Stress and Your Heart
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Stress and Your Body
Taught by Professor Robert Sapolsky | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
Armed with the necessary background information, explore how specific organ systems suffer when faced with chronic stress. In the first of a series of lectures on this subject, learn how long-term stress can damage heart muscles, inflame and clog blood vessels, and even lead to sudden cardiac arrest.