Monday, 18 January 2010

Stress Does Increase the Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes

New research has discovered that if someone gets stressed, it really can increase their chance of having a heart attack. It has been believed that there is no link between a person's stress levels and heart conditions, but researchers at University College London have conducted a trial that proves for the first time that stressed people are more likely to suffer from heart disease.

The researchers conducted tests on 514 people with an average age of 62 and those people who got stressed by the tests were more likely to have furring and narrowing of the arteries than those who remained calm.

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