Be Easy: How You React To Stress Could Put Your Heart At Risk

 

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It’s been long assumed that the daily stresses of dealing with a terrible boss at work, sitting in rush-hour traffic or running late to an important lunch meeting can weigh heavy on your heart.

But it’s not the actual number of stressful events that puts a person at higher risk for heart disease and premature death – as many believe.

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