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Stress and Heart Disease Directory

Stress is a normal part of life, but unmanaged stress can increase the risk of heart disease. It's important to determine your stress triggers and either avoid them or learn to handle them in a way that reduces your stress. Common causes of intense stress are death of a loved one, relationship problems, job loss, legal problems, perfectionism, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how stress affects your heart, signs of heart problems due to stress, and much more.

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Stress seems to worsen or increase the risk of conditions like obesity, heart disease, and asthma. WebMD offers stress release tips to help you manage stress better - and lower your health risks.

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