Due to the current pace of life, people often experience emotions negative that harm your well-being and Health , so it is important to know how to channel them to avoid being affected, but what are the emotions that hurt your heart ?
According to a study of the University of Pittsburgh , the way in which a person responds to emotions negative is related to the risk of having a heart attack or a stroke.
In the research published in the Journal Biological Psychiatry It is detailed that the emotions negative such as fear, anxiety, stress , depression and anger directly affect the brain circuits and the heart .
According to the doctor Peter Gianaros, teacher of Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh the emotions Persistent negatives increase the risk of atherosclerosis by increasing the levels of the chemicals that cause inflammation in the body.
The authors mention that the areas of the brain involved in the emotions They are involved in the detection and regulation of levels of inflammation in the body.
In addition, in the study, participants who had emotions Negative, also showed higher levels of interlucin-6, which is a cytokine that causes inflammation and promotes increased thickness of the carotid artery, a marker of atherosclerosis.
This study demonstrates the connection that exists between the wellness physical and psychological and social factors, so maintain good cardiovascular health.
It not only depends on diet and exercise, but also on the reduction of stress and positive emotions. And you, do you know how to control your negative emotions?