Psychosocial stress is a risk to the heart in women:- Psychosocial stress is indeed a huge threat for human beings. Psychosocial stress will put women at a higher risk to develop coronary heart disease as per a recent study. Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health researchers conducted the survey and it is published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. They are associated with a 21 percent higher risk of developing coronary heart diseases. Several women are under Psychosocial stress due to various reasons like divorce, spouse's death, physical or verbal abuse and social strain. Women are at a 12 percent higher risk of coronary heart disease.
The study collected the samples of 80,825 postmenopausal women from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study and they tracked the women from 1991 to 2015. They found better methods to prevent cancer and heart diseases. The researchers evaluated the impact of the psychosocial stress from various events. Close to 5 percent of the women delivered coronary heart diseases and there is no age limit or time. The strain at work is not independently associated with the coronary heart disease. A study also said that the leading cause off death is due to coronary heart disease and this is because the arteries turn narrow and cannot bring sufficient blood to the heart.