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Mental Stress and Your Heart
For younger women with heart disease, mental stress could have a big effect on their health, a new study found.
PTSD May Put the Heart in Peril
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may reduce the ability of blood vessels to fully dilate, which may raise heart attack and stroke risk, a new study found.
The Invisible Toll of Stress
Attention all you young guys out there — if you're stressed out a lot, it may be something to worry about.
The Dangers of Energy Drinks
How many energy drinks can young adults safely drink per day? The answer may surprise you.
How Work Stress Could Harm Your Health
Is work stress putting you at risk of having a meltdown? It may be putting your health at risk, too.
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of heartbeat rhythm problem.
Atrial Fibrillation: What Women Need to Know
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect women differently than men.
High Spirits, Low Stress Might Lift up Heart
Depression and stress can damage heart health. Put both conditions together, and it may cause a double-whammy that amplifies heart risks.
Manage Your Stress to Help Your Heart
Exercise in your teens is a good thing, but even with exercise, poor ability to cope with stress may affect your heart later in life.
Healthy Valentine’s Day for a Healthy Heart
Valentine’s Day — a day of chocolates, romantic dinners and loving hearts. Why can't it also be a day to focus on heart health?