Understanding Heart Disease: Can Stress Cause a Heart Attack in a Healthy Person?

Understanding Heart Disease: Can Stress Cause a Heart Attack in a Healthy Person People who are under a lot of stress are often told by family and friends that they should be careful or they might have a heart attack. While these people have good intentions and mean well, their advice isn’t medically accurate. We will take a closer look at the connection between stress and heart disease.    Does Stress Cause Heart Attacks? Intense physical and emotional stress won’t cause a heart attack, but these things can cause something that is very similar to a heart attack. Exposure to chronic physical and emotional stress can result in a condition…