Heart Disease, Women and Stress

In 2009 I was admitted to the coronary intensive care unit diagnosed with having had a heart attack. After learning that heart disease is the number one cause of death for women, I was thankful to be alive. My diagnosis was Stress Cardiomyopathy. February is the month when the American Heart Association raises awareness of heart disease. Today women are more stressed than ever. Send a response and share what stresses you the most. Click Subscribe to learn more about how to avoid having a heart attack.


Driving in the Snow – Stress

http://www.MarthaLanier.com Often we are faced with unexpected stress such as waking up to snow covered roads when you have an eight hour drive home on the interstate. It is moments like this where we need to look for something that will relieve tension. Often relaxing music, a pleasant thought or just seeing something you don’t expect can generate a calm effect. This gives you an opportunity to shift your thoughts from facing an obstacle to experiencing an opportunity you might have otherwise missed.