Some effects of emotion on the normal and abnormal heart.

@article{Taggart1983SomeEO,
  title={Some effects of emotion on the normal and abnormal heart.},
  author={Peter Taggart and M O Carruthers and Walter Somerville},
  journal={Current problems in cardiology},
  year={1983},
  volume={7 12},
  pages={1-29}
}
Increased heart rate and catecholamine secretion are induced by certain emotions. Automobile driving in busy city traffic, racing driving, speaking before an audience, and parachute jumping are associated with sinus tachycardia 120-180 per minute, and increase in the plasma levels of adrenaline and/or noradrenaline. Electrocardiographic changes, chiefly ST depression, may occur in a small proportion of persons without ischemic symptoms and with normal resting tracings. Patients with clinical… CONTINUE READING

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Patients with clinical coronary disease , angina , and ischemic ST changes and arrhythmias may be induced by the emotional stimuli associated with car driving and public speaking ; plasma catecholamine levels are increased in proportion to the intensity of the stimulus .
Patients with clinical coronary disease , angina , and ischemic ST changes and arrhythmias may be induced by the emotional stimuli associated with car driving and public speaking ; plasma catecholamine levels are increased in proportion to the intensity of the stimulus .
Patients with clinical coronary disease , angina , and ischemic ST changes and arrhythmias may be induced by the emotional stimuli associated with car driving and public speaking ; plasma catecholamine levels are increased in proportion to the intensity of the stimulus .
Patients with clinical coronary disease , angina , and ischemic ST changes and arrhythmias may be induced by the emotional stimuli associated with car driving and public speaking ; plasma catecholamine levels are increased in proportion to the intensity of the stimulus .
Patients with clinical coronary disease , angina , and ischemic ST changes and arrhythmias may be induced by the emotional stimuli associated with car driving and public speaking ; plasma catecholamine levels are increased in proportion to the intensity of the stimulus .
Patients with clinical coronary disease , angina , and ischemic ST changes and arrhythmias may be induced by the emotional stimuli associated with car driving and public speaking ; plasma catecholamine levels are increased in proportion to the intensity of the stimulus .
Automobile driving in busy city traffic , racing driving , speaking before an audience , and parachute jumping are associated with sinus tachycardia 120 - 180 per minute , and increase in the plasma levels of adrenaline and/or noradrenaline .
Automobile driving in busy city traffic , racing driving , speaking before an audience , and parachute jumping are associated with sinus tachycardia 120 - 180 per minute , and increase in the plasma levels of adrenaline and/or noradrenaline .
Automobile driving in busy city traffic , racing driving , speaking before an audience , and parachute jumping are associated with sinus tachycardia 120 - 180 per minute , and increase in the plasma levels of adrenaline and/or noradrenaline .
Automobile driving in busy city traffic , racing driving , speaking before an audience , and parachute jumping are associated with sinus tachycardia 120 - 180 per minute , and increase in the plasma levels of adrenaline and/or noradrenaline .
Automobile driving in busy city traffic , racing driving , speaking before an audience , and parachute jumping are associated with sinus tachycardia 120 - 180 per minute , and increase in the plasma levels of adrenaline and/or noradrenaline .
Automobile driving in busy city traffic , racing driving , speaking before an audience , and parachute jumping are associated with sinus tachycardia 120 - 180 per minute , and increase in the plasma levels of adrenaline and/or noradrenaline .
Automobile driving in busy city traffic , racing driving , speaking before an audience , and parachute jumping are associated with sinus tachycardia 120 - 180 per minute , and increase in the plasma levels of adrenaline and/or noradrenaline .
Automobile driving in busy city traffic , racing driving , speaking before an audience , and parachute jumping are associated with sinus tachycardia 120 - 180 per minute , and increase in the plasma levels of adrenaline and/or noradrenaline .
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