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There's also something important nearly sixty million Americans take aspirin every day to help prevent heart attacks and stroke.
But do you study finds it may not be fully effective for -- let -- go to you -- -- the -- part.
Well I think this is making the same kind of point about personalized medicine that we just made on Omega threes are asking for everyone sixty million people taking it.
Three years I was saying everybody over the age of fifty should consider.
-- keeping in mind the downside risk of bleeding risk of ulcers but for prevention and protection against stroke and heart attack or -- it's a really great thing.
But this study out of duke is finding something fascinating.
We know that 25% of the people who -- -- aspirin have strokes anyway -- heart attacks anyway.
So the question is is there a group that doesn't respond as well past her.
It's something called aspirin the response signature and you'll love that I didn't know -- -- -- -- -- -- response signature.
Are you part of the group that responds to -- or -- well.
At duke they're looking at genetic material -- -- they they call it -- it's called RNA.
To see if your platelets or or the things that make your blood stick are responding to aspirin.
Or not responding desperate okay well that's important when you have a heart attack.
You get a plaque in your -- -- coronary artery that -- and up come the platelets and stick and you get a blood -- we need the aspirin.
To prevent that blood clots from forming the -- now working.
I can tell you in two or three years from now when you come to my office.
You're in that group it shouldn't take Omega threes and you're in a group that shouldn't take aspirin -- the risks are high and you're not getting the benefit.
You know I think the most important part of this was aspirin resistance -- so in this study from duke are finding out that not everybody is responding the same way.
If the -- -- taking aspirin one -- react more than one may absolutely be resistance and that's why.
20% of the people -- -- taking aspirin they continue to have stroke and heart disease.
So did that what I like about this study is that it's a genetic.
Look -- physiology of aspirin we never had this before I think what's interesting is when you take Lipitor some medication for your cholesterol -- blood blood pressure.
We can follow and find out what did that medication due to you didn't bring the cholesterol down did you help would -- blood pressure we don't know about desperate and so.
Now what they're finding out is.
Exactly did goes and effectively and so someone maybe taking a low dose aspirin 81 -- ground somebody -- may need to take 325.
Milligram and that's why this is it.
-- not about that student test now either do the what's the one that did that to Charlotte -- our -- at a three fed has already passed the Omega three fatty -- index now for aspirin in the -- are a couple years went by -- -- two years you're gonna walk into your office and you're gonna say -- accusation of aspirin.
Okay is this an investment is it going all the war prisoners and I'll be able to tell you.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Don't take aspirin not everybody should be on -- and I don't know if he's gonna be happy about this or not.
But to take aspirin and want everybody to our side effects would this help your Doc -- are gonna run by a great guy -- that's the latest on aspirin and specialized ahead.
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