Stress & Heart Health
We all experience a certain amount of stress. Sometimes this is good. It helps us focus on our work and keeps us aware of our surroundings. But an excessive amount of stress can cause major physiological problems. The Covid-19 pandemic and its effects on our families have put an enormous amount of stress on an already stressful financial situation. Please read on to see if you are in danger of heart disease due to stress and what we can do.
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An extended period of stress can lead to high blood pressure and inflammation of the heart.
Click Here to Read More at Myocarditis.org
Stress causes all sorts of minor physical discomfort—think sweaty hands and an upset stomach. But it can also raise your risk of serious heart problems. Recognizing symptoms of stress and what we can do:
Click Here to Read More at HopkinsMedicine.org
Stress is one of the most common patient complaints. In cardiology, complaints of stress take on special prominence because the links between brain and heart are important.
Click Here to Read More at NIH.gov
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