Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide, and 80% of CVD diffusions occur in middle and high income countries, as indicated by the World Health Organization . Although, this could be a problem of sentimental origin, since there are emotions that can cause a heart attack.
"The emotions more common such as daily stress or frustration can deteriorate the heart health even to cause permanent damage, "says a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
"Broken heart" is a popular saying when it comes to heartbreak. However, there are feelings that could literally break this organ. According to a study conducted by the Behavioral Cardiovascular Health Center, Department of Medicine, New York Hospital , there are emotions that are present before there is a myocardial infarction :
1. Excessive anger
5. Acute stress
In the case of stress, This is because the body releases hormones called catecholamines, such as dopamine, norepinephrine and epinephrine. They produce what is called the "fight or flight" reaction.