Does Stress Overwhelm You? Your Heart Could Suffer:

  • Stress is part of everyone’s life. However, when it is intense and continuous, you can feel down and weaken to the point of affecting such a vital organ such as the heart. A study focused on this important issue.stress
  • Nobody gets rid of stress, but some people, even those without previous health problems, when subjected to long continuous periods of intense stress, could pay the price with the health of your heart. So says a study led by cardiologists.
  • The causes can be many: a very demanding job, financial problems, difficult family situations such as a separation or divorce. The high levels of stress, if not counteracted and relieved, can endanger the welfare physical and psychological of the sufferer.images
  • In fact, it can cause what is known as vital exhaustion, a toxic combination of exhaustion, irritability, and demoralization.
  • This vital exhaustion is not any fatigue. It is a continuous feeling of fatigue that is not relieved even when it is well rested overnight. In the long term, the person begins to be irritable and demoralized. And this is where the danger begins since the results of the study revealed that the vital exhaustion raises the chances of developing heart disease by 36 percent, placing it on 24259a4e00000578-2877890-image-a-13_1418923077889par with other risk factors for heart health such as depression and the anxiety.
  • The relationship between vital exhaustion and the first time that heart disease is suffered by reviewing the results of 11 previous studies and data gathering of about 60,000 people without heart disease. The studies followed six and a half years on average.shutterstock_435391108-compressor-1000x400
  • Taking into account other risk factors, the researchers concluded that the vital exhaustion increases by one-third the risk of a healthy person to develop heart disease.28572d9000000578-3068599-cardiologists_at_the_university_of_california_medical_center_fou-a-30_1430825147247
  • First, the exhaustion caused by stress can affect levels of stress hormones, such as adrenaline and cortical, and neurotransmitters such as serotonin. These hormones, in turn, can interfere with the immune system of the person creating inflammation in the body. But also those affected by intense stress leads to exhaustion, feel more inclined to acquire negative health habits, such as smoking, abusing alcohol, or eat undesirable foods, such as methods to cope with the stresses of everyday life.
  • The antidote, according to experts, is precise to take steps to reduce the level of stress, such as yoga and meditation. To this must be added a healthy diet and exercise regularly to ensure sustained energy levelsportscoachingmain4
  • The results of the study should also serve as a wake-up call to health professionals, so that the annual checks of their patients, in addition to assessing levels of glucose, cholesterol, or blood pressure, research on the style patient’s life in order to detect those cases where stress may be a risk factor for heart health.
  • If you are living an extreme situation and you find the limit of your strength, seek professional help to resolve it, including a visit to your doctor who will undergo a checkup, you indicate ways to manage stress, and can protect time, your health and your life.