Navigation Links
Family Infighting Hurts the Heart
Date:10/8/2007

s because of the power of negative close relationships to activate stronger emotions (worrying and anxiety) and the consequent physiological effects," the researchers wrote.

The impact probably comes from increased activity of the sympathetic nervous system, explained Frank A. Treiber, vice president for research at the Medical College of Georgia, who has also done research on the issue.

"A lot of my work has to do with things such as family relationships, risk factors for hypertension, kids from dysfunctional families," Treiber said. "They are more reactive to stress, which makes their hearts work harder."

The new report on the British study "does add another piece to the puzzle," Treiber said. The link between negative relationships and cardiovascular problems "has held up really well across a 12-year follow-up," he said. Still, more work is needed to determine if the same link exists in social groups other than British civil servants, Trieber noted.

It's possible that the cardiovascular impact of negative relationships can be lessened by counseling and training, he said. "I would say that the family doctor could evaluate the situation and get people referred to someone who would teach them how to cope with stress," Treiber said.

What is different about this study is that the participants defined the closeness of the relationship, noted Carol Shively, a psychologist who is also professor of pathology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C.

In previous studies, those definitions came from outside, usually on the basis of the marital status of the participants, she said.

"This captures much more closely what is the importance of social relationships to ourselves," Shively said. That importance has to do with "the emotional quality as perceived by the person who is recording the relationship," she said.

More information

There's more on coping
'/>"/>

Copyright©2007 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Family planning with folate
2. Breast cancer in younger women strongly linked to family history
3. Accuracy of Some Natural Family Planning Methods Questioned .
4. Alcoholism Influenced By Both Genetics & Family Environment
5. Restless leg syndrome can be a family trait
6. Merck to pay $ 253.5 million to Vioxx victim family
7. Family Counseling To Encourage Children Eat Healthy
8. Survey finds that discussion with family very crucial in organ donation decision
9. Effective family control measures and stem cell research focus of Indian Government
10. Family history of alcoholism influences reaction to advice
11. Family planning is insisted upon Muslims by Shia cleric
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/3/2015)... ... 03, 2015 , ... E-Volve Health, an Elliot Health System ... organization, to provide electronic medical record (EMR) consulting services to Amerinet clients running ... negotiated pricing on E-Volve Health’s Epic EMR consulting, custom training and support services. ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... Lawrenceville, Georgia (PRWEB) , ... September 03, 2015 ... ... the spread of disease in Haiti, has partnered with Slingshot® Product Development Group ... no electricity or running water. Michael Wahl with DriButts plans to bring 600 ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... September 03, 2015 , ... ... care community to be situated at 4400 Columbine Drive in Bellingham, Washington. Silverado ... 2016, and has been carefully designed to serve up to 80 people living ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... San Jose, CA (PRWEB) , ... September 03, ... ... high-performance Splashtop remote desktop solution for LANDESK Management Suite customers, as part of ... Management Suite’s user-centered approach to IT, by delivering the best mobile user experience ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... ... , ... Girl’s Night Out to benefit Core Compassion Project will be held ... in Monroe, North Carolina. The event food will be provided by Kate ... offers off-premise catering and event services from casual to elegant. They are also the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:E-Volve Health to Offer EMR Consulting Solutions to Amerinet Members 2Health News:DriButts Diapers Rely on Slingshot Help in Haiti 2Health News:DriButts Diapers Rely on Slingshot Help in Haiti 3Health News:Site Dedication Ceremony to Celebrate New Silverado Memory Care Community 2Health News:Splashtop Partners with LANDESK to Deliver High Performance Remote Access and Remote Support to and from Mobile Devices and Chromebook 2Health News:Splashtop Partners with LANDESK to Deliver High Performance Remote Access and Remote Support to and from Mobile Devices and Chromebook 3Health News:Splashtop Partners with LANDESK to Deliver High Performance Remote Access and Remote Support to and from Mobile Devices and Chromebook 4Health News:Girl’s Night Out, with Food From Kate Clyde's Catered Creations, to Benefit Core Compassion Project 2
... Millions of postmenopausal women suffer from sexual dysfunctions- ... physiological and psychological problems. ,However if the ... these problems can be treated properly. Almost all ... develop changes in genital organs-particularly a condition known ...
... breast lumps are too small to be picked up by ... a potential candidate for breast cancer. But to offset this ... Baltimore headed by Dr. Saraswathi Sukumar, have devised a new ... a new method called ductal lavage. Ductal lavage, involves "washing" ...
... with diabetes, the most painful and bothering one is the ... part according to many diabetics is the finger stick. There ... times a day for more than ten to twenty years ... pain and discomfort associated with them. But researchers and manufacturers ...
... of Anti-dumping and Allied Duties, under the ministry ... duties on paracetamol from China and Taiwan. This ... used drug on basis of a petition filed ... and Sri Krishna Pharmaceuticals; Solapur based Vamsi Labs, ...
... therapy, complimentary and alternative medicine seem to be more ... new study. Among 191 HIV-positive outpatients surveyed about their ... had used alternative therapies at some point to control ... findings appear in the current issue of The journal ...
... wound healing in depressed people is four times slower than ... place in the latest issue of the journal, “Psychosomatic Medicine”. ... the rate of wound healing, according to the researchers. Depression ... immune system, which may keep a wound from healing on ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:9/3/2015)... 2015 Research and ... of the "Investigation Report on China,s Progesterone ... The clinical demand for steroid drug is ... good efficacy especially its extended use in regulating ... years. Progesterone, a natural progestogen produced by ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... VIENNA , September 3, 2015 ... pain management   High need for ... , quality of life   , ... the European Pain Federation EFIC ® , young scientists from across ... pain research projects, focussing on novel ideas with potential for achieving ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... DUBLIN , Sep. 03, 2015 ... announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on ... According to the statistics, over 200 million ... aged 50 and above in China ... this figure is 30%-50% among women aged 60 and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:China Progesterone Market Investigation Report 2015-2019 2Results of Pain Research Projects Raise Aspiration for Advanced Pain Treatment 2Results of Pain Research Projects Raise Aspiration for Advanced Pain Treatment 3Results of Pain Research Projects Raise Aspiration for Advanced Pain Treatment 4Results of Pain Research Projects Raise Aspiration for Advanced Pain Treatment 5Investigation Report on China's Raloxifene Market, 2015-2019 2
... , July 7 Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK ) announced ... at 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time , to discuss the Company,s operating results for ... results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 will be released at ... , To participate ...
... , FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. , July 7 BD (Becton, ... conduct a live webcast of its third fiscal quarter 2010 earnings conference call ...  BD will issue a press release detailing the quarter,s earnings earlier that morning. ... The webcast of the conference call, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Stryker to Host Conference Call on July 20, 2010 2BD Announces Live Webcast of Third Fiscal Quarter Earnings Conference Call 2
Intended for the quantitative determination of urea nitrogen in serum. Reaction: kinetic. Wavelength: 340 nm. Linearity: 150 mg/dL (53.4 mmol/L urea) at 37C....
Intended for the quantitative determination of direct bilirubin in serum. Modified EvelynMalloy Method. Endpoint Reaction. Wavelength: 555 nm. Linearity: 20 mg/dl (340 mol/l)...
... microplate spectrophotometer designed specifically to run 24 ... With rugged hardware, proven optical performance and ... of traditional spectrophotometry to obtain results quickly, ... read up to eight, 1 cm Biocell ...
Spectra 3000RS & Spectra 3000RSP are very precise instruments. They have a metal base structure, durable parts for long life use, and they are very easy to use and maintain....
Medicine Products: