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In addition to the major risk factors for heart disease (high cholesterol, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, smoking, and diabetes), stress can be a contributing factor. The effects of stress on your heart health are dif?cult to study and quantify in part because people not only expe- rience different levels of stress, but they also […]

The causes of Multiple Sclerosis

The cause or causes of Multiple Sclerosis are still unknown. Although there are significant geographical variations in the distribution of people with MS throughout the world, a great deal of research has failed to uncover any tangible evidence that there are specific avoidable risk factors associated with the onset of the disease. Genetic versus environmental causes […]