Health Tip: When Aspirin Therapy May Be
(HealthDay News) -- Low-dose aspirin therapy helps lower the
risk of heart attack in many people, but it isn't for everyone.
The American Diabetes Association says you should avoid aspirin
- You have an allergy to aspirin.
- You bleed easily.
- You've had recent bleeding in the digestive tract.
- You have active liver disease.
- You are younger than age 21.
The association says you should check with your doctor to
determine if aspirin therapy is safe for you.
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