The wild stock market ride, rising foreclosure rates, and increasing layoffs
may give you a queasy feeling in your stomach, but it’s your heart that is
really at increased risk during a recession, cardiologists say.
Because of the stress that often comes with a recession, it’s important
to take extra care of your heart’s health.
“Stress, anxiety, and depression all affect heart health,” says Stanley
Hazen, MD, PhD, section head of preventive cardiology and rehabilitation at the