Tag Archives: cardiovascular disease

A warning for women with endometriosis

Women who have endometriosis, the abnormal growth of uterine tissue outside the uterus, may face a 60 percent higher risk of developing heart disease than women without the disorder, a new study suggests. The potential risk was especially high for … Continue reading

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Another reason to breastfeed: mom’s cardiovascular health

Breastfeeding is well established as the best way to nourish a newborn, and it helps moms in many ways too. New research adds another possible benefit: Young women who breastfeed may have healthier-looking arteries years later, compared with those who … Continue reading

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Fertility hormones pose no heart risk

Hormone treatments for menopause have been linked to several health risks, including cardiovascular disease. But women who receive hormones for fertility treatment don’t have the same problem, new research finds. In fact, Canadian women who used fertility therapy actually ended … Continue reading

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