Heart disease can be caused by a number of risk factors, for example, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, unhealthy diet and habits, laziness, obesity as well as some uncontrollable factors like family history of heart disease. Nevertheless, there are at least two other risk factors, namely PCOS and infection, that could also trigger heart disease or even heart attack.
PCOS (Polycystic ovary syndrome) is found to be a serious disorder that can eventually lead to diabetes and even heart attack. But one does not need to have cysts on the ovaries to have PCOS. This is the warning made by The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. If a woman have two or more of the symptoms such as infertility, severe acne, excess face or hair body hair, male-like balding, irregular periods, ovarian cysts, high blood pressure, weight problems, or elevated insulin levels, then she could be a candidate of PCOS and is advised to check with her doctor about PCOS. Taking a blood test is necessary to check numerous hormone levels