Colorectal cancer is a type of cancer that starts either in the colon or the rectum. Colon cancer and rectal cancer is commonly coined as colorectal cancer because they have many characteristics in common. Cells in any part of the body can become cancer and can spread to other areas of the body. When cells in the body start to grow out of control, cancer starts.
Before we talk about thyroid disorders, let’s make sure everyone is on the same page as to what the thyroid does. It’s main function is to..
Statins are used to control LDL Cholesterol in our bodies. They are effective, which is why cardiologists prescribe them for their patients at risk for heart attack, coronary heart disease, angina and stroke. Sometimes, however, they get prescribed to patients with a family history of the above conditions. An important note on statins is that while they reduce cholesterol being made by the body, they do NOT remove any blockages already in existence.
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