Published in Blood Weekly, April 18th, 2002
Researchers at Ohio State University tested how quickly triglycerides - a type of fat linked to heart disease - cleared out of the bloodstream of volunteers during a stress-inducing test compared with a session in which the volunteers rested.
The results showed that, in all cases, stress caused triglycerides to stay in the bloodstream longer.
The findings suggest one reason why stress has been linked to heart disease, said Catherine Stoney, coauthor of the study...
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