As a certified first aider, I know that aspirin can be administered to a person showing signs and symptoms of stroke or heart attack and daily aspirin therapy can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. However, you should first check the persons' medical history and allergy on medications before you give it. Studies also shows that baby aspirin has some anti-aging benefits and is now also being considered a strong cancer reducer.
My Dad has to take half an aspirin everyday - Doctors orders!! - as it helps to keep his blood thinner. hopefully preventing him from having a heart attack or stroke. I'd like to add that I wouldn't recommend anyone taking a daily dose of aspirin without being advised to by their Doctor!!
Although some studies suggests that Aspirin's anti-inflammatory properties may help reduce risk of dementia, one should NOT be taking Aspirin over the long term as a preventative measure due to potentially dangerous side effects of Aspirin. ... read more