New studies confirm that aspirin and fish oil may not be as preventative for those at risk of cardiovascular issues as once thought. The studies suggest that fish oil supplements do not protect against cardiovascular events. However, eating fish should still be recommended. In terms of aspirin, it reduced the risk of cardiovascular event by 12 percent in participants, but also increased the risk of major bleeding. Many doctors are now not recommending aspirin or fish oil pills but rather prescribing regular exercise and healthy diets.
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