Make A Change Monday

December 24, 2018

December 24, 2018

Anxiety and Heart Health

Anxiety may affect cardiovascular health.

When someone is anxious, their body reacts in ways that can put an extra strain on their heart, which can be damaging in those with existing cardiac diseases.

Anxiety may have an association with rapid heart rate, increased blood pressure, and decreased heart rate variability.

Anxiety can also play a part in recovering from health conditions, especially with heart attacks and diseases.

Tip: Talk to your healthcare provider if you’re experiencing any of these symptoms.  Find ways to manage anxiety by limiting caffeine, slowly county to 10, or exercising daily.

Read More at: Anxiety and Cardiovascular Health 

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