An Aspirin a Day (Paperback)

The Wonder Drug That Could Save Your Life

By Keith M. Souter, Professor Tom Meade Frs (Foreword by)

Michael O'Mara Books, 9781843176329, 224pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2012

List Price: 12.95*
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Description

An essential guide to the lifesaving wonder drug that can be found in every medicine cabinet

Based on up-to-the-minute research, this groundbreaking book reveals how aspirin can discernibly reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer, and dementia. Sharing the results of recent studies which prove that aspirin can protect against some of the worst known diseases, it explains how readers can benefit from taking even a small dose daily. As well as giving critical guidance on the pros and cons of the drug, it also sets out the many ways in which it can maintain health, looking at current research about its effects on diabetes, deep-vein thrombosis, depression, and much more. It offers advice on what to ask the doctor before adopting an aspirin regime, and outlines the possible side effects. Comprehensive and informative, this fascinating book is essential reading for everyone, explaining how an inexpensive and readily available drug can prove invaluable to good health.



About the Author

Dr. Keith Souter worked as a family doctor for almost 30 years, and was involved in several national trials, including one of the major studies on aspirin. He has been a medical columnist for 28 years, is a medical journalist, and still practices medicine. Professor Tom Meade, FRS, is the coauthor of several seminal aspirin studies.