Stress and your heartCoronary heart disease - stress; Coronary artery disease - stress
Stress is the way your mind and body react to a threat or a challenge. Simple things, like a crying child, can cause stress. You also feel stress when you're in danger, like during a robbery or car crash. Even positive things, like getting married, can be stressful.
Stress is a fact of life. But when it adds up, it can affect your mental and physical health. Too much stress can also be bad for your heart.
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