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Can Your Heart Give Out From Too Much Emotional Pain/damage?

Can Your Heart Give Out From Too Much Emotional Pain/damage?

Probably a stupid question but I was wondering if too much emotional pain would eventually damage the heart enough for it to give out. How I respond to emotional pain is I naturally direct all of it inwards so it hurts myself and not anyone else. I live in my own inner world so other than telling my closest friends and posting anonymously online, I just direct all of the pain inwards so basically I just emotionally abuse my own heart and mind so… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Yes I am sure ones heart can give up due to stress and anxiety in the body.. The body excretes hormones to help it get into flight or fight mode. Adrenaline is excreted when there is danger that is whatbgivesvus our strength in a stressvflight situation.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Definitely. It's a sad and by far the most painful way for your heart to tap out.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Mostly it will cause stomach problems like gerd, and it feels like the heart.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I would think you can.
Firstly the stress of the pain. Then while you are trying to deal with that kind of pain you would not be looking after yourself very well.
Why would you do this to yourself? Not a judgemental question. But one asked with all the compassion and empathy I could ever feel for someone else.
Take care, some of the most beautiful flowers are grown in the harshest environments.

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Stress and anxiety can push up Blood Pressure which in turn will damage ones heart which in turn can damage arteries so I think in the end I t could kill you

posted almost 4 years ago
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