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    Can taking aspirin daily help with arteriosclerosis?

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    Dr Jason Kaplan

    Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

    Dr. Jason Kaplan is a specialist adult cardiologist and physician. Dr. Kaplan studied Medicine at UNSW and graduated with Honours in 1999 then completed his … View Profile

    Aspirin cannot reduce the burden of atherosclerosis, but if you have a high burden of atherosclerosis measured using a coronary calcium score or presecence of significant atheroma/plaque on a carotid ultrasound then aspirin is indicated to prevent against heart attacks and strokes

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