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Jan 28, 2008

Why not Worry?

If you think that worrying is annoying but harmful, think again.

Hot flashes. In a study of women approaching menopause, those with the highest levels of anxiety reported up to five times more hot flashes than the women who were least stressed. 2. Heart attacks. Long-term anxiety increases the risk of heart attack by 40 percent
Digestive problems. You might get a stomachache worrying about the presentation you have to give this week. In fact, the American Institute for Preventive Medicine says that ongoing agonizing can make you more susceptible to peptic ulcers.
Headaches. Stress is the most common cause of headaches.