Latest Aspirin Guidelines to Prevent Heart Disease
February 22, 2022
Many adults have been advised by their doctors to take low-dose aspirin to prevent heart disease. Aspirin helps prevent clots from forming in the blood vessels, which can cause heart attack or stroke. However, the guidance issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is changing as newer research shows the benefits of daily aspirin do not outweigh the risks for some patients.
Join University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute experts to learn more about the new recommendations, which specifically address preventive aspirin use for patients with Type 2 diabetes, those with underlying health problems, or are older and at increased risk of bleeding.