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“Stress, the Cocaine of Modern America”
September 29, 2006

PULLMAN – Dr. Leonard Mees of Health Innovators International will tell why stress can cause the same heart deterioration as cocaine, and how to prevent stress’s effects on the body in his lecture “Stress, the Cocaine of Modern America” from 1 to 2 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Gladish Community Center auditorium in Pullman.Both stress and cocaine can cause the release of adrenaline, Mees said.  Too much adrenaline can cause heart damage and lead to lethal arrhythmias, he said.”The only way to detect this is by post-mortem exams. Because people respond to stress differently, it really depends on the individual and the luck of the … » More …