Experts say extreme emotional triggers could have same effect on the body as physical exertion
Attempting to “blow off steam” through vigorous exercise could triple the risk of a heart attack within the hour, experts say. Being very upset or angry more than doubles the risk of a heart attack within an hour, while heavy physical exertion does the same, a worldwide study suggested.
(Reuters Health) - Intense physical exertion or extreme emotional upset can each trigger a heart attack, and the risk may be highest if the two are combined, according to a new study.
Anger and heavy physical exertion may trigger a first heart attack. In the study involving over 12,000 people, the researchers found that intense activity along with intense emotions nearly double the risk of having a heart attack w...
Exercising to "blow off steam" when you're furious is how a lot of people end up having their first heart attack, researchers warn. Physical activity and emotional upset are both known to trigger heart attacks, and the combination o...
A large, international study ties heavy exertion while stressed or mad to a tripled risk of having a heart attack within an hour.