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Coping with Angina (1990) Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (2011) PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)
Drinking a large glass a day has the potential to reduce risk factors for heart disease within just six weeks.The Sun (2012)
The significance of high blood pressure as a risk factor in heart disease is the same for women as for men.The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure (1990)
This would raise blood pressure, another risk factor for heart disease.The Sun (2007)
All are risk factors for heart disease, a stroke and cancer.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Smoking is a major risk factor for heart disease and people with a long-term habit significantly reduce their life expectancy.The Sun (2010)
This group need screening for risk factors for cardiovascular disease and some might benefit from lifestyle advice and more intense anti-smoking interventions.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Coping with Angina (1990) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This looks at blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol and other disease risk factors as well as lifestyle.The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Finally, lack of exercise is also a risk factor for heart disease but it's relatively small when compared with the others.The Vitality Diet (1990)
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