How cocoa may protect the heart against stress
Stressful events — such as sitting an exam, giving a presentation, or attending a job interview — temporarily increase heart rate and blood pressure and dilate arteries.
This is a normal part of the body’s “fight-or-flight” response, but the lining of blood vessels, known as the endothelium, can take up to 90 minutes to recover after this kind of stress.
Original Article Source Credits: MedicalNewsToday , https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/
Article Written By: James Kingsland
Original Article Posted on: April 7, 2021