Women with high stress jobs 40 percent more likely to have heart attack

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Posted on August 15, 2012 at 10:55 AM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 15 at 11:01 AM

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NEW ORLEANS - This may come as no surprise, but a high stress on the job can put a strain on your heart.

According to Harvard University researchers, women under stress at work are almost 40 percent more likely to have a heart attack.

But, researchers aren't exactly sure why this is.

Mackie Shilstone was in the studio with more information on the study and what women can do to de-stress their lives.

Visit www.mackieshilstone.com for more of Mackie's health, wellness and fitness tips.

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