Know The Heart-Brain Connection

Extreme emotional stress (like losing a spouse) can lead to a heart condition called Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, which is a temporary cardiac condition that may lead to heart failure. Besides, there are ample studies suggesting the risks associated with chronic stress that causes heart attack and stroke. Studies also reveal that people living with cardiovascular disease may develop dementia in later years of life. So, maintaining a healthy brain as well as a healthy heart is a precondition for longer…