Most people have heard that an aspirin a
day is good for the heart and health. However,
according to the British Medical Journal,
aspirin "should not be routinely initiated,"
especially for the primary prevention of
cardiovascular disease, and for patients
already taking aspirin, its use should be
reviewed. This publication confirms the
negative effects that medication has on
the human body, including aspirin.
medical system has unfortunately supported
taking aspirin for improving the cardiovascular
system along with recommending aspirin for
pain relief and other symptoms. Aspirin
was originally patented in 1900 to originally
treat arthritis symptoms.
in the last decade however has shown that
taking an aspirin a day in those without
a history of heart disease increased the
risk of heart disease by 60%. Those with
a history of heart disease had a 10-fold
increase in the risk of congestive heart
failure. If that's not enough, taking an
aspirin a day also increases the risk of
pancreatic cancer by 86 percent. The risk
of breast cancer is increased by 50% for
those taking an aspirin a day.