Stress and unhealthy lifestyle linked to heart disease

Another study has found a stressful, unhealthy lifestyle contributes to an increase in the risk of heart disease.

Researchers at University College London looked at seven European studies of coronary artery disease that included more than 100,000 subjects during a 15-year study period. The survey looked at smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity, and physical inactivity, as well as job strain. The results suggest that people with unhealthy lifestyles and job stress reported a higher incidence of coronary artery disease.

The findings suggest a healthy lifestyle could reduce the risk of heart disease for people with job stress.

Read more at UCL

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