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Anyone know exactly how estrogen increases the risk of heart problems?
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
In brief: Clotting factors
'exactly' is tough in a short general answer, but Estrogens stimulate production of clotting factors in the liver, increasing coaguability (risk of clot) in the blood vessels.

In brief: Clotting factors
'exactly' is tough in a short general answer, but Estrogens stimulate production of clotting factors in the liver, increasing coaguability (risk of clot) in the blood vessels.
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