Stress changes the way your blood clots, making a heart attack more likely.
Find out more and raise awareness of the link between stress and heart health at your workplace with our free HP material, available to download below. Make sure you print it out in colour and stick it in a high-traffic area at your workplace. The more people that see it, the better!
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Beat stress, help your heart: getting active is key.
Physical activity strengthens your heart and manages stress hormones. Within just five minutes after concluding moderate exercise you reduce the stress chemicals in your body. Exercise uses up excess stress chemicals that are floating around your body, instead of letting them clog up your organs leading to health conditions such as heart disease. Any form of physical activity can help you unwind and ease stress levels. Sometimes all it takes is a walk around the block, a game of cricket with the kids, a cycle along the river, going for a swim, trying a class at the gym, getting creative with a park bench - the opportunities available for exercise and stress relief are endless!