The Surprising Connection Between Stress and Your Heart Health

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Right way to handle stress
When it comes to stress, two things are a given: It affects everyone at one point or another and there’s a right way and a wrong way to handle it.
Why is it so important to figure out a healthy way to deal with stress? Because ignoring it altogether won’t just make you anxious and unhappy, it will also do some major damage to your physical health—most importantly, the health of your heart.
Check out this video to discover the four main ways that stress may be affecting your heart health:
Better managing your stress and mental health can have a positive impact on all aspects of your life, including improving your overall heart health. How do you help manage your stress? Let us know in the comments section below.
Interested in learning more about healthy ways to reduce your stress and feel calmer and happier? Check out these blogs:
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