Question: Are nervous people more likely to have a heart attack? Eugenia (Canada).
Answer: The character of a person has been clearly related to various pathologies. In general, and with regard to cardiovascular diseases, it is known that people who are nervous, anxious or with a very stressful life style tend to have more health problems, among others, from the cardiovascular point of view. Other emotional problems, such as depression, are also associated with a worse cardiological prognosis.