If You Vent Anger You’ll Likely Live Two Years Longer
German researchers say you’ll die sooner if you internalize your rage.
In findings published in the journal Health Psychologies, the analysis of 6,000 patients showed those who internalized anxiety ran the risk of an elevated pulse — increasing the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and other ailments.
Patients who held back their anger were dubbed “repressors.”
They did bounce back more quickly from illness because they were more disciplined, the study found.
The study focused on Italians and the Spanish, who lived an average of two years longer than the buttoned-up English.