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In what ways is stress harmful? Does in increase cholesterol? I think it does increase bp.

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Dr. Islam Abudayyeh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: YES!

Stress and sleed deprivation will increase your blood pressure directly.
Also it increases your cortisol (steroid) production and that makes you retain salt and water, increases your volume, increases cholesterol production especially harmful cholesterol (ldl and vldl), and has many other harmful effects.

In brief: YES!

Stress and sleed deprivation will increase your blood pressure directly.
Also it increases your cortisol (steroid) production and that makes you retain salt and water, increases your volume, increases cholesterol production especially harmful cholesterol (ldl and vldl), and has many other harmful effects.
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