If your loved one has heart disease, or has suffered from a stroke or heart attack, you will play an important role in taking care of them. As someone they love and trust, you can discuss important topics like lifestyle changes and continually encourage them to make those changes. Together you can exercise more, eat healthy, stop bad habits like smoking and keep an eye on each other’s health.
New research published in the journal Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association, suggests that women who experience heightened symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are 60 percent more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than women who have never experienced trauma. The Study: Study Background: "Psychological…