Published in Law and Health Weekly, January 21st, 2006
According to a report from England, "The association between lipid responses to acute mental stress and fasting serum lipid levels 3 years later in 199 middle-aged men and women was assessed."
A. Steptoe and L. Brydon at University College London wrote, "Total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol increased following moderately stressful behavioral tasks. LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and total:HDL ratio measured 3 years later were predicted by acute stress responses...
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