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Housecall for Health: Why Women Feel More Stress Than Men

A new study claims women are more prone to stress than men, and it’s not because of mood or temperament – it’s biology.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon explains in today’s “Housecall for Health”:

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New evidence explains why women feel more stress than men.  Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine say it’s biology.

A broken heart, medically known as stress cardiomyopathy, is eight times more common in women than men.  The condition causes the heart muscles to weaken.  In trials, men showed an increase in blood flow to the heart when exposed to stress, but there was no change in women, and the lack of oxygen could be the cause of heart trouble.

Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.




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