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Stress is the way we all react to change. It
includes our mental, emotional, and physical responses to the pressures of
everyday life. Because change is a natural and normal part of life, everyone has some stress.
But stress can be bad for your heart. If you have heart disease, stress can lead to angina symptoms and maybe a heart attack.
Taking steps to
manage stress can improve your health and life.
No single method of "stress-busting" works
for everyone. You may need to try several methods to
find one that works for you. You may need to combine a few methods to get the
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologyMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRobert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology
Current as ofJanuary 27, 2016
Current as of:
January 27, 2016
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
& Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology
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