Conventional physicians routinely recommend patients take regular low dose aspirin for its alleged cardiovascular benefits. However, a recent series of published studies have focused on a number of serious dangers to this therapy.
In the journal Opthamology (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2011.06.025) Dutch researchers found that seniors who regularly took low dose aspirin had double the risk of developing age related macular degeneration than those who took no aspirin. The frequency amounted to one in twenty five aspirin users.
According to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, (http://www.gastro.org/ the use of low-dose aspirin increases the risk for GI bleeding. This has been a well-documented adverse reaction t