Hundreds of thousands of people take aspirin daily to lower their chances of having heart attack or stroke. A new study finds that for patients with a low risk for those diseases, that aspirin could actually cause very serious health problems.
Aspirin is often used to relieve minor aches and pains, arthritis, and even to protect your heart.
Open up your medicine cabinet and take a look. Here’s a quick quiz: ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or aspirin? If you have a headache or a sore muscle, which one is the best for you? They all relieve pain but there are subtle differences.
Many adults take aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke, but a new study now confirms it’s not for everyone.