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Some years ago, the Finnish government sponsored a comprehensive study of the health risks of the Finnish people. Free radical activity also plays a major role in the development and progression of atherosclerosis both through the generation of oxidized, reactive lipoproteins (compounds of proteins and fats which serve as carriers for cholesterol) and through direct attacks on the DNA of the arterial wall cells(7-12). During pregnancy, your heart works harder. Your GP may then listen to your heart with a stethoscope to check for a murmur (an unusual sound).

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