Manhattan Cardiology’s own Ami Beniaminovitz, MD has given some information on the risks and benefits of taking aspirin every day in a Popsugar.com’s article: “Doctors Explain the Risks and Benefits of Taking Aspirin Every Day”

He’s quoted as saying:

Like every other medication, there are risks and benefits to taking aspirin every day — and both should be taken into account when making a decision about whether or not to add it to your daily regimen. Amnon Beniaminovitz, MD, a cardiologist at Manhattan Cardiology in New York City, said that although aspirin is safe for daily use, it should only be taken if your doctor determines that the positives outweigh the risk of bleeding. “It’s not a good idea to take a medication if it’s not necessary. [In some cases], the risk of bleeding can outweigh the benefits of stroke and heart attack prevention,” Beniaminovitz explained.

To read the full article, click here.

 

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