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Stress and Your Heart

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Stress is something that everyone has to deal with.  Its basic definition is your body’s response to any kind of external stimulus – physical, mental, or emotional.  For a long time, physicians and scientists have found that there is a relationship between stress and heart disease risk, but there’s not yet a great understanding of the exact mechanism.  There are many possibilities.  People who have high levels of stress tend to have less physical activity, poor diets, […]

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