You have every right to be angry, and it’s healthy and good to yell, stomp, throw, or curse. A new study by researchers at the University of Jena in Germany found that expressing anger is good for your health. In this study of 6,000 participants, those who repressed their feelings were at risk for developing diseases. More specifically internalizing emotions raised the pulse rate of participants. Over time this could lead to heart disease and cancer. Apparently being hot-tempered can even extend your life. Mediterranean cultures who tend to be more expressive live longer than European northerners who are more reserved.
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