Oct 142014
 

Mental stress

Mental stress affects the cardiovascular health of men and women differently, according to a new study which suggests that treatments for heart disease should be more gender-based.

This study revealed that mental stress affects the cardiovascular health of men and women differently. We need to recognise this difference when evaluating and treating patients for cardiovascular disease.

Women also experienced increased platelet aggregation, which is the start of the formation of blood clots, more than men.

Contributed By Sonia Narula

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