Thursday, May 6, 2010

Stress and your Heart

The BBC reported today that "Women under 50 'face work stress risk.'

In particular,
"After accounting for risk factors such as smoking and diabetes, the researchers found that those who described pressure at work as "much too high" were 35% more likely to have developed heart disease than those who were comfortable with the pressure.
But when they broke the results down by age, they found it was only the women aged 50 and under who were affected significantly."

The full text of the medical journal article is available (free) here

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