Questions About Bruising - page 2

Something decidely weird has raised its ugly little noggin recently: over the past month or so, I've noticed that I seem to collect bruises without any rhyme or reason. I mean, everybody bumps into... Read More

  1. by   VivaLasViejas
    I'm actually on all those meds to prevent cardiac problems......I've got longstanding HTN (been treated since age 33, had it for about 10 years off & on before that), plus what I suspect is probably some mild CHF. I was advised to add the ASA several years ago when I had a near-syncopal episode that turned out to be nothing more than a warning that my BP meds needed to be adjusted downwards due to a fairly significant weight loss at the time (some 40#).

    Now my BP is under decent control (last measurement was 142/72, which is excellent for me) and, I imagine, will continue to improve as I get into better and better shape. Maybe adjusting the ASA to 81 mg. will make this go away.....I hope!