Nowhere in your link was there any indication that aspirin caused
macular degeneration. Doctors "prescribe" it in many cases for
the very reasons that your link indicates - it thins the blood. That's why
they specifically tell people to take it to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
Fish oil is a blood thinner, as is garlic and many other natural
In some cases, fish oil's ability to decrease clot
formation can be considered an asset. Fish oil's blood-thinning effect may
help decrease your risk of thrombosis, a condition in which a blood clot
breaks free and circulates in your bloodstream, finally landing in your heart,
where it can cause myocardial infarction. A thrombosis that reaches your brain
can cause stroke. The Linus Pauling Institute states that in some cases fish
oil has been found to decrease the risk of ischemic stroke, which occurs when
a blood clot blocks an artery to your brain.