KSAT-12 News: Do you have ‘Holiday Heart Syndrome’?
Are you overwhelmed by the holidays? Are you stressed, and drinking and eating more than you normally do? They are signs of what doctors call “Holiday Heart Syndrome.”
The syndrome can happen to anyone, even if they have a healthy heart. It’s triggered by stress and alcohol, and makes your heart beat three to four times faster than normal.
Five million people suffer from the condition in the U.S. alone.