7 Ways Anger Is Ruining Your Health

7 Ways Anger Is Ruining Your Health

I don’t know about you but I have learned to manage my anger and aggravation quite a while ago and I actually use a very simple trick:
Whenever I’m about to “explode” I take a deep breath and make sure to remember that letting myself go is only going to harm myself and won’t change anything for the better.
I know it seems a bit simplistic but seriously when did bursting out ever solve anything?
Below is an interesting story about how this also put your heart at risk so make sure to read that now:

7 Ways Anger Is Ruining Your Health

Sometimes anger can be good for you, if it’s addressed quickly and expressed in a healthy way. In fact, anger may help some people think more rationally. However, unhealthy episodes of anger — when you hold it in for long periods of time, turn it inward, or explode in rage — can wreak havoc on your body. If you’re prone to losing your temper, here are seven important reasons to stay calm.

1. An angry outburst puts your heart at great risk. Most physically damaging is anger’s effect on your cardiac health. “In the two hours after an angry outburst, the chance of having a heart attack doubles,” says Chris Aiken, MD, an instructor in clinical psychiatry at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and director of the Mood Treatment Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina..

Read full article here: https://www.yahoo.com/health/7-ways-anger-is-ruining-your-health-120695059573.html

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