Why Stress Might Be Hurting Your Heart


Why Stress Might Be Hurting Your Heart
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Downsizing, elections, your girl dumped you on Valentine’s Day. Life is full of stressors, and those triggers may be killing you. A team from Harvard uncovered via PET and CT scans that increased activity in the amygdal, a region of the brain tied to stress, may cause heart disease.

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