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Rage Attacks Can Trigger Heart Attacks

Outbursts of anger dramatically increase the risk of heart attacks, stroke, and other cardiovascular problems. Read More

Chronic Stress and Heart Strain

Chronic mental stress and anger put a lot of strain on your heart. Learning how to manage stress and improve your mood will in turn help reduce the amount of stress on your heart. Thank you for pointing out that it is rare that one rage attack may lead to a heart attack – but for stressing that anger and rage over time can be detrimental to heart health.

Chronic Stress and Heart Strain.

Thank you sharing your thoughts and insights with myself and other readers in the comments here Brett Pierce. Much appreciated!

Christopher Bergland

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Christopher Bergland is a world-class endurance athlete, coach, author, and political activist.

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