A Conversation for Regulation of Blood pH

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Post 1


I like the picture in the top right hand corner of the page.
Very informative piece of writing.

Is this something you had to study for a recent project?

Perhaps you might be able to tell me why we have to take soluble aspirins to thin the blood in later life?

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Post 2


Yes, a very interesting and well written article. Checking out their personal spaces I see that the two authors are medics. Until they stop by to answer your question in more detail, here's a basic answer.

Aspirin makes our blood platelets less "sticky" so we are less likely to have a blood clot. A heart attack is caused by a blood clot getting stuck in a cardiac artery, depriving the heart muscle of blood. Hence, if we can reduce the likelihood of clots, we can reduce the likelihood of a heart attack.

We are also advised to take small amounts of Aspirin when taking long-haul flights to combat the possibility of deep vein thrombosis.

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