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Heart attack: Drinking MILK may REDUCE risk of heart disease and heart attacks

The leading cause of heart attacks is coronary heart disease. Coronary heart disease is a condition in which the major blood vessels supplying the heart get clogged up with deposits of cholesterol. Before a heart attack occurs, one of the deposits of cholesterol bursts, causing a blood clot to develop. The blood clot may then… Read More »

An Introduction to Addison’s Disease

On top of your kidneys sit the adrenal glands — these are two thumb-sized triangular glands that are responsible for the production of several hormones, including adrenaline, cortisol and aldosterone.1 When the glands become physically damaged and cease to function normally, you may have a disorder called Addison’s disease. This is a rare but potentially… Read More »