Major risk factors for heart disease – how do you get heart disease?

Risk factors are those things you do or conditions you may be suffering from that increase your chances of getting a particular disease. What causes heart disease? High blood cholesterol Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is produced by the liver and is used for various things in the body.The…

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Having a hysterectomy? 5 side effects of having your ovaries removed

Here are some reasons why you may keep your ovaries if you’re having a hysterectomy. About 6000 hysterectomies are performed in the U.S every year and about half or these are accompanied by removal of apparently normal ovaries. The reasoning behind this is that it reduces the occurrence of ovarian…

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