Aspirin’s ability to prevent platelets from sticking together makes this cheap, readily available drug valuable for preventing blood clots that can cause a heart attack or stroke. There’s no question that aspirin has value in secondary prevention—that is, in preventing a second heart attack or stroke. Aspirin is one of
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Q. What are the symptoms and causes of anemia, and what should I do if I suspect I have the condition?
A. Symptoms of anemia include fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness, rapid or irregular heartbeat, headache, cold hands or feet, pale skin, and chest pain. Anemia can result from several causes:
Up until around age 55, men are much more likely than women to experience a heart attack. The gap gets smaller with advancing age, but men are still at a higher risk than women of suffering a heart attack. For that reason alone, it’s important that you recognize the common
Q. My husband has been told his fatigue and reduced libido may be due to low testosterone levels, and his doctor suggested a testosterone-boosting drug. Am I right in thinking there are safety concerns associated with these drugs?
A. Testosterone levels naturally decline with age, and the decrease is