Categories: Defeat Bad Habits

Anger: The Silent Killer

In this day and age, we’re all subject to various negative elements, some of which are natural body reactions and emotions, still, when such situations last for a period of time, they can have destructive physical, emotional and mental outcomes. In the following lines, we’ll be talking about the dangers of anger and anger related bursts, as it’s a common issue many people deal with one way or another.

Anger is an intense emotional response, usually triggered when a person feels that their personal boundaries are -or will be- violated, some people tend to express their anger while others suppress it, yet, don’t be mistaken, both methods can be bad for you and your health.

Today, we’ll focus on the effects of expressing your anger and letting it take over you, for after an angry outburst your cardiac health would be in danger as the risk of a heart attack doubles in two hours after the outburst.

Anger can be damaging to your respiratory system as well, for a study was conducted on a group of men observing their hostility and concluded that over time, those who were more hostile, had worse lung capacity, associating the increase of anger related hormones with inflammations in the air-ways.

Anger weakens your immune system, you might think this is an exaggeration, but as studies show, the more often you are angry, the more chances you have of falling ill, as anger, even thinking about angry experiences from the past decrease the levels of Immunoglobulin A, one of the most crucial antibodies of the human body.

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