n Medical Chronicle - Can stress increase the risk of heart attack? - clinical - cardiac

Volume 2020 Number 3
  • ISSN : 2617-9385


Can stress cause a heart attack? This is a question that cardiologist, Dr Annari van Rensburg, who practices at Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital in Cape Town, is commonly asked. She says that the answer is complex but also fascinating, Dr Van Rensburg shared some of her insights on this subject, which she believes “requires much greater awareness among both the general public and medical practitioners in South Africa, as it could potentially assist in saving lives.”

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