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Optimism Reduces Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

By: CBS
By: CBS

Being happy is good for the heart!

Doctors at Harvard found people who are optimistic and satistified with life are less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke.

In fact the most optimistic people have a 50 percent reduced risk. Previous research has shown stress and depression can INCREASE the risk of heart problems.


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