Aspirin And Macular Degeneration

The Blinding Truth About Aspirin

…compared regular aspirin use to the development of neovasular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in Americans over the age of 60. Out of the 2,389 patients, 257 (10.8 percent) used aspirin on a regular basis (once or more a week). Among the regular aspirin users, the incidence…

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Safe Alternatives to NSAIDs

…be life threatening. It could be bleeding in the retina of the eye, which can lead to macular degeneration. Or it can be bleeding of the gums. And one of the latest findings out of Holland shows that taking aspirin on a regular basis increases the incidence of micro-bleeding in the brain—which can…

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