How stress can cause a

This article was originally posted on Women Living With Diabetes.

February is heart disease awareness month. In my last article, I promised that I would share how stress can cause heart disease.

I recall the first time I met a patient diagnosed with this condition more than seven years ago:

She was close to 80 years old. She came in

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When the Stress of Life and Caring for Dad is Too Much, Ask For Help

A few days ago, a dear friend was seated on the edge of the exam table while her doctor scolded her once again about her weight and blood pressure. When the doctor asked my friend about the stress in her life, she started to cry.