Work Stress and Cardiovascular Disease

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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death of American adults. Although much attention is given to the importance of diet, exercise, smoking cessation and the role of genetics, a lesser focus has been given to the role of stress reduction in the prevention and treatment of heart disease.   A large number of studies have demonstrated a clear link between …

Low Blood Pressure: When It’s Safe & When It’s Not

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Low blood pressure, also known as hypotension, is a condition in which the amount of pressure your blood exerts against your artery walls is lower than normal. In certain cases, this is nothing to worry about and can even be a sign of good health. However, low blood pressure can also be dangerous if it falls too low, and can …