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Heart Health

17 August 2010

Aggression thickens arteries

People who tend to be confrontational, especially those who are competitive and aggressive, run a higher risk of heart attack and stroke.

People who tend to be confrontational, especially those who are competitive and aggressive, run a higher risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a study released.

People who classed themselves as aggressive on a standard personality test were more likely to suffer from thickening of the neck arteries than those those who were classed as affable or accommodating, the research found.

 

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