Speaker: Recognizing patients’ emotional stress can reduce CV risk, improve outcomes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A speaker at the American Society for Preventive Cardiology Congress on CVD Prevention called on clinicians to have greater consideration for the effects of psychosocial factors on CVD and related outcomes.
During a presentation, Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FACC, FSCCT, professor of medicine at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, detailed the potential psychosocial and emotional triggers of incident CVD and emphasized the importance of cultivating resilience and neuroplasticity in at-risk patients.
“Mental

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A speaker at the American Society for Preventive Cardiology Congress on CVD Prevention called on clinicians to have greater consideration for the effects of psychosocial factors on CVD and related outcomes.
During a presentation, Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FACC, FSCCT, professor of medicine at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, detailed the potential psychosocial and emotional triggers of incident CVD and emphasized the importance of cultivating resilience and neuroplasticity in at-risk patients.
“Mental