Harvard Women's Health Watch

Experts recommend low-dose aspirin to prevent stroke in women

A number of studies support the advice that women ages 55 to 79 should take a low-dose aspirin daily to reduce their risk of stroke. Aspirin does increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, so this should be factored into the decision.

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