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Seven minutes for the hour now in new warning about the common painkiller aspirin.
Resurgence of the university Wisconsin now say taking it regularly for ten years.
Might -- the risk of a type of Mac and -- -- degeneration.
That can cause permanent blindness.
An estimated 20% of Americans take aspirin isn't a routine basis but the experts say that I condition is still so rare.
Any increased risk is well.
Doctor Russian mirage rise joins us now from NYU's playing on medical center -- doctor -- niceties nice to see him I read this -- like.
-- these people are trying to get a heart attack.
And this I think is real rare what happens exactly.
Well what happens is immaculate which is the center of your retina the -- that very back of her eyeball.
-- generate get new blood vessels of a new vascular means that this is a relatively rare condition so even -- the study show that it was a double risk if you do take aspirin for more than ten years.
You're still only talking about one -- 100 cases now this is one of the leading causes of blindness in the elderly but still this type is quite -- so as you said your heart is in -- if it's not working your -- not so much so if you really weigh the risks and benefits and things and talk to your doctor -- -- -- your doctor but -- isn't a reminder that even over the counter medications can have some long term effects.
So don't assume that just as you can buy without a prescription that it's totally -- I I tell my patients.
If you have a kind medical condition or your taking any -- medicines check with me or -- at least your pharmacist before you grab that over the counter medication.
You know Tylenol -- leave and all the rest of them.
Almost buried -- -- expert in its tracks and then along comes this daily aspirin regiment and it's all they had.
Her ties clean it is one of the oldest medicines we have but it has been shown to really have some great benefits for your heart for preventing stroke and now they're thinking many types of cancers may actually be prevented by taking -- daily aspirin so.
It really did feel it -- however -- irritate your stomach can cause -- for some people.
Always talk to your doctor before you start -- it's only about the amount of -- baby aspirin -- right.
Yeah in this study they looked at different amounts and they didn't really find a big difference in terms of how much the person is taking -- -- increased risk immaculate to generation to even the navy 81 milligrams.
Could potentially have this effect to.
Jerusalem derives from and -- you -- -- -- nice thank you.
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