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Heart Disease Caused By Stress

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Medical researchers aren't sure exactly how stress increases risk of heart disease. Stress itself might be risk factor, or it could be that high levels of stress make other risk factors worse. For example, if you are under stress, your blood pressure goes up, you may overeat, may exercise less, and you may be more likely to smoke. If stress itself is risk factor for heart disease, it could be because chronic stress exposes your body to unhealthy, persistently elevated levels of stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol. Studies also link stress to changes in blood clots, which increase risk of heart attack. Stress can be caused by physical or emotional change, or changes your environment that require you to adjust or respond. Things that make you feel are called stressors. Stressors can be minor hassles, major lifestyle changes, or combination of both. Being able to identify stressors in your life and releasing they cause are keys to managing stress. Below are some common stressors can affect people at all stages of life. Illness, either personal or of member or friend. Death of friend or loved one. Problems in personal Work overload. Starting new job. Unemployment. Retirement. Pregnancy. Crowds. Relocation. Daily hassles. Legal problems. Financial concerns. Perfectionism. When you exposed to long periods of stress, your body gives warning signals that something is wrong. These physical, cognitive, emotional behavioral warning signs should not be ignore. They tell you that you to slow down. If you continue to be stressed and you don't give your body break, you are likely to develop health problems like heart disease. You could worsen existing illness. After you ve identified cause of stress in your life, next step is to learn techniques that can help you cope with stress while fighting heart disease. There are many techniques you can to manage stress. Some of which you can learn yourself, while other techniques may require guidance of trained therapist. Eat and drink sensibly. Abusing alcohol and food may seem to reduce stress, but it actually to it. Assert yourself. You do not have to meet expectations or demands. It's OK to say no. Remember, being assertive allows you to stand up your rights and beliefs while respecting those of others. Stop smoking. Aside from obvious health risks of cigarettes, nicotine acts as stimulant and brings on more stress symptoms. Exercise regularly. Choose non - competitive and set reasonable goals. Aerobic exercise has been shown to release relaxation every day. Choose from variety of different techniques. Take responsibility. Control what you can leave behind what you cannot control. Reduce causes of stress. Many people find life is filled with too many demands and little time. For most part, these demands are ones we have to choose.

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Stress and Your Heart

Exercising, maintaining positive attitude, not smoking, not drinking too much coffee, enjoying healthy diet and maintaining healthy weight are good ways to deal with stress, say Schiffrin, who is also Canada Research chair in hypertension and vascular Research at Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research. All those people are doing right thing, say Schiffrin, volunteer with American Heart Association. Medicines are for many things, but usually not for stress. Some people take tranquilizers to calm them down immediately, but it's far better in long term to learn to manage your stress through relaxation or stress management techniques. Be careful not to stress with anxiety. If you suffer from anxiety, with your doctor about treatment or management plan, including whether you need medication. Figuring out how stress pushes your buttons is important step in dealing with it.

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Mitral Valve Prolapse

In MVP, when left ventricle contracts, one or both flaps of Mitral Valve flop or bulge back into left atrium. This can prevent valve forming tight seal. As result, blood may leak from ventricle back into atrium. Backflow of is called regurgitation. Mvp doesnt always cause backflow. In fact, most people who have MVP have backflow and never have any related symptoms or problems. When backflow occurs, it can get worse over time and it can change heart size and raise pressure in left atrium and lungs. Backflow also raises risk of heart valve infections. Medicines can treat troublesome symptoms and help prevent complications. Some people will need surgery to repair or replace mitral valves. Exact Cause Of Mitral Valve Prolapse Isn't Know. Most people who have condition are born with it. Mvp tend run in families. Also, it's more common in people who are born with tissue disorders, such as Marfan Syndrome. In people who have MVP, Mitral Valve may be abnormal in following ways: Valve flaps may be too large and thick. Valve flaps may be floppy. Tissue Of Flaps And Their Supporting Strings Are Too Stretchy, And Parts Of Valve Flop Or Bulge Back Into Atrium. Opening Of Valve May Stretch. These problems can keep valve from making tight seal. Some people's valves abnormal in more than one way. You can't prevent Valve Prolapse. Most people who have condition are born with it. Complications from MVP, such as Arrhythmias and endocarditis, are rare. Ie is infection of inner lining of your heart chambers and valves. People at high risk for IE may be given antibiotics before some types surgery and dental work. Antibiotics can help prevent IE. Your doctor will tell you whether you this type of treatment. People at high risk for IE may include those who ve had valve repair or replacement or have some types of underlying heart disease. Most people who have Mitral Valve Prolapse aren't affected by condition. They don't have any symptoms major Mitral Valve backflow. When MVP does cause signs and symptoms, they may palpitations, Shortness of breath, Cough Fatigue, Dizziness, or anxiety, Migraine headaches, chest discomfort. Mvp symptoms can vary one person to another. They tend to be mild but can worsen over mainly when complications occur. Mitral Valve Prolapse most often is detected during routine physical exam.S During exam, your doctor will listen to your heart with stethoscope. Stretch Valve flaps can make clicking sound as they shut. If Mitral Valve is leaking blood back into left atrium, your doctor may hear heart murmur or whooshing sound. However, these Abnormal Heart sounds come and go. Your doctor may not hear them at time of exam, even if you have MVP.

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