The time has come for physicians to take notice: the impact of psychosocial stressors on the heart.

@article{Figueredo2009TheTH,
  title={The time has come for physicians to take notice: the impact of psychosocial stressors on the heart.},
  author={Vincent M Figueredo},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={122 8},
  pages={704-12}
}
A rapidly growing body of evidence supports a relationship between psychosocial factors and cardiovascular disease. In this article, a review of the epidemiologic and clinical research investigating this relationship concludes that psychosocial stressors can be both a cause and a consequence of cardiovascular disease events. Furthermore, recent data have shown that stress management might reduce future cardiac events in patients with cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately, the influence of… CONTINUE READING

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