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Heart Attacks Are Linked to Patients’ Activity Level and Emotional State

Provider in Home with Senior Patients Medical Team Looking at Xray

A global study involving 52 countries concluded that prior activity and emotional state was linked to patients who experienced heart attacks. Researchers studied more than 12,000 patients who had experienced heart attacks for the first time. Nearly 75 percent of the patients were men, age 58 on average. Episodes of anger or upset doubled the risk of heart attack. Heavy physical activity combined with a high emotional state tripled the risk of heart attack. This study was published in Circulation, a cardiac-related journal. Read the summary article at Fox News.