January 19, 2018

BHI Cardiology

As cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, it is vital to understand what increases risk. Although many of the factors involved — such as obesity, hypertension, and smoking — are now well-known, there are still some missing parts to the puzzle. Certain reproductive factors — which might include early menopause, early periods, or menarche, complications of pregnancy, miscarriage, stillbirth, and hysterectomy — have long