Tag Archives: Stress

Stress and Heart Problems

  In our books and blogs we discuss the risk of living under severe stress. Now there is more evidence to support this concern. The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology reported a large study that concluded that people with high stress jobs are at an increased risk for atrial fibrillation.   Such jobs involve high… Read More »

Study bolsters findings that marathons increase heart stress. But what that means is unclear

A new “Research Letter” published Dec. 3 in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation raises the old fear that running long distances – particularly the 42.2-kilometre marathon – could be bad for amateur runners. But according to several experts, including the paper’s author, would-be marathoners should not worry that they are on the road to… Read More »