For over a hundred years, aspirin, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug with salicylic acid, has been used for mostly hangovers, toothaches and arthritis. But over time the world has discovered the most remarkable aspirin uses beyond pain that range from removing sweat stains to preventing cancer if taken daily.
However, be warned that taking aspirin daily can cause gastrointestinal bleeding says the FDA, so consult with your doctor and be sure to take either a very low dosage or baby aspirin if you do.
25 Surprising Aspirin Uses You Need in Your Life
1. Increases Chances for Pregnancy
Trying to get pregnant? The National Institute of Health reported that a study published in The Lancet found women who had miscarried were more likely to have a successful pregnancy if they took an aspirin daily with folic acid.
2. May Help Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence
While experts are not one hundred percent sure of aspirin’s efficiency against fighting cancer, Dr. Andrew Weil reports that observational studies suggest that taking aspirin daily can reduce the breast cancer recurrence rate by 50 percent in people over the age of 50.
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