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FDA warns against excessive aspirin use

5/10/2014 - The FDA is now reporting that aspirin use raises serious health risks like bleeding in the brain and internal bleeding of the stomach. The agency stated that aspirin may benefit those who have already had a stroke but said they did not support the drug's use for preventing a heart attack or stroke. Germany-based...

Taking aspirin for ten years doubles risk of vision loss

9/24/2013 - Macular degeneration is one of the many conditions associated with aging, and it remains the preeminent cause of vision loss among individuals aged 55 or older in the United States. While the main causes of age-related macular degeneration - such as unhealthy diets and limited exercising of the eye...

Five natural pain-relieving alternatives to aspirin and NSAIDS that work fast

6/12/2013 - Over the counter pain remedies such as aspirin, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen have been the go-to choices for killing pain and/or inflammation fast. But they have their vast array of side effects. Aspirin has been linked to gastrointestinal problems and ulcers as well hemorrhaging and strokes. Tylenol...

Taking aspirin regularly causes severe degenerative eye disorders

3/1/2013 - Off and on over the past few decades, the push for using aspirin as a preventative against arterial clogging and heart attacks has helped Bayer increase its sales. Interestingly, this allopathic myth seemed to gather momentum around the same time that other pain relieving NSAIDs (non-steroid anti-inflammatory...

An aspirin a day... causes blindness?

2/5/2013 - People who take aspirin regularly to reduce their risk of heart attacks and strokes are significantly more likely to suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the primary cause of blindness in the elderly. These are the findings of a study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney...

Taking aspirin as few times as once a week triples risk of blindness

1/30/2013 - Many conventional doctors advise their patients to pop one every day like a multivitamin in order to supposedly ward off heart attacks, strokes, and even cancer. But taking an aspirin as few times as once a week, especially when you are not actually sick or in pain, can be incredibly dangerous, especially...

Arthritis and gout - kissing cousins (opinion)

11/21/2012 8:40:04 PM - Arthritis and gout are so closely related, it's ridiculous. For the most part, each arises from dietary choices where pleasing the senses, through the absurd and continual ingestion of anything and everything that had a face and a mother, and alcohol, takes precedence over intelligence. Basically,...

Killer pain relief

5/28/2012 - We strive to lower the smallest fever, mask, block, and interfere with pain, artificially combat swelling, medicate hypertension, diabetes, and body cholesterol. What we are failing to see is that these are all normal body responses to identify and correct what is wrong and bring balance and healing. Bottom...

Dr. Rashid Buttar talks vaccines on the Robert Scott Bell Show

5/12/2012 - Dr. Rashid Buttar guest-stars on the Robert Scott Bell Show to talk about Dr. Paul Offit, the devout vaccine entusiast who has probably ? in Dr. Buttar's words ? singlehandedly poisoned and killed literally millions of children worldwide. Dr. Buttar and Robert also cover important, breaking news regarding...

Taking an aspirin a day will cause cancer, not prevent it

3/31/2012 - The mainstream media is abuzz with new reports that claim taking an aspirin a day will supposedly help keep cancer away (http://www.naturalnews.com). But just a few years ago, mainstream science was declaring the exact opposite, as a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute back...

Beware dangerous new advice to use daily aspirin to prevent cancer

3/27/2012 - Before anyone jumps on the latest mainstream media bandwagon and begins taking daily aspirin to prevent cancer, there are several strong reasons to hesitate. To begin with, the study which produced the media storm was flawed and the claimed benefits are highly questionable. The new aspirin study...

Why daily low dose aspirin for heart attack protection should be discouraged

10/14/2011 - Many of us are aware of some negative side effects from low dose daily aspirin use to prevent heart attacks. But lately, more side effects, serious ones, of daily aspirin doses are making the risks outweigh the advantages completely. Fortunately, there are natural substitutes without side effects that...

Recent study finds aspirin linked to erectile dysfunction

5/16/2011 - Recent research has identified daily use of aspirin or other NSAID's with a significant increased risk of erectile dysfunction. The association of aspirin and other NSAID's with erectile dysfunction began with a small study in Finland. The results seen in the Finland study were affirmed in a larger...

Aspirin Myth Busted: It Does Not Prevent Cardiovascular Disease Deaths At All

5/4/2010 - Aspirin is unhelpful in preventing heart-related death in those "at risk" of cardiovascular disease, according to a study published in the Drugs and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). Doctors have long recommended that people who have survived heart attacks or strokes take an aspirin a day in order to...

Why You Need to Know about the Health Benefits of Super Food Natto

4/16/2010 - Taking an aspirin a day as an inexpensive way to avoid heart problems has been proven to be not only ineffective, but dangerous over time. Long term daily aspirin use has been strongly linked to pancreatic cancer and intestinal bleeding, often causing death. Expensive pharmaceuticals for heart problems...

Heal and Prevent Heart Disease with Nutrition, Part I

4/15/2010 - Doctors tell us that cardiovascular disease cannot be cured, but instead can only be managed, primarily with drugs such as statins. Likewise they would also have us believe that the best way to prevent cardiovascular problems is through the use of statins and daily aspirin, along with avoiding being...

Breast Cancer Study Heaps Glory on Aspirin whilst Natural Cures Go Overlooked

3/10/2010 - A study funded by Cancer Research UK on the effects of aspirin consumption and breast cancer was recently released, prompting a premature media frenzy on the supposed benefits of aspirin. In the reports that followed sensational headlines, there was very little mention of the weaknesses of epidemiological...

Aspirin is Dangerous and Should Not Be Used

2/2/2010 - Most people have heard that an aspirin a day is good for the heart and health. However, according to the British Medical Journal, aspirin "should not be routinely initiated," especially for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, and for patients already taking aspirin, its use should be reviewed.(1)...

Aspirin kills 400% more people than H1N1 swine flu

11/20/2009 - The CDC now reports that nearly 4,000 Americans have been killed by H1N1 swine flu. This number is supposed to sound big and scary, motivating millions of people to go out and pay good money to be injected with untested, unproven H1N1 vaccines. But let's put the number in perspective: Did you know that...

Routine Consumption of Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes "A Big Lie"

9/14/2009 - Taking an aspirin a day appears to increase a person's risk of dangerous gastric bleeding as much as it decreases their risk of heart attack or stroke, researchers have found. "We don't have good evidence that, for healthy people, the benefits of long-term aspirin exceed the risks by an appropriate...

Common Spices Work Better than Aspirin to Stop Blood Clots

6/16/2009 - Spices do a whole lot more than liven up food. New research has found that the active ingredients in several common spices prevent platelet aggregation and blood clot formation up to 29 times better than aspirin, and without the side effects. Scientists in India have done extensive testing to determine...

Daily Aspirin Useless in Preventing Heart Attacks in Diabetics

3/29/2009 - Taking aspirin daily has no effect on the risk of heart attacks and strokes among diabetics and should no longer be recommended as a routine medical practice, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Dundee, Scotland, and published in the "British Medical Journal. "We...

Low-Dose Aspirin Not Answer for Heart Health

2/17/2009 - If you listen to the reigning experts from the pharmaceutical world, aspirin appears to be the cure-all for everything. Now, a new Yale University study suggests that low-dose aspirin may prevent liver damage caused by side effects of drugs, alcohol, and obesity. Specifically, aspirin reduced mortality...

Aspirin Sold as a Wonder Drug for All That Ails, But Falls Far Short

5/21/2008 - You've likely seen the articles currently ballyhooing the idea that aspirin, along with other NSAIDs, cuts the risk of breast cancer. It sounds so good. The UK's Independent reported that the breast cancer risk is cut by 20%. The New York Times claimed a 26% lower risk. But, is it true? The answer is...

Aspirin therapy proves useless in half of stroke patients

7/22/2004 - Stroke patients have long been told to take a daily aspirin to "thin their blood" and help prevent strokes. But new research conducted by Northwestern Memorial Hospital has found that aspirin doesn't work for half the intended patients. No surprise there: if people want to prevent strokes, what they...

Bayer Corp would reap tremendous profits by convincing the public to take an aspirin every day

1/17/2004 8:42:49 PM - Bayer Corp, the maker of aspirin, is trying to get the FDA to approve the use of aspirin as a preventive measure against heart attacks. The ploy, of course, is to get permission to run TV ads that say, "One aspirin a day will prevent heart attacks, even if you've never had a heart attack." ...

Long term aspirin use leads to pancreatic cancer

1/8/2004 4:00:19 PM - Here's yet another study showing that long-term aspirin use promotes pancreatic cancer. It's not some tiny increase, either: the study shows that popping 14 or more aspirin tablets a week results in an 86% increase in the risk of contracting pancreatic cancer. So why have we all been taught...

Aspirin and painkiller drugs cause widespread stomach ulcers

11/19/2003 3:28:37 PM - A reported 40,000 people die each year from the use of over-the-counter painkillers like aspirin. This statistic goes largely unreported, of course, since it's not something the pharmaceutical industry wants people to know about. Think about it: each year, almost as many Americans die from OTC painkillers...

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