Are stress and heart disease inter-related?

Updated at: Feb 04, 2013
Are stress and heart disease inter-related?

Stress and heart disease are inter-related. Find out why you should avoid stress.

Editorial Team
Heart HealthWritten by: Editorial TeamPublished at: Feb 04, 2013

Yes, stress and heart disease are inter-related. Stress over the long term leads to high blood pressure which in turn leads to heart disease. Long term stress may also lead to dysfunction of other organs that in turn may affect the heart.

Certainly patients with long term depression are more prone to early onset of heart disease; however this may be also because of other reasons than depression itself.


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