more and more visitors.*“*.

  7. By Disease Treatments | Reply

    I bookmared your site a couple of days ago coz your blog impresses me.’-;;”

  8. By Electric Lighting | Reply

    RSS Feeds on your blog sometimes does not work.:-:.*

  9. By Acoustic Components | Reply

    Your blog has the same post as another author but i like your better.*`,*:

  10. By Body Pillow | Reply

    Perhaps you should update the php server on your webhost, WordPress is kinda slow.*-“.:

  11. By Sofa Covers | Reply

    I always visit your blog everyday to read new topics.’-“`.

  12. By Cooker Hoods | Reply

    Hey, what kind of anti-spam plugin do you use for your blog.,`~”:

  13. By Lawn Aerator | Reply

    Sometimes your blog is loading slowly, better find a better host.”;*~*

  14. By Sublingual Vitamins | Reply

    Hi, do you have a facebook fan page for your blog?;*:,*

  15. By Home Security | Reply

    Man that was very entertaining and at the same time informative..'”;-

  16. By Fire Alarm | Reply

    What would be your next topic next week on your blog.`’;-*

  17. By Safety Alarms | Reply

    I love to visit your web-blog, the themes are nice.;”“:

  18. By Smoke Alarm | Reply

    Have you tried twitterfeed on your blog, i think it would be cool.’.:~;

  19. By Smoke Alarm | Reply

    My friend first found your blog on Google and she referred your blog to me.~:~`”

  20. By Security Alarm | Reply

    Your blog has the same post as another author but i like your better.`.”`;

  21. By tightlynes | Reply

    Thank you for asking. At this time we do not have a facebook fan page.

  22. By tightlynes | Reply

    You can look forward to more frequent posts from us. Let us know what you think of them.

  23. By sennheiser headphones | Reply

    Youre so cool! I dont suppose Ive read anything like this before. So nice to find somebody with some original thoughts on this subject. realy thank you for starting this up. this website is something that is needed on the web, someone with a little originality. useful job for bringing something new to the internet!

  24. By Rana Denslow | Reply

    Excellent story over again. Thanks a lot!

  25. By Jacqualine Gollman | Reply

    Top-notch story indeed. We have been searching for this advice.

  26. By Justin | Reply

    Love this blog. I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate how much time and effort you’ve put into the site. All of the content is absolutely wonderful and a joy to read. I just wish there were more sites likes these around. Anyway, thanks again and keep up all the great work. Cheers!

  27. By Helfrich | Reply

    Greetings from Carolina! I’m bored at work so I decided to browse your website on my iphone during lunch break. I enjoy the info you present here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home. I’m surprised at how fast your blog loaded on my mobile .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyways, great site!

  28. By Chestnut1239 | Reply

    Great page plus easy so that you can recognize justification. Exactly how can I actually approach getting concur so that you can post component of your post at my upcoming newsletter?

  29. By Henig | Reply

    Thank you for sharing Daily Aspirin Therapy: To Take or Not To Take | Patriots Patrol with us. keep update bro love your article about Daily Aspirin Therapy: To Take or Not To Take | Patriots Patrol .

  30. By Liz Cagliostro | Reply

    I stumbled upon your website and find it really full of useful info. Your reporting is clear, precise and easy to comprehend. I’m going to look into more of your blog. Keep posting great info!

  31. By Chanelle Muresan | Reply

    You’ve got a actually cool style for your blog. Do you design it yourself or even did you get somebody to take action?

Post a Comment