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Calm down! Being angry makes you ill: Shrinking lungs, a haywire heart, your immune system shutting down

Shrinking lungs, a haywire heart, your immune system shutting down… Calm down! Being angry makes you ill

Pat Hagan for MailOnline

Getting angry is a natural human reaction and, for most of us, the occasional outburst may help to release pent-up stress.

But what happens to the body when it is continuously subjected to the emotional upheaval that accompanies day-to-day hostility and rage?

Scientific evidence suggests frequent angry outbursts may increase the long-term risk of everything from heart attacks and strokes to poor healing and a weakened immune system.

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