1. If you take an aspirin or a baby aspirin once a day, take it at night. The reason: aspirin has a 24-hour "half-life"; therefore, if most heart attacks happen in the wee hours of the morning, the aspirin would be strongest in your system.
2. Fyi, aspirin lasts a really long time in your medicine chest.
Please read on...
WHY ASPIRIN BY THE BED
It saves lives ...
It is important to always have ASPIRIN in the home!!!
Why have Aspirin by the bedside ?
ABOUT HEART ATTACKS:
There are other symptoms of a heart attack besides the pain down the left arm.
One must also be aware of an intense pain on the chin, as well as nausea and lots of sweating; however these symptoms may also occur less frequently.
NOTE: There may be no pain in the chest during a heart attack.
The majority of people (about 60%) who have had a heart attack during their sleep, did not wake up. However, if it occurs, the chest pain may wake you up from your deep sleep.
If that happens, IMMEDIATELY DISSOLVE TWO ASPIRINS IN YOUR MOUTH and swallow them with a bit of water.
Afterwards, CALL 911 and state "HEART ATTACK!!!" and that you have taken 2 ASPIRIN. Then, if you can, call a neighbor or a family member who lives very close by.
SIT on a chair or sofa and wait for their arrival and ...
... DO NOT LIE DOWN !!!...
A Cardiologist has stated that, if each person, after receiving this e-mail, sends it to at least 10 people, probably a life could be saved!
I have received this a couple of times this week, so thought I'd post it. Please snag it for your blog, or post it to you email. Save a life today.