Frequent use of aspirin can cause blindness

karasiwo23 By karasiwo23, 22nd Dec 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Based on knowledge that were reassessed every years for decades, and made with very thousand participants aged between 43 and 86 years, the survey has shown a significant increase in the risk of blindness.

Frequent use of aspirin can cause blindness

Frequent use of aspirin increases the risk of vision loss in the elderly, says study completed in the United States. According to the research, take the medicine regularly for extended periods may increase the patient's risk of oracular degeneration. This disorder is the leading cause of blindness in people over 60 years of age.

According to specialists, taking in to account the fact that a high number of people consuming aspirin often, increasing the risk becomes even greater.

Volunteers taking aspirin regularly (over two times a week for months) over0 years or more have very two times the risk of developing AMD than those not taking the drug. The likelihood of developing the issue is 1% for those who did not take the medicine and one.8% for those who used it.


"The association between regular aspirin use and the incidence of oracular degeneration is statistically important in order to fight the illness," said the team.

Macaulay degeneration affects the Macaulay - the part of the eye that allows people to view images in detail - and can lead to blindness. Although there's methods for delaying the loss of vision, there is no cure or way to recover the meaning which has already been lost.

Nice for cardiovascular and inflammation

Some specialists think that the anti-inflammatory properties of the drug help prevent heart assaults and other vascular accidents. The pill is also used to relieve pain and inflammation caused by arthritis.

Although the study has pointed out a downside of aspirin, other surveys in recent years have shown protective effects of treatment against various diseases.

Although there's studies that associate the constant use of aspirin in stopping some types of cancer hereditary.


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