Stress, heart health, and the amygdala: Links explained
|Stress, heart health, and the amygdala: Links explained||Darrell Miller||01/22/17|
January 22, 2017 12:59 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: Stress, heart health, and the amygdala: Links explained
Though it is not clearly understood yet, studies show that psychological stress seems to have a connection with heart health, even including cardiac events and other major problems such as higher blood pressure, stroke, and angina. Higher levels of amygdala activity have been associated with increased risk of problems related to the heart, even when taking into account other risk factors.
- Long-term stress is linked to cardiovascular disease.
- Psychological stress carries with it a wealth of ills.
- Studies in animals have found that stress increases the manufacture of white blood cells in bone marrow.
"Long-term stress is linked to cardiovascular disease."