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Does caring for a disabled person increase my heart disease risk?

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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Stress

Not directly, though indirect results of such a stressful circumstance might result in gaining weight, eating less healthy, and becoming sedentary might lead to greater risk in the future.
Acute coronary risk goes up when stress/anxiety levels are high.

In brief: Stress

Not directly, though indirect results of such a stressful circumstance might result in gaining weight, eating less healthy, and becoming sedentary might lead to greater risk in the future.
Acute coronary risk goes up when stress/anxiety levels are high.
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Dr. Steven Ajluni
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