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Can stress contribute to my heart failure?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Yes

Too much stress can reduce well being.
Energy that you may need to make your heart healthy, goes into dealing with stress, instead. Managing stress is a key factor in reducing risk of heart disease. A stress management class, self-help reading, or counseling can help.

In brief: Yes

Too much stress can reduce well being.
Energy that you may need to make your heart healthy, goes into dealing with stress, instead. Managing stress is a key factor in reducing risk of heart disease. A stress management class, self-help reading, or counseling can help.
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
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Dr. Emmett Miller
Psychiatry

In brief: Yes!

Stress is the result of internal conflict, the non-specific sympathetic reaction to thoughts and mental images that your limbic system thinks is dangerous.
In the vain attempt at fight or flight the heart is overloaded. Learn to relax! letting go of stress is vital (drmiller.Com). Balance this with healthy exercise. Live in the present, practice gratitude, and be happy with the beauty of the world.

In brief: Yes!

Stress is the result of internal conflict, the non-specific sympathetic reaction to thoughts and mental images that your limbic system thinks is dangerous.
In the vain attempt at fight or flight the heart is overloaded. Learn to relax! letting go of stress is vital (drmiller.Com). Balance this with healthy exercise. Live in the present, practice gratitude, and be happy with the beauty of the world.
Dr. Emmett Miller
Dr. Emmett Miller
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine

In brief: Maybe

Stress can contribute to almost everything.

In brief: Maybe

Stress can contribute to almost everything.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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