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Exhaustion and the Bachelor Life can lead to heart attacks for men

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The findings of new research suggests that men who experience vital exhaustion, are at a higher risk of having a heart attack. This risk of exhaustion linked with myocardial infarction was particularly pronounced in divorced, widowed, and men who never got married. The study was presented at ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2021, which is an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “Vital exhaustion refers to excessive fatigue, feelings of demoralisation and increased irritability,” said study author Dr. Dmitriy Panov of the Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation. “It is thought to be a response to intractable problems in people’s lives, particularly when they are unable to adapt to prolonged exposure to psychological stressors.” This study examined the relationship between vital exhaustion and the risk of myocardial infarction in men with no history of cardiovascular …

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