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can being scared hurt you heart

I have coronary heart disease and peripheral vascular disease.  Can being scared severly hurt your heart? I am going to salem massachusetts
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Fear causes anxiety which is stress. During stress the body attempts to increase blood pressure and heart rate. If stress occurs often and for prolonged periods of time, then arterial damage will occur, leading to Coronary Heart disease. If you are diagnosed with
Heart disease, your Doctor should have you on medication to help keep blood pressure low, anti clotting agents and beta blockers to prevent your heart from over reacting during exertion or stress.
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