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Low Estrogen Linked To Heart Attack In Premenopausal Women

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November 24, 2000
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A woman is more vulnerable to sudden, serious heart disease during the time of the menstrual cycle when her estrogen levels are at their lowest, according to a study presented at the American Heart Associationˇ¦s Scientific Sessions 2000. Researchers also found that other health risks only worsen the odds for heart disease in premenopausal women.

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 14 ˇV A woman is more vulnerable to sudden, serious heart disease during the time of the menstrual cycle when her estrogen levels are at their lowest, according to a study presented today at the American Heart Associationˇ¦s Scientific Sessions 2000. Researchers also found that other health risks only worsen the odds for heart disease in premenopausal women.


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