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Using aspirin can be very dangerous for this group of people

Healthy older people should not take aspirin every day, according to a study conducted in America and Australia.

The benefits of aspirin use have been proven in cases after a heart attack or stroke. But studies have shown that they are not available if taken by healthy people over 70 and that the pills even increase the risk of potentially fatal internal bleeding.

Experts hailed the results as significant and warned of the use of aspirin in self-medication. Aspirin is prescribed after a heart attack or heart attack, as the drug thins the blood and reduces the chances of a relapse.

Some completely healthy people also should not take aspirin to reduce the risk of disease, and there are studies on whether the drug can be used to reduce the risk of cancer.

However, most research on the benefits of aspirin has been conducted in middle-aged people and there is evidence of an increased risk as people grow older, reports the BBC.

The study was conducted on 19,114 healthy 70-year-olds in the United States and Australia. None of them had heart problems. Half used a lower daily dose of aspirin for five years.

Three reports have been published in the scientific medical journal and show that the pills have not reduced the risk of developing heart disease and that their use has no benefit. 
They even increased the amount of bleeding in the abdomen.
“This means that millions of healthy seniors around the world who take low-dose aspirin for no medical reason are actually doing so unnecessarily, as the study showed no overall benefit in reducing the risk of bleeding.” Said Professor John McNeil at Monash University.
The study also found an increase in cancer deaths, although researchers believe additional research is needed. 
Professor Peter Rothwell at Oxford, a leading expert on medicine, said the conclusions were final. 
“There is no benefit to taking aspirin in healthy people over the age of 70,” he said.

The findings do not apply to people taking aspirin for heart attack or stroke – they should continue to listen to their doctor’s advice.

“Those who have been taking lower doses of aspirin for some time are advised not to stop taking the drug overnight, as this can also cause problems. “Instead, we need to talk to a doctor about everything.”

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