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'Immediate' aspirin has been shown to significantly reduce deaths from heart attack, and the earlier it is taken during a heart attack, the greater the benefit.
Aspod® is the only system in the world specifically designed to provide you with instant access to an emergency dose of soluble aspirin - wherever you are, 24 hours a day, even in the dark.
Indigestion or Heart Attack?
If you are experiencing chest pain, breathlessness and feeling generally unwell and suspect it may be indigestion take an antacid such as Gaviscon® or Rennies®. In the vast majority of cases the symptoms of indigestion will have eased within 10-20 minutes of taking the antacid. If the symptoms persist, spread, or get worse seek immediate medical advice/attention in case it is a heart attack – DO NOT WAIT.
TIA, STROKE, HEART ATTACK AND ASPIRIN
THE LATEST ADVICE
October 2016: Dr Mark Porter met Peter Rothwell, Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Oxford, to discuss his important new findings relating to mini-strokes (TIA), strokes, heart attack and aspirin.
Advice for Ramblers...
Aspod® features in the first edition of Outdoor First Aid. The book is packed with good advice for administering first aid in remote settings and is essential reading for those outdoor enthusiasts. See the page concerning heart attacks here.
Find out what causes a heart attack and how aspirin can help
Many senior health care professionals recommend that an emergency dose of 300mg soluble aspirin is carried at all times by people over the age of 50.
"Every year almost a quarter of a million people suffer heart attacks in Britain and a third die before reaching hospital"
British Heart Foundation 2007 Heart Disease Statistics
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Taking 'Immediate' aspirin during a heart attack is accepted as a potential lifesaver. Therefore, it makes sense to carry 300mg aspirin around with you. Why not spread the word and make your friends and relatives aware by tweeting this page or liking it on facebook.
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2:53pm on Thursday, April 26th, 2018
Great idea, great sevice from these guys too.If it saves a life, mine or another's, job done. Not all heroes wear capes! They just carry a small green pod. ;-)
Chris Kennedy Manchester
12:34am on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
What a great idea!
tony doyle ireland
9:24am on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
I suffer from heart trouble and it gives me peace of mind to have one!
tracy Kingston rossendale
2:23pm on Saturday, November 14th, 2015
Excellent idea just survied a heart aged 41 I saw these adverised on a car sticker were do u purchase car stickers pls
John Mifflin South East England
4:11pm on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
An excellent idea to have this life saver close to hand attached to your key ring.