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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Within reason, bloodletting can be very beneficial. It lowers blood pressure.


5 posted on 12/24/2012 3:37:35 PM PST by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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It also reduces excess iron, which is implicated in heart disease.

It's the same reason aspirin helps... aspirin causes tiny hemorrhages and slight blood loss.

6 posted on 12/24/2012 3:39:34 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism. The goal of socialism is communism." --Vladimir Lenin)
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