Health Tip: Manage Stress

Too much can harm your heart

(HealthDay News) -- No one has goes through daily life with no stress whatsoever. But too much stress can cause a host of emotional and physical problems, particularly on your heart and cardiovascular system.

The Cleveland Clinic says too much stress can:

  • Increase your blood pressure.
  • Lead to an abnormal heartbeat.
  • Damage your arteries.
  • Increase blood cholesterol.
  • Weaken your immune system.
Diana Kohnle

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