Heart disease medications include both anti-clotting medications, which are used to break up blood clots at any stage of heart disease, as well as other medications, such as nitrates, beta-blockers, CCBs, ACE inhibitors, statins and other lipid-lowering drugs. Anti-clotting drugs are categorized as antiplatelets or anticoagulants. Aspirin is the most common anti-clotting drug, and nearly everyone with heart disease or at-risk for heart disease is recommended to take a low-dose aspirin daily.
Spring is here, but it really hasn't felt like it here in West Virginia, until just recently. We've had temperatures in the 30's and 40's with a mix of rain and snow. But now as the temperatures finally rise, I know the outdoors await me, which in some ways I dread. Don't get me wrong, I love the beauty of Spring, but ever since I bought my…