Heart Attack

7 Signs You Might Be Headed For a Heart Attack

Your mood, sleep schedule, and even your neighborhood could be putting your ticker in trouble.

Written By  CLAIRE NOWAK

You get angry over the littlest things

Tend to morph into Hulk when you’re upset? Those fiery emotions can drastically increase your risk for a heart attack. Researchers at the University of Australia questioned 313 patients who had suffered suspected heart attacks about their anger levels before the onset of symptoms. They found that patients were 8.5 times more likely to have a heart attack in the two hours following an intense outburst of anger, defined as “very angry, body tense, clenching fists or teeth.” The more often you’re angry, the higher your chances for a heart attack.

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