Stress in cardiovascular diseases.

  title={Stress in cardiovascular diseases.},
  author={Tobias Esch and G B Stefano and Gregory L Fricchione and Herbert Benson},
  journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  volume={8 5},
OBJECTIVE Evidence for a connection between stress and selected cardiovascular diseases is analyzed. Does stress cause or exacerbate cardiovascular diseases? METHOD The stress phenomenon is illustrated and the impact of stress on the circulatory system is examined. In particular, the pathophysiological significance of stress in hypertension, atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction (and others) is described. RESULTS Stress plays a major role in various (patho… CONTINUE READING
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