Massachusetts news station: Anger’s role in heart attack risk may start in the arteries

Short bursts of anger may temporarily damage the ability of blood vessels to properly dilate, a function believed to be pivotal in preventing arteries from hardening, new research suggests.

The findings, published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association, may help explain how anger contributes to the risk of having a heart attack.

Watch a report of this study from WWLP-22News below and read more here.