As the anger hurt your heart? Having bad temper not only damages your popularity. It can also wreak havoc on your health. A group of scientists confirms that the bad mood increases the risk of suffering a heart attack.
According to a study conducted by researchers from the Harvard University (United States), losing your temper increases this risk.
Although we already knew that aggressive people and enojonas are highly likely to suffer a heart attack, this new research is a pioneer in demonstrating that there is an instantaneous effect due to an explosion of anger.
According to the study, two hours after the anger has happened, the risk of suffering a heart attack increases five times, while the possibility of a stroke increases three times.
It has also been shown that those who get angry are often in greater danger, in addition to people who have a heart disease preexisting.
The group of scientists reached these conclusions after conducting nine investigations carried out between June 1966 and June 2013, in which six thousand cases of heart attacks and other cardiac problems, relating them to the extreme emotions of the patient.
In the words of Dr. Elizabeth Mostofsky, of the Faculty of Public Health of Harvard University , "Although the risk of experiencing an acute cardiovascular event with a single episode of anger is relatively low, the risk accumulates for people with frequent episodes."
It is clear that the importance of this research is that it will help to guide medically patients who have a high risk of suffering a heart attack. So, the next time you explode, think again, count to 10 and breathe deeply ... for the sake of your heart .