Women with anxious or angry personalities may have higher risk of heart disease after menopause. That’s the main finding from a long-term study of how personality affects the heart and arteries. But there’s more, note University of Pittsburgh researchers Kelly F. Harris and colleagues.
They found that taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) removes the added heart risk for women with Type A/angry personalities. However, it doesn’t lessen the risk for women having an anxious/depressed personality.
Sub-editorMenopause :: HRT may protect women with Angry, Aggressive Personalities
by Sub-editor ( Author at Spirit India )
Posted on July 12th, 2003 at 4:00 am.
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