Health Tip: Heart-Smart Approaches to Relationship Stress

(HealthDay News) -- Arguing with a partner or feeling anxious about meeting the in-laws can induce stress. When these strains are intense or prolonged, your heart can suffer, says Johns Hopkins Medicine.

The school mentions these healthier ways to deal with relationship stress:

  • Discuss life stresses with your doctor.

  • Check if your coping strategies are healthy.

  • Find stress outlets that make you feel better quickly, and in the long term.

  • Make taking care of yourself a top priority.

  • Pay attention to newer symptoms, such as pain or nausea.

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