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Certain traits, conditions and habits may raise a person's risk of heart disease, and one of those factors is menopause. This is because prior to menopause, estrogen plays a role in protecting the heart against coronary heart disease. In addition, being middle-aged tends to bring other risk factors for heart disease.

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Heart disease is a lifestyle disease. Yes, there are genetic or hereditary factors that play a role, but how you choose to live has a major impact. By lifestyle this makes me automatically think diet choices and activity level, but there are other factors that fall under "lifestyle".   Some of these factors would include:   Do you…

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